Enrollment Information

2023-2024 Enrollment

We are always excited to welcome new students to Great Bend Public Schools. If your child is in elementary school, please view the School Boundaries Map to determine where you should enroll your child. 

On-site Enrollment will take place in August. If you would like to start the enrollment process in advance, please call or visit your student's future attendance center to initiate the enrollment process, or call the District Education Center for more information, 620-793-1500.

Click Here to see a list of USD 428 Schools.

Click Here to learn more about Preschool & Kindergarten Enrollment.


New Families to Our Schools: 

Our goal is to make your transition into Great Bend Schools a positive experience!

We have friendly staff members at each building prepared to help our new students get settled comfortably into our schools. Students new to the district should complete pre-enrollment information as soon as possible and return to their student's future building. 

If you have questions about which elementary school your child will attend, please consult the boundary map, or call our District Education Center at 620-793-1500.

Age Requirements:

What you will need:

Enrollment Information for Returning Students:

A District-wide enrollment period takes place during the month of July and early August each year as it is necessary for our student records to be updated with current student demographics and permission forms, along with collecting the yearly enrollment fees. Online enrollment is required for all returning and preregistered students. 

Great Bend USD 428 offers Online Enrollment, which allows you to complete the enrollment process in the comfort of your own home. All returning and pre-registered students are required to enroll online. Fees may be paid online or returned by mail or in person to the District Education Center. Any outstanding fees must be paid prior to enrollment.

No computer or internet access at home? No problem! Computers and printers are available for enrollment at these public locations:

USD 428 District Education Center - 201 S Patton Road

Great Bend Public Library - 1409 Williams Street

*Documents to Read before completing Online Enrollment

Additional Forms and Information

The district will pay mileage reimbursement to the rural families with children in grades K-12, living outside the city limits of Great Bend and 2.5 miles or more from their designated school (by way of the shortest route).

Supply Lists


Immunization Information

Please visit the Student Health page for all medication forms and more information. 

Athletic Activities - Health Forms

Physical form to participate in athletics. and concussion guidelines.

KSHAA-Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation Form-Eng & Span

Food Service

For the 22-23 school year,  meal prices will return to standard menu pricing. Families must complete a Free & Reduced Meal Application PRIOR to the start of the school year to determine if they qualify for free or reduced meals. 

The Free & Reduced Meal Application is available now online, visit GreatBendSchoolMeals.com to start the EZMealApp for Great Bend USD 428. 

To request school meal modification  - Contact: Food Service - 2201 Broadway - (620) 793-1540

Click Here - Food and Nutrition Information