Featured


The Auburn-Washburn School District is pleased to announce openings in the District-Wide half-day State Pre-Kindergarten programs located at Pauline Central Primary, Auburn Elementary, Farley Elementary, Indian Hills Elementary, and Wanamaker Elementary Schools for the 2020-2021 school year.

This program is for residents of USD 437 and is designed to prepare children to succeed in kindergarten. There is no tuition charge, but parents are responsible for a $25 enrollment fee. Transportation is provided to an address within the Auburn-Washburn district boundaries.

Applications are available at each Auburn-Washburn elementary school or the Shuler Education Center at 5928 SW 53rd Street. Students must be 4 years old by August 31, 2020, live in the Auburn-Washburn School District, and meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Evaluated and has a developmental delay
  • Primary language is not English
  • Parent lacks high school diploma or GED
  • One parent age 19 or younger at child's birth
  • Single-parent family
  • Referral from KS Department for Children & Families for this child
  • Parents are migratory agricultural workers
  • Homeless
  • Qualifies for free school lunch program

Screening is scheduled for April 3, 2020 from 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM at Shuler Education Center located at 5928 SW 53rd Street by appointment only. Screening does not guarantee the child a slot in the classroom. An application needs to be completed prior to scheduling a screening time.

You may call Jill Gratton at 339-4039 for more information.

Attention Preschool Parents

Posted on February 11, 2020

The Auburn-Washburn School District is pleased to announce openings in the District-Wide half-day State Pre-Kindergarten programs located at Pauline Central Primary, Auburn Elementary, Farley Elementary, Indian Hills Elementary…

Read more…

The Auburn-Washburn Public Schools Foundation is sponsoring the first district Cardboard Challenge this spring. This event provides a fun opportunity for students to be creative and build whatever they can dream up using only cardboard and recyclable materials. The cardboard creations will be on display in the Washburn Rural Middle School gym on the afternoon of March 30, 2020 with an Awards Ceremony to begin at 7:00 PM that evening. Read the complete details.

Cardboard Challenge

Posted on February 4, 2020

The Auburn-Washburn Public Schools Foundation is sponsoring the first district Cardboard Challenge this spring. This event provides a fun opportunity for students to be creative and build whatever they can dream up using…

Read more…
West Boys Regional Wrestling is underway at Washburn Rural. Good luck to all participants.



6A Wrestling

Posted on February 21, 2020
West Boys Regional Wrestling is underway at Washburn Rural. Good luck to all participants. …
Read more…
This week Auburn-Wasbhurn hosted a breakfast to say thanks to the many dedicated substitute teachers who serve our students. We appreciate the important role they play.

To learn more about being a substitute teacher in Auburn-Washburn, visit usd437.net/careers/#tab-substitute.



Substitute Teacher Appreciation

Posted on February 21, 2020
This week Auburn-Wasbhurn hosted a breakfast to say thanks to the many dedicated substitute teachers who serve our students. We appreciate the important role they play. To learn more about being a substitute teacher in…
Read more…
There will be no classes in Auburn-Washburn on Thursday & Friday, February 20 & 21 due to Parent/Teacher Conference Week.



No School Thursday or Friday

Posted on February 19, 2020
There will be no classes in Auburn-Washburn on Thursday & Friday, February 20 & 21 due to Parent/Teacher Conference Week. …
Read more…