District Overview

Let us introduce you to the fastest growing school district in the area, and to the community that has been listed among America's Top 25 Places to Live and Go to School (www.relocateamerica.com). All of the brochures below can be viewed online or printed from your computer. For more information, contact the Communications Office (913-780-8245, mkolbec@olatheschools.org).

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District Highlights

Fast facts on enrollment, test scores, staff and students, programs offered, and bond projects.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to all your questions about calendars, transportation, crossing guards, curriculum, driver's education, employment, facility rental, graduation, school cancellations, full-day kindergarten and Y-Care, school hours, summer school, transcripts, vendors, and attendance areas, plus 24 frequently called numbers.  


It's been a banner year for award-winning schools, programs, students and staff in the Olathe Public Schools!

How to Enroll (English PDF) (Spanish PDF)

Information about school attendance areas, when and where to enroll, fees, transportation, reduced-lunch forms, physical and dental exam forms, and a complete list of schools.

Safety and Security

Student safety is a district priority. Read about the Code of Student Conduct, Crisis Management Team, Cyber Safety, Safety Hotlines, the Safety Manager, Safe and Drug-Free Schools, School Resource Officers, and Trouble-Free Playgrounds.

Dollars and Sense

A simple explanation of the mill levy, the district's most recent financial statement, and information about awards and recognitions for the district's focus on cost-effective operations.

2014-15 Annual Budget (PDF)

Going Green

A leader in conservation and energy management, the district's two newest schools are LEED certified. Read about other cost-saving, energy-efficient measures in the Olathe Public Schools!

District History PDFDistrict History

The district was formed in 1965 with the consolidation of five smaller districts. Olathe Public Schools is now the second-largest district in Kansas.

Growth and Facilities ReportGrowth and Facilities

The Olathe district, known for quality and excellence, has experienced continuous growth since 1965. Our system for managing growth and facilities reflects this same quality and excellence.

Community Involvement

Parent and community involvement opportunities include the Olathe Public Schools Foundation, Seniors Serving Schools, Olathe Youth Mentors, Alumni Association, business partnerships, and the Retired Employees Association. Free activity passes for seniors!