The mission of the Fort Scott Public Schools is to provide quality, effective, and caring teaching and learning for all so that every student is prepared with the skills, knowledge, and experiences for college and career. Our vision - Making Dreams a Reality for All.
Fort Scott's two elementary schools, Winfield Scott includes grades K-2 and Eugene Ware includes grades 3-5. Each school's academic program emphasizes reading, language arts, math, social studies, and science. The children all participate in physical education, vocal music, art, library, and computer labs.
Fort Scott also provides a Preschool Center. The special needs of developmentally delayed preschool children are met.
Fort Scott Middle School serves all district students in grades six, seven, and eight. A core curriculum of reading, language arts, social studies, math, and science is emphasized through a teaming approach.
Fort Scott High School is a North Central accredited high school for students in grades nine through twelve. The curriculum features two programs: the Regents curriculum which is designated to prepare students to enter Kansas universities, and the Tech Prep curriculum which provides students with the basics of technical training. Students may choose from a variety of electives and enjoy a wide range of extracurriclar activities and clubs.
District buses provide daily transportation to and from school for approximately 1,100 students. Each of the schools has a breakfast program and a hot lunch program which meet state and federal nutritional requirements.
All USD 234 schools are fully accredited.