USD 409 Atchison Public Schools has approximately 1700 students. Our district is made up of four schools, all in the same town:
Elementary School grades PK-5
Middle School grades 6-8
High School grades 9-12
Central School grade 1-12
Atchison is a unique rural family town, located on the Missouri River approximately 50 miles from Kansas City, Topeka, Lawrence and St. Joseph. We have the advantage of enjoying the quiet life but the big city attractions are just one hour away.