Area Schools

Council Grove, Morris County, KS schools

Morris County USD 417


Encompassing 537 square miles in the heart of the Flint Hills, Morris County Schools, USD 417, provides a high quality, child centered education program spanning pre-school through 12th grade. Approximately 750 children attend one of our three accredited schools. Over 60 licensed educators serve to meet all of our children’s needs.

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Prairie Heights Elementary School
Located in Alta Vista, KS

  • Kindergarten through 6th grade

  • Class size is 10-14 students    

  • Full-time music & physical education program

  • All-day Kindergarten         

  • Kansas Reading Roadmap (KRR) Program

  • After-school childcare program

Council Grove Elementary School

  • Approximately 350 students     

  • Pre-school through Grade 6

  • Class size is 20 or fewer students      

  • Two, one-half day pre-school sessions

  • All-day Kindergarten

  • Vocal Music K-6

  • Instrumental Music Grades 5 & 6         

  • Physical Education classes

  • Computer classes    

  • Kansas Reading Roadmap (KRR) Program     

  • After-school childcare program        

Council Grove Jr./Sr. High School

  • Approximately 315 students  

  • Grades 7-12

  • Band and Vocal Music programs   

  • Family and Consumer Sciences     

  • Vocational Agriculture    

  • Physical Education

  • Comprehensive Library 

  • Counseling

  • Core courses in Math, Science, English, and Social Studies

  • Dual-credit course opportunities with Butler County Community College

  • Advanced Placement courses

  • Flint Hills Technical College in Emporia course offerings

  • Interscholastic athletic and activity events

  • Competitions for FBLA, FCCLA, and FFA

USD 481 Rural Vista

Rural Vista USD 481


Our Mighty Schools Advantages…
  • Full Kansas QPA Accreditation! 
  • Strong early childhood commitment: Parents as Teachers-prenatal to 3 yrs., 4 yr old preschool and full day kindergarten 
  • White City Governor’s Choice Award 
  • Individualized instruction for students
  • 9:1 Student to Teacher Ratio 
  • Schools have received Standard of Excellence Awards
  • Numerous extra-curricular activities 
  • Progressive Schools with a friendly Rural Atmosphere
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USD 481 Rural Vista

Butler Community College of Council Grove


Nestled in the heart of the Flint Hills, Butler Community College of Council Grove has many of the same opportunities as the other Butler campuses.  Council Grove offers a state of the art computer lab, advising, financial aid services, and a variety of classes.

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Building Blocks Community Child Care

300 N Union

(620) 767-8029

Building Blocks is a KDHE licensed child care facility. It has four units and serves children ages 2 weeks-5 years of age. 
While at Building Blocks children learn through a play based curriculum for 0-2 year olds and the SPLASH curriculum in the preschool classroom (3-5 yr olds). 

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Visit our office M-F, 9am-5pm

 207 W. Main Council Grove, KS

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