Guide to Preschools and Schools in Wichita

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Wichita Preschools Schools

Wichita Preschools & Schools 

We are often asked for the best Wichita preschools and school options in Wichita and surrounding areas. There are a variety of options including a good mix of public, private, virtual, and homeschool. We hope to serve as a starting point of your research with a guide to some of the education options Wichita has to offer! See below for a variety of options of Wichita preschools and schools.

Christ the Savior Academy

School Guide 2022 CSA

Type of school: Junior Kindergarten through 6th Grade
Location: 7515 E. 13th Street//East 

Christ the Savior Academy, a classical, Christian grammar school (Preschool – 6th grade), combines the best of secular culture with the wisdom of the Church to teach a student to read well, write well, think well, and live well. The classical approach is a time-tested model used by schools such as Oxford, Cambridge, and Eton to produce leaders for centuries.

Open House/Tour Information: Individual tours for prospective families can be arranged by calling Jordan Howell, Director of Operations, at 316-201-4810. Students are encouraged to arrange shadow days to see for themselves what a day in the life of Christ the Savior Academy is like. In addition, a virtual tour is available on the website at www.csawichita.org.

Wichita Collegiate School

School Guide 2022 Collegiate

Type of school: Early Childhood through 12th Grade
Location: 9115 E. 13th Street, Wichita, KS 67206

Wichita Collegiate School exists to inspire all students to be the best versions of themselves through a transformative education grounded in academic excellence within their inclusive community. Visit wcsks.com to learn more about why Niche.com has rated them the best private K-12 education in Kansas for 3 years running.

Open House/Tour Information: To set up a private tour, parents should contact Director of Enrollment Management Kathy Rukes at [email protected] or visit wcsks.com/visit.

Trinity Academy

School Guide 2022 Trinity

Type of school: K-12
Location: 12345 E. 21st St N//East

Trinity is dedicated to providing an excellent Christ-centered education for students in grades K-12. With a full range of athletic programs, award-winning fine arts, and excellent academics, Trinity offers a comprehensive, rigorous education that few can match.

Open House/Tour Information: Contact Audra Sanchez, admissions director, at 316-634-0909 to arrange a private tour. In addition, students in grades 3 – 12 are welcome to shadow. Students can meet the teachers, interact with the student body, and experience a day in the life as a Trinity Knight!

Honey Tree and Branches Academy

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Type of school: Early Childhood and K-8th grade
Location: 12725 W 21st N//West

Honey Tree and Branches Academy is committed to providing the highest quality preschool, prekindergarten, elementary and middle school education possible in the Wichita and Maize area! They focus on growing the whole child: cognitively, physically, socially and emotionally. They are accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education. Honey Tree and Branches Academy is a small, private academy offering personal, high quality services and fostering individual relationships so that their students feel loved and secure in an environment that promotes structured choices, responsibility and respect. Their program encourages your child’s growth and development utilizing differentiated instruction to meet your child’s unique individual needs. This helps build a strong foundation, providing your child with the opportunity to get the most out of their educational experiences. They are committed to ongoing professional development, ensuring that they have licensed educated facilitators and child advocates capable of integrating learning experiences into the curriculum that are appropriate to the diverse developmental levels of the children.

Open House/Tour Information: Please contact Paula Watkins, Admissions Director to schedule your private tour today.

Andover eCademy

School Guide 2022 Andover

Type of School: K-12 Blended Virtual School
Location: 1413 N Main St//Andover

Andover eCademy students get “All the Best Parts of School”. A virtual K-12 school that enables students to take ownership of their learning. Part of the USD 385 Andover School District. They pride themselves on having outstanding on site teachers, teaching top curriculum.  Families enjoy the blended learning environment, combining the benefits of the virtual and traditional classrooms.

Open House/Tour Information: Open house on April 7, 2022. Contact the school to arrange a tour by emailing [email protected]!

The Independent School

School Guide 2022 Independent

Type of School: Early Childhood – 12th grade
Location: 8317 E. Douglas//East

The Independent School is a private college preparatory school providing a personalized and holistic learning environment where individuals are valued and an enthusiasm for lifelong learning is fostered. Their pursuit of academic excellence guides them in challenging each student to achieve their personal best while valuing their individual skills and unique interests.

