USD 283 is located in Southeast Kansas along US Highway 160 in Longton, Kansas.
The Elk Valley community is committed to providing a learning environment in
which all students make progress in becoming a functional member of society.
We believe that school improvement is an on-going process of
evaluation, setting goals, and implementing programs. Our district is committed to providing ongoing professional development and utilizing the MTSS structure to increase student success. Our district prides itself on the family atmosphere of helping all students succeed.
USD 283 provides a competitive salary and benefits package as part of the State of Kansas Family Health Plan. Tuition reimbursement and ongoing professional development are provided for all certified staff. Our district is located near Independence, Kansas and within 2 hours of Tulsa, Joplin, Wichita, and several outdoor recreational areas.