USD 471, Dexter, Kansas is an equal opportunity employer. We are a 1A school in South Central Kansas with wonderful facilities and a friendly work environment.
Our district test scores have always exceeded standards through the hard work of our dedicated staff. The building is carpeted, air conditioned, and maintained extemely well. We have nice sized classrooms, a complete library, full computer lab, and offer all Kansas Board of Regent courses as well as a wide variety of electives.
Our students attend school 153 days a year and our teachers are contracted for 163 days a year. We do not have a full week for spring break but feel our teachers enjoy only working 4 days per week in place of a Spring Break. Our school day runs from 7:55 AM to 3:45 PM.
We have 5 buildings on our campus. We have a K-1st grade modular building, a 2nd - 5th grade building, wood and metal shop, older gymnasium, and the high school buidling which houses grades 6-12 students.
Currently, the vast majority of our sports teams are cooperating with the Cedar Vale school district though we have separate school districts and separate board's of education. Our regular school colors are Red, White, and Black and we are the Fighting Cardinals. Our combined colors are black and gold with the Spartan nickname.