USD #357 Belle Plaine is a district with 630 students in Preschool through 12th grade located in a quiet community just 20 miles south of Wichita. The district recently passed a $15,850,00 Bond Election that includes building additions and improvements district-wide. Our staff, administration, Board of Education and community are committed to maintaining our reputation as the "Home of Quality Schools".
Belle Plaine Elementary School serves students in grades Pre-K through 4th. It has a staff of 21 dedicated teachers who strive to create a positive environment where all members have a common goal to develop life-long learners. Belle Plaine Elementary School boasts a state-recognized Preschool through 2nd Grade Early Childhood Program, and a well-established All-Day Kindergarten Program.
Belle Plaine Middle School serves students in grades 5-8 with a staff of 12 teachers plus support staff. BPMS focuses on fundamental academic skills, teaching personal responsibility and developing character.
Belle Plaine High School is a 3-A high school serving students in grades 9-12. BPHS has a staff of 17 outstanding teachers. Our high school has a 95% graduation rate and a composite ACT score of 22.4. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Belle Plaine High School as "One of the Best High Schools in Kansas". We offer a variety of sports and co-curricular activities in which students can become involved.
Technology Vision Statement USD #357 is committed to providing a technology-enhanced curriculum. We offer 1:1 iPads in grades 3-8 and 1:1 laptops in grades 9-12. The district's vision includes providing our professional staff the resources and skills necessary to offer a PreK-12th grade learning environment rich in instructional technology. Our technology-integrated curriculum creates a student-centered learning community that develops skills for personal success for all students.