Guide to School Open Houses in Wichita 2017-2018

Thank you to the schools that chose to sponsor this guide and for serving our community of Wichita Area Families!

Choosing a school for your child – whether it be private, public, homeschool or otherwise – can be intimidating and overwhelming. There are so many options out there, and what better way to help narrow down your decisions than to visit a school in person! Below you will find some local schools and their open house dates or ways to connect to set up a tour. And as with any large decision, we encourage you to do your research. Ask other moms in your neighborhood group, or search your group to see what other moms have to say by typing “school” in the search box of your group! Because who knows more about local schools than Wichita moms themselves?

Christ the Savior Academy

Don’t have time to attend an Open House? Christ the Savior Academy welcomes you to visit at your convenience any Wednesday. Your child can shadow a class while you tour the school, meet our teachers, and sense the culture of kindness, respect and love of God that exists at CSA. We offer:

  • Small class sizes
  • Classical, Liberal Arts curriculum
  • Experienced teachers who encourage students to think and ask questions
  • Unique opportunities: Keyboarding, Latin & Greek

7515 E. 13th Street
Wichita, KS 67206

Contact Info:
316-201-4810

Wichita Collegiate School

See what makes Wichita Collegiate School such a special place! The Upper School Open House features our programs for grades 9-12, including our state-of-the art innovation lab, extensive AP offerings, and individualized college counseling. On Visit Collegiate Day all interested students are invited to be a Spartan for the day, shadowing a current student to experience a typical school day. Lunch is on us but registration is required! The Early Childhood Open Houses highlight our inspirational learning environment for students ages 2 through Kindergarten. We offer full and half day classes, and traditional and Montessori programs. You don’t have to wait for an open house; call to arrange a tour or shadow day anytime!

OPEN HOUSE DATES:

Upper School Open House (Grades 9-12): Thursday, November 16th at 6:30 p.m.  Complimentary dinner served starting at 6 p.m.

Lower School Open House (Grades 1-4): Thursday, January 11th from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Early Childhood Open House (age 2 – Kindergarten): Thursday, January 11th, drop in anytime between 5-7 p.m.

Visit Collegiate Day (Grades 1-12): Monday, February 19th at 8 a.m. (all-day event)

Early Childhood Open House (age 2 – Kindergarten): Thursday, February 15th from 9 – 10:30 a.m.

Early Childhood Open House (age 2 – Kindergarten): Wednesday, March 14th from 9 – 10:30 a.m.

Early Childhood Open House (age 2 – Kindergarten): Tuesday, April 17th from 9 – 10:30 a.m.

Ages 2 – Kindergarten
316-771-2204

Grades 1 – 12
316-771-2203

9115 E. 13th Street
Wichita, KS 67206

Andover eCademy

Andover eCademy students get “All the Best Parts of School.” Andover eCademy is a K-12 virtual school that enables students to take ownership of their learning. Students may work quickly through the areas they understand, take their time in areas that need extra attention, and put an emphasis on subjects that interest them most. Come meet our teachers, see our school and talk to other eCademy families. Apply Today!

OPEN HOUSE DATE:

Thursday, April 12, 2018 6-8 PM

1413 N. Main St.
Andover, KS 67002

Contact Laura Fuller
316-218-4470 ext. 24103

Trinity Academy

Trinity offers 19 sports, an outstanding fine arts program, and a world-class Christian education. Meet the faculty and coaches who mentor students, and tour the award-winning high school, athletic fields, and new K-8 facility. Trinity offers a generous financial aid package. Last year, students received over $800,000 in aid. Admissions and finance personnel will be available at the Open Houses to discuss the financial aid process. Trinity Academy was the seventh school in the nation to achieve exemplary accreditation status from the Association of Christian Schools International; less than 2% of Christian schools in the nation have been awarded this blue-ribbon status.

OPEN HOUSE DATES:

Thursday, November 16, 2017 9:00-10:30 a.m K-8 School Tours; 6:30-8:00 p.m. Open House

Thursday, January 11, 2018 9:00-10:30 a.m K-8 School Tours; 6:30-8:00 p.m. Open House

12345 E. 21st St. N.
Wichita, KS 67206

Contact Ellie Kriwiel
316-634-0909

Holy Cross Lutheran School

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 through 8th grade, Holy Cross is the ONLY school in the state of Kansas to earn three accreditations (State of Kansas, AdvancED, and NLSAA).  We offer cutting-edge technology, small class sizes, and amazing specials for grades K-8, including Spanish and Technology!  Join us January 26 for our annual Open House.  The school opens at 9 a.m., and tours begin at the top of every hour.  Come see how we’re “Learning with a Higher Purpose!”