Open House/Tour Information:To schedule a visit or to learn more, please contact Beth Sturm or Amy Smith in Admissions at 316.686.0152, ext 400, or at [email protected]

Classical School of Wichita

School Guide 2022 CSW

Type of School: K-12
Location: 6355 Willowbrook St.//East

Classical School of Wichita is a private, Christian, K-12 school based on the classical model of teaching. CSW teaches kids how to learn, to love learning, to think critically and express themselves clearly and persuasively. In addition to challenging students academically, CSW is committed to walking alongside students and encouraging them in their faith, helping them shape their character and Christian worldview. CSW is accredited by the Association of Classical Christian Schools and is a member of the Kansas State High School Activities Association. CSW is ranked 4th in the nation for student scores on the Classic Learning Test. Call today to schedule a visit or shadow day and discover the “Classical Difference.”

Open House/Tour Information: Open House on January 20, 2022, 6:30-8:30pm. Set up a private tour by contacting Julie Kice, Director of Admissions, at 316-773-9279.

Central Christian Academy and Preschool

School Guide 2022 CCA

Type of School: Preschool – 12th
Location: 2900 N. Rock Road//East

For four decades, Central Christian Academy has been providing students in the Wichita and surrounding area a well-rounded and innovative Christian education. CCA’s desire is to partner with the Christian home and local church, equipping students to have devoted hearts, transformed minds, and courageous souls.

Open House/Tour Information: Contact Jayme Davis, Director of Advancement, at 316-688-1161 for more information about private tours or upcoming events.

Wichita Public Schools

Schol Guide 2022 WPS

Type of School: Eligible Preschool – 12th
Location: 90 schools across Wichita

With more than 47,000 students across 90 schools, Wichita Public Schools is home to a richly diverse group of students and staff. Our magnet, virtual, alternative and neighborhood schools offer families opportunities to find the best fit for students interested in STEM, fine arts, leadership, and more.

Type of School: Preschool
Location: 1550 N. Chapel Hill Drive//East

Chapel Hill United Methodist Church welcomes all people to experience and share the extraordinary grace and love of Jesus Christ. The Chapel Hill Preschool offers a Christ-centered, developmentally appropriate education that encompasses both large and small group instruction. They strive to provide a hands-on atmosphere where children learn through discovery.

Open House/Tour Information: Please contact the Director to set up a tour.

Holy Cross Lutheran School

Holy Cross

Type of School: Preschool-8th grade
Location: 600 N. Greenwich//East

Are you looking for an academically-challenging, yet nurturing environment for your child? Come see what Holy Cross Lutheran School has to offer! Open to Pre-K (P3, P4, P3/4, and Junior Kindergarten) through 8th grade, Holy Cross is the only school in Kansas to earn three accreditations (State of Kansas, Cognia, and NLSA). They offer cutting-edge technology, small class sizes, licensed and dedicated teachers, a family environment, and amazing specials/electives for grades K-8, including Spanish, robotics and Chess! Come see how we are “learning with a Higher Purpose!”

Open House/Tour Information: Private tours may be arranged by calling the school office at 316-684-4431 or emailing [email protected]

Bullfrogs and Butterflies Preschool

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Type of School: Preschool
Location: 1831 E 21st St N//Andover

Bullfrogs & Butterflies (B&B) is a quality Christian preschool which has served Andover and the surrounding community since 1988. They have a committed and experienced staff. In fact, some of their teachers have been at B&B for more than 20 years! The whole staff go above and beyond, seeing their role as a ministry. In short, B&B teaches ABCs and we plant seeds of faith.

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  1. Offering accelerated learning programs for children ages 2 to 5 years in a structured, quality, engaging environment. Accepting Fulltime, Parttime and specialized schedules.

  2. What is the best school in Wichita for a child with auditory and visual processing disorders? Catholic preferred, but not sure the Catholic schools here really help kids with disabilities first-hand. 5th grader. Tired of the current situation. Catholic schooled, but the Catholic school ships her back and forth to a public school for her reading and math. Not sure why THEY cannot accommodate her learning needs. Looking for alternate solutions. Is there any school in Wichita that can provide a quality education with special help for a sweet, smart kid with a learning disability without disrupting her entire school experience? This really sucks for her.

    • Hi Charlene – we are so sorry to hear that your 5th grader is having a hard time. Way to go on being an advocate for your child! Not knowing the specifics of the needs of your kiddo, many of the neighborhood schools (public) provide state-funded resources and special needs assistance. I personally was a 4th grade teacher in Andover, and the resources were outstanding in my opinion. Additionally, there is the Fundamental Learning Center that might be worth a call – that would actually be my first call!

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