Community and Schools

Our Community

In the heart of the Flint Hills, Manhattan, Kansas is the home of the Konza Prairie, Kansas State University, Army post Fort Riley, and many diverse public and private sector organizations specializing in agriculture, bio tech, education, health care.






















School Districts

Manhattan Ogden

      USD 383 consists of ten elementary schools, a middle school and a high school (split between two campuses). The district is known for excellence in teaching. 



      USD 320 is located 15 miles east of Manhattan and is well known for their educational awards and achievements.  One of their most recent honors include being ranked #8 by US News and World Report on Best High Schools for College Prep in Kansas and many teachers and district directors have won awards for teaching and curriculum excellence.


Rock Creek/ St George

      USD 323 is located 15 miles from Manhattan, and covers 230 square miles spanning the entire length of

Pottawatomie County. The District is mostly rural and has two communities within its boundaries.


Riley County 

      USD 378 is located about 25 miles Northwest of Manhattan, Kansas. The district consists of Riley County Grade School (Pre-Kindergarten through eighth-grade) and Riley County High School (grades 9-12).

Junction City/ Geary County
        USD 475 is located 25 miles west of Manhattan. Geary County Schools, located in the Flint Hills region surrounded by beautiful Kansas sunshine, lakes, and rivers is home to fourteen elementary schools, two middle schools, and one career academy focused high school serving the communities of Junction City, Grandview Plaza, Milford, and Fort Riley.