2021 - 2022 Enrollment
Pre-K through 12th-Grade, Online Enrollment for 2021-2022
Online enrollment for all returning students (or those who completed pre-enrollment paperwork) is scheduled to open in July of 2021. Returning families will receive an email with information and a prompt to log into Family Access to complete online enrollment.
On-Site Enrollment for 2021-2022
New students are welcome to enroll in Great Bend Public Schools. Please view the School Boundaries Map to determine where you should enroll your child.
Please visit your student's future attendance center to initiate the enrollment process, or call the District Education Center for more information, 620-793-1500.
Kids Eat Free in 2021-2022
For the 2021-2022 school year, all students are eligible for free meals. Free meals include breakfast and lunch each day for enrolled students. GBMS & GBHS students will still have the option to purchase a la carte items. No meal application is required.
USD 428 is an equal opportunity provider.
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.
Preschool: 3 or 4 years old, on or before August 31
Kdg: 5 years of age on or before August 31
What you will need:
Proof of Address: Acceptable documents include a current utility bill (gas, water or electric) showing the student’s address, or a current rental or purchase agreement. If these documents are not available, an affidavit signed by the parent or the enrolling adult will be accepted.
Proof of Name and Age: Acceptable documents include birth certificate, baptismal certificate, family Bibles that dutifully record births and deaths, or other hospital documents or certificates. An affidavit filled out by the enrolling adult, attesting to the child’s name and age, will also be accepted.
Kansas Certification of Immunization: Kansas requires all children entering school for the first time in Kansas to provide their immunization records prior to admission to and attendance at a public school. A health assessment is now required for school entry for children through 8 years of age who have not previously enrolled in a Kansas school. View immunization requirements here.
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
Chromebook FAQ - Middle School/High School
Acceptable Use Policy - All Students
Emergency Safety Interventions - All Students
Exclusion Policy - All Students
Anti-Bullying Policy - All Students
FERPA - (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)
Additional Forms and Information
*For the 2021-2022 school year, all students are eligible for free meals. Free meals include breakfast and lunch each day for enrolled students. GBMS & GBHS students will still have the option to purchase a la carte items. No meal application is required, USD 428 is an equal opportunity provider.
For the 2021-2022 school year, all students are eligible for free meals. Free meals include breakfast and lunch each day for enrolled students. GBMS & GBHS students will still have the option to purchase a la carte items. No meal application is required, USD 428 is an equal opportunity provider.
To request school meal modification - Contact: Food Service - 2201 Broadway - (620) 793-1540