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South Haven Public Schools USD 509

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    End of School 2021


    Cardinal Calendar

    Summer Food Service Sites

    South Haven will no longer be serving meals after May 13th. If you wish your child to take advantage of a summer food service program, please see the list of open sites below. Most sites are serving until June 30th. Please call the phone number on the list to find out times and dates of service. Any child age 1-18 is eligible for the Summer Food Service Program.

    Food Service Sites Near South Haven

    boxtops offers a free hour of stem with your child

    Here is a link to do a STEM project with your kids. It is sponsored by BoxTops for Education:

    South Haven App

    The South Haven App is available for Android and iOS. Download Here:

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    School board filings by June 1 at Noon

    USD 509 has three open positions for the election in November, 2021.  Filing for a position must be done by noon, June 1, 2021, at the County Clerk's office. For more information on the responsibilities of a school board member, access the flyer below. 

    So You Want to Be a School Board Member

    thank you

    Thank You to Kan-Okla for the amazing posters for the track athletes.

    Thank you to Cardinal Club and USD 509 for the wonderful meal after state track!

    And to the Parents, family, fans and South Haven Fire Department for the awesome send off!

    It was an exciting and memorable season, so very proud of all the kids and the effort that was shown this year.

    fCC Emergency Broadband Benefit

    The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford broadband internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides:

    Up to $50/month discount for broadband service;

    Up to $75/month discount for households on qualifying Tribal lands; and

    A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet purchased through a participating provider if they contribute more than $10 but less than $50 toward the purchase price.

    The Emergency Broadband Benefit is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household. 

    To learn more about the program and eligibility requirements, read the flyer below:

    FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

    Used Cartridges or Cell phones?

    If you have any used cartridges or cell phones laying around, please send them to Melinda Byers at the school. They can be sent in for cash for our school.

    August Preschool screening

    On Monday, August 9th, 2021 from 8:40 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Sumner County Educational Services will offer a free developmental screening to children, ages birth through 5. If you are interested in how your child is growing and developing, please call the school office at 620-892-5215 x2 to schedule an appointment. Parents of birth to 2.5, you will meet one on one with a provider, and will be asked about how your child is developing. Parents of children 2.6 and up, there are 4 stations that your child will go through, so please plan to spend about an hour at the screening. If your child is currently enrolled in South Haven’s preschool, or is on an IFSP/IEP, it is not necessary to have him/her screened. If you have any questions or concerns, please talk with your child’s teacher. 

    This is a cooperative effort among Sumner County Educational Services Interlocal District #619 and USD #509.

    USD 509 has opening for Substitute Custodian

    See the announcement on the Employment Opportunities page of the website.


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    District Accountability Reports

    South Haven School Entrance

    Performance Accountability Report                                    KSDE Accountability Reports

    USD 509 District Performance Accountability Report 2018-19 (Prepared by KSDE)

    South Haven Elementary Performance Accountability Report 2018-19

    South Haven Secondary Performance Accountability Report 2018-19                            

    Financial Accountability Longitudinal Report 

    USD 509 Financial Accountability Report 2020 (Prepared by KSDE)


    To access reports for other districts in Kansas, use the KSDE Accountability Reports link. 

    Fast Facts



    Accreditation Status

    Fully Accredited

    District Assessed Valuation



    213 PreK-12

    District Area

    150 Sq Miles




    Out of District Students


    Board of Education