Welcome to West Elk

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 346 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, FBLA/SkillsUSA, and Student Government.


Thank you for visiting our website! We hope you find it useful and user friendly. If there is other information that you need, please contact the office at (620) 374-2147.




News Highlights

West Elk SkillsUSA had four members become Southeast District Officers on September 23, 2014.  They are Kyle Coffman, Vice-President; Christian …

Front Row (left to right): Emily Perkins, Coach Shilts-Baum, Jasmine Coble Back Row (left to right): Adam Harrison, Aaron Miller, …

Reid Russell and Taylor Barker, students from West Elk High School FCCLA were elected as District Officers for District J-West …

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