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Your interest in USD 443 - Dodge City Public Schools is greatly appreciated!  Please look at our district website - - for additional information regarding our district.  Please complete the application process for positions for which you are qualified.

The district operates 14 attendance centers. Rich with history, several school buildings date back to the 1920's. In 2001, the district opened the new Dodge City High School.  The $49 million facility is one of the largest high schools in the state of Kansas.  In August of 2012, the former Comanche Intermediate Center opened as a second middle school for sixth, seventh and eighth grade students. The nine
elementary schools have been reorganized to accomodate kindergarten - fifth grade.

2014-15 Building Configuration List:
•       9 Elementary Schools, K-5
•       2 Middle Schools
•       1 6A High School
•       1 Alternative School
•       1 Early Childhood Center


Dodge City Public Schools is the third largest employer in Dodge City, Kansas. The district employs 1,305 people, including full-time, part-time and substitutes:

       443 licensed personnel

•       679 support staff (includes classified, clerical and food service staff,          bus drivers, teachers aides, and custodians)

•         35 administrators and 17 exempt

•           3 resource officers

•       131 substitute teachers

Student Enrollment:

The enrollment numbers are for kindergarten through 12th grade:

      2014 - 2015 enrollment - 6,648 students

      2013 - 2014 enrollment - 6,759 students

      2012 - 2013 enrollment - 6,793 students

      2011 - 2012 enrollment - 6,670 students

      2010 - 2011 enrollment - 6,258 students

Student Ethnic Distribution:

       Hispanic                   79%

       Asian                         1%

       African American         2%

       Caucasian                 17%

       Native American          0%


iPad Initiative:

For the past year, teachers have been piloting an iPad
Initiative with the goals of preparing 21st Century learners,
personalizing learning for each student and empowering
students as life-long learners. The district is currently
implementing a 1:1 initiative and by January, 2014, there
will be an iPad in the hands of every USD 443 student.





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