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On-site enrollment starts Tuesday
School starts on Aug. 22

On-site enrollment for USD 428 students will be Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 7 and 8, at the various school buildings. Sign up will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday for Great Bend High School and Great Bend Middle School. Elementary enrollment will be from 1-7 p.m. on Tuesday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Helping Hands Preschool enrollment has been set for Thursday, Aug. 9.
Online enrollment for all USD 428 students is now open.
Enroll online at and select the Family Access button under Quick Links near the center of the page. If you do not know your login information for your Family Access account, click the “Forgot your login or password” link. Enter your email address and click “Submit.” If the school has a matching email address on file, an email will be sent to that address with information on how to log in.
Anyone who does not have an email address on file or who experiences other problems should call the District Education Center, 620-793-1500, during regular business hours.
When enrolling online, remember to set your internet browser to allow pop-ups and have Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. This is a free download that allows you to open the PDF documents. It is available at
Once you gain access, the enrollment process is self-explanatory with information readily available about how to navigate the screens, school officials said.
The system is set to accept payment by using a credit card. Payments by check or cash can be made at the school.
Back-to-school dates have been announced. USD 428 staff goes back Aug. 20. First full day for grades 1-6, 7 and 9 is Aug. 22. Half-day kindergarten on Aug. 22. The first day for grades 8 and 10-12 is Aug. 23.