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Piper USD 203 Earns KSDE Gold Star Recognition

This week Piper USD 203 was notified of its results from the Kansas Department of Education’s annual Kansans Can Recognition Awards. The Kansans Can Star Recognition Program recognizes district success in the outcome measures Kansans told KSDE they value. These outcomes, categorized as either quantitative or qualitative measures, serve as the roadmap for Kansas to reach its vision for education.

We are pleased to announce Piper has earned the top honor of Gold Star Recognition for its exceptional student success in the area of Individual Plans of Study. In addition to this top honor, the district was also awarded the following recognitions:

  • Postsecondary Success: Silver
  • Graduation: Bronze
  • Prepared for Postsecondary: Copper
  • Social-Emotional Growth: Bronze
  • Commissioner’s Award with Honors

These outstanding achievements are the result of the work of many people including our outstanding and dedicated staff members, our students who have persevered through challenging times, and the support of our parents and community members. Thank you for the part you play in supporting the education of students in Piper!