West Elk Public Schools is located just outside the city limits of Howard, Kansas. The district includes the communities of Elk Falls, Howard, Moline, Severy and several townships encompassing 540 square miles. West Elk is a 2A school with 341 students in pre-kindergarten through the twelfth grade. In addition to the core subjects, West Elk offers art, vocal, and band to represent Fine Arts. The vocational programs available are Family and Consumer Science, Business, Woodworking, and Vocational Agriculture.
Junior High students may participate on numerous athletic teams at West Elk Schools. Those include football, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, and track. High school students also have cross country, softball and baseball in which to be involved.
West Elk also has several activities and clubs to give young people an opportunity to become well rounded students. This includes the Fall Play, FCCLA, FFA, Forensics, Math Team, Scholars Bowl, SkillsUSA, and Student Government.
The District Motto is that we believe that all students will learn in a happy, healthy environment and become responsible productive members of our ever-changing society.
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