OPEN HOUSE DATE:

Call any time for a private tour at 316-684-4431.

600 N. Greenwich Rd.
Wichita, KS 67206

Contact Info:
316-684-4431

Central Christian Academy

We invite you to experience our preschool through high school programs by attending an open house, coming for a school tour, or setting up a student shadow day. In the fall of 2018, our high school will open. Beginning with 9th grade and adding a grade level each year, we are excited to expand our ministry and serve local families. Join us to see what makes education at Central Christian Academy unique.

OPEN HOUSE DATES: 

High School Open House (9th Grade/2018) | Thursday, November 9th | 6:30 pm | C3 Youth Center

Kindergarten Exploration | Thursday, January 11th | 6:30 pm | Crown Room

6th-8th Grade Open House | Thursday, January 25th | 6:30 pm | C3 Youth Center

Preschool Open House | Thursday, February 8th | 6:30 pm | Crown Room

Preschool-9th Grade Open House | Tuesday, February 27th | 6:30 pm | Crown Room

2900 N. Rock Road
Wichita, KS  67226

K12

Want to learn how to enroll in tuition-free, online public school at Kansas Virtual Academy (K-6th grade) or Insight School of Kansas (7th-12th)? Families interested in submitting an application to either school can visit the following links: http://ksva.k12.com/how-enroll.html or http://ks.insightschools.net/how-enroll.html. The registration process will be open in Spring 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year.

Adults looking to earn their high school diploma may enroll in the Insight School of Kansas Adult Program by visiting http://ks.insightschools.net/how-enroll/how-enroll-adult-students.html

Contact an Enrollment Specialist
855-243-1908

Wichita Friends School

Wichita Friends School is the “Coolest School on the West Side.”  We will continue to build on the foundation of the things we know you value; a faith based program, small class size, a warm welcoming atmosphere, and a place your child feels safe to discover and explore something new every day.

Wichita Friends School (WFS) is an AdvancEd accredited, private Quaker school located in west Wichita.  We embrace diversity at WFS, including all faiths and belief systems. WFS is committed to nurturing and challenging the intellectual curiosity and creativity of each child. Schedule your tour of the school by calling 316-729-0303.

OPEN HOUSE

Family Discovery Night: Thursday, February 15th 6:00 – 7:30 PM (Free activities and food for the entire family)

14700 W. Kellogg 
Wichita, KS  67235

The Independent School

The Independent School inspires academic success and individual excellence, preparing students for success in their future learning endeavors. The Independent School hosts open house programs throughout the year where you will have an opportunity to meet our teachers, tour our classrooms, and see first-hand all the learning opportunities we offer. Once you’ve attended an open house or taken a tour, Shadow Days are a great opportunity for your child to experience a day at Independent. 

OPEN HOUSE DATES: 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:30 p.m. ( Independent Early Childhood Center Informational Meeting)

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, January 18, 2018 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. or 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, March 8, 2018 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 5, 2018 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

8317 E Douglas Ave
Wichita, KS 67207

The Bug Lady Science Academy

School Guide Bug Lady 2

Our Preschool and Daycare Program is designed to foster an appreciation for science, discovery, and exploration. With our state-of-the-art facility, open spaces, and small teacher-to-student ratios, students cannot wait to come to school for a “Buggy” day!  Our curriculum meets standards across all developmental domains, including social, cognitive, physical, and language development. We also offer additional enrichment programs, including Sign Language, Spanish, Yoga, and Dance.  And of course there are tons of critter interactions from insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.  Our facility houses over 150 animals and insects.  Come take a tour and see for yourself a truly one-of-a-kind experience!

*Call to schedule a tour!

7230 E. 29th St. N.
Wichita, KS 67226

Contact Info:
316-734-6606

Honey Tree and Branches Academy

School Guide Honey Tree

We are proud to offer the highest quality early childhood and elementary education possible. Our private school provides caring, highly qualified licensed educators that integrate challenging learning experiences into the curriculum that are appropriate to the developmental and differentiated academic levels of the children, and guide children through a path of life long learning committed to growing the whole child: cognitively, physically, socially and emotionally.

*Call 316-425-7050 to schedule a tour!

12725 W 21st Street North,
Wichita, KS 67235

Contact Info:
316- 425-7050

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