Cheylin USD 103 in Bird City is a 1A school district with 130 students K-12 and is located in Cheyenne County. Our four day school week has been in place for many years. The regular school day starts at 8:15 am and ends at 4:15 pm Monday - Thursday. We have 153 student days and 160 teacher contract days. The teacher base pay is $33,200 with a single policy Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance Benefit for all full time employees. The communities of Bird City and McDonald make up the Cheylin district. The patrons are very supportive of a quality education for our students.
Cheylin School district has an excellent staff with a mix of both new and experienced teachers. We have high academic expectations for all students and prepare students for post secondary education and/or career training. Our students consistently perform well on Kansas State Assessments and are at the top of WKLL schools in scholarship testing.
We have a variety of vocational electives available in agriculture, industrial arts and business. The district has a 1:1 chromebook initiative in grades 1 through 12.
Cheylin is part of the WKLL and participates in 6-man football, volleyball, basketball and track.
We are located in the far northwest corner of Kansas with vast farmland, great sunrises, beautiful sunsets, and clean air, just 35 miles northeast of Goodland and 60 miles northwest of Colby Kansas.