USD 286 in Sedan is located in Southeast Kansas at the junctions of US Highway 166 and 99. Sedan is a picturesque community located equidistant from Tulsa, OK, Wichita, KS and Joplin, MO, in the heart of the Chautauqua Hills. Sedan is the Chautauqua County seat and has a community hospital, golf course, swimming pool and numerous restaurants. Sedan is a great place to work and raise a family.
Oil and cattle production are still the county's main resources. Other industries include the production and distribution of bedding plants at Sedan Floral, grass fed beef from Tallgrass Beef LLC, truck beds and trailers at Economy Manufacturing, and the Kansas Klipper. Efforts to promote tourism in the county include such events as the Chautauqua Hills Blues Festival, Annual Redbud Tour, and the Yellow Brick Road Festival.
USD 286 has a rich tradition in academic success, athletics and music.