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First Stop Enrollment Center

All students, grades K-12 who are new to USD 443 must register at First Stop Enrollment Center. Students grades K-4 choose 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice schools. (Assignment will be made at time of registration.) If space is not currently available at your school choice, students will be assigned to an available school and placed on a waiting list for your 1st choice school.

  • 308 West Frontview Avenue
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.339.4818
  • FAX: 620.227.1764
  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM and Friday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM (No appt necessary; the last enrollment of the day will be taken at 4:30 Mon-Thurs. and 3:30 on Friday)

Please bring the following documents to First Stop at time of registration:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Record
  • Social Security Number (Optional)
  • A physical is required for students under the age of 9 or students new to the United States **A parent or legal guardian must be present.
  • **Previous school information is also required.

The Learning Center

  • 308 West Frontview Avenue
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.1763
  • FAX: 620.339.4819

Kansas Heritage Center

Elementary Gifted Education

  • 1601 1st Avenue
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.1609

Southwest Kansas Area Cooperative District 613

  • PO Box 70
    001 Ford Road
    Ensign, KS 67841
  • Phone: 620.225.0203
  • FAX: 620.865.2055
  • Web Site: www.skacd.com

Central Administration Building

  • 1000 North 2nd Avenue
    PO Box 460
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Web Site: www.usd443.org

Communication and Public Information

  • Phone: 620.227.1623
  • FAX: 620.227.1734

Contacts:

  • Alan R. Cunningham, Superintendent of Schools
    • Phone: 620.227.1700
    • FAX: 620.227.1695
  • Judy Beedles-Miller, Elementary Education
    • Phone: 620.227.1763
    • FAX: 620.339.4819
  • Greg Springston, Secondary Education
    • Phone: 620.227.1769
    • FAX: 620.227.1729
  • William Hammond, Business and Operations
    • Phone: 620.227.1621
    • FAX: 620.227.1774
  • Susan Scherling, Human Resources
    • Phone: 620.227.1704
    • FAX: 620.227.1695
  • Ray Wipf, Management Information Services
    • Phone: 620.227.1628
    • FAX: 620.227.1760
  • Dr. Robert Vinton, ESL/Migrant Programs
    • Phone: 620.227.1618
    • FAX: 620.227.1671
  • Steve Tweedy, Information Technologies
    • Phone: 620.227.1600
    • FAX: 620.227.1689
  • Diane Buenelo, Transportation
    • Phone: 620.227.1613
    • FAX: 620.227.1736
  • Chris Meyer, Maintenance
    • Phone: 620.227.1712
    • FAX: 620.227.1761
  • Kathy Konrade, Nutrition
    • Phone: 620.227.1630
    • FAX: 620.227.1733

Bright Beginnings Early Childhood Center (Pre-K)

  • Tami Knedler
  • 200 West Comanche Street, Suite A
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620-227-1797
  • FAX: 620.227.1682
  • Applications Taken By Appointments Only!
  • Monday-Friday Between 8:00am-3:30pm

Must Meet Certain Guidelines To Qualify:

  • Serving Eligible Pregnant Women, Children 0-3,
  • Pre-K (3 & 4 year olds on or before August 31st) and Children with Disabilities
  • Please bring:
    • Proof of income from the last 12 months such as:
    • Tax Return, W-2, letter from SRS, or latest check stub
    • Child’s Birth Certificate
    • Child’s Social Security Card (optional)
    • Medical Card, Health wave, or Private Insurance (if applicable)
    • Child’s Current Physical
    • Hemoglobin
    • Blood Lead Result
    • Child’s Immunization Record
    • Emergency Contacts
    • If your 4 yr old 1st language is Spanish
    • Please bring your child.

Beeson Elementary School (K-4)

  • Annette Aldape, Principal
  • 1700 West Beeson Road
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.1605
  • FAX: 620.227.1745

Central Elementary School (K.4)

  • Kelly Bolin, Principal
  • 1100 Central Avenue
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.1601
  • FAX: 620.227.1721

Linn Elementary School (K-4)

  • Christopher Pyle, Principal
  • 1900 West Linn Street
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.1602
  • FAX: 620.227.1722

Miller Elementary School (K-4)

  • Joyce Warshaw, Principal
  • 1100 Avenue G
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.1603
  • FAX: 620.227.1723

Northwest Elementary School (K-4)

  • Kathy Ramsour, Principal
  • 2100 6th Avenue
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.1604
  • FAX: 620.227.1724

Ross Elementary School (K-4)

  • Amy Loder, Principal
  • 3001 6th Avenue
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.1780
  • FAX: 620.339.4809

Sunnyside Elementary School (K-4)

  • John Montford, Principal
  • 511 Sunnyside Avenue
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.1607
  • FAX: 620.227.1727

Wilroads Gardens Elementary School (K-4)

  • Bonnie Bethea
  • 11558 East Main Road
  • Phone: 620.227.1608
  • FAX: 620.227.1728

Comanche Intermediate Center (5-6)

  • Marc Woofter, Principal
  • Martha Mendoza, Assistant Principal
  • 1601 1st Avenue
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.1609
  • FAX: 620.339.4802

Soule Intermediate Center (5-6)

  • Greg Preston, Principal
  • 401 Soule Street
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.1606
  • FAX: 620.227.1719

Dodge City Middle School (7-8)

  • Mike King, Principal
  • Pam Algrim, Assistant Principal
  • Faye Wells, Assistant Principal
  • 2000 6th Avenue
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.1610
  • FAX: 620.227.1731

Dodge City High School (9.12)

  • Jacque Feist, Principal
  • Mike Martinez, Associate Principal
  • M. Shawn Lampe, Associate Principal
  • Cherry Deges, Associate Principal, Dean of Students
  • Shawn Steiner, Dean of Students
  • Jay Gifford, Athletic Director
  • Tamie Preston, Activities Director
  • 2201 West Ross Boulevard
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.1611
  • FAX: 620.227.1680
  • Registrar FAX: 620.227.1790

Alternative Education

  • Matt Turner, Principal
  • 200 West Comanche Street, Suite B
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.1617
  • FAX: 620.227.1715

Salvation Army (Home Schooling)

  • Phone: 620.225.4871

Therapeutic Education Center/Dane Hansen Youthville School

  • Brian Hastings, Director
  • 11200 Lariat Way
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.682.1837
  • Private K-8

Sacred Heart Cathedral School (K-8)

Dodge City: Adult Learning

  • Adult Learning Center
  • 700 Avenue G
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.225.0186
  • Information: The Adult Learning Center provides ESL and GED prep classes, citizenship studies and computer-literacy classes.

Dodge City Education Center

  • 200 West Comanche, Building B
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.225.5239
  • Information: The Dodge City Education Center gives people 18 years and older an opportunity to earn a high school diploma, learn from self-paced computer coursework, and receive career counseling.

 

The Learning Center

  • 308 West Frontview Street
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.1763

Colleges and Universities

  • Dodge City Community College
  • 2501 North 14th Avenue
    Dodge City, KS 67801.316
  • Phone: 620.225.1321
  • FAX: 620.227.9366
  • Web Site: www.dc3.edu

Dodge City Community College Contact Persons:

  • Area Technical Center, Nursing Allied Health
    • Phone: 620.227.9248
  • Area Technical Center, Associate Dean of Instruction
    • Phone: 620.227.9325
  • Technical Center, Trio Program, Edu Talent Search
    • Phone: 620.227.9406
  • Area Technical Center
    • Phone: 620.225.1321
  • Area Technical Center, Student Services Office, Dean of Students
    • Phone: 620.227.9336
  • Area Technical Center, Campus Security
    • Phone: 620.227.9466
  • Area Technical Center, Financial Aid Office
    • Phone: 620.227.9336
  • Area Technical Center, Transcript Requests
    • Phone: 620.227.9211
  • Area Technical Center, Associate Dean of Instruction-Outreach
    • Phone: 620.227.9296
  • Area Technical Center, Outreach Programs
    • Phone: 620.227.9296
  • Area Technical Center, Bookstore
    • Phone: 620.227.9281
  • Area Technical Center, Dean of Technical Education
    • Phone: 620.227.9295
  • Area Technical Center, Admissions Office
    • Phone: 620.227.9207
  • Area Technical Center, Cosmetology Department
    • Phone: 620.225.0288
  • Area Technical Center, Personnel
    • Phone: 620.227.9201
  • Area Technical Center, Wellness Center
    • Phone: 620.227.9340
  • Area Technical Center, Non-Traditional Studies
    • Phone: 620.227.9352
  • Area Technical Center, Student Housing Office
    • Phone: 620.227.9304
  • Area Technical Center, Public Relations Office
    • Phone: 620.227.9262
  • Area Technical Center, Cashier Student Accounts
    • Phone: 620.227.9216
  • Area Technical Center, Don Woodburn, President
    • Phone: 620.227.9378
  • Area Technical Center, Dean of Instruction
    • Phone: 620.227.9359

Area Technical Center, Adult Learning Center/GED Program

  • 700 Avenue G
    Dodge City, KS 67801-5150
  • Phone: 620.225.0186

Fort Hays State University Virtual College Baccalaureate Center

Friends University

  • 2100 West University
    Wichita, KS 67213
  • Toll Free Phone: 800.794.6945
  • FAX: 316.295.5050
  • Web Site: www.friends.edu

Kansas State University

  • Jennifer Pfortmiller
  • 115 College Court Boulevard
    Manhattan, KS 66506
  • Phone: 620.786.1188 or 785.532.5888
  • Web Site: www.distance.k.state.edu

Newman University Western Center

  • Bonita Green
  • 236 San José, Suite #39
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.9616
  • FAX: 620.227.9688
  • eMail: greenb@newmanu.edu
  • Web Site: http://www.newmanu.edu/western.kansas
  • Information: The Newman University Western Center is located in Hennessy Hall on the old Saint Mary’s College campus. Please use the west entrance.

KNEA Southwest (Educational Association)

  • 100 Military Avenue, Suite #104
    Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Phone: 620.227.8516