The Gardner Edgerton School District is committed to communicating with its citizens and providing accurate, timely, and useful information to all interested individuals. We strive to answer any question you may have and assist in any way possible. Our goal is to assist in ensuring your child's educational experience is the best it can possibly be!

Our communications efforts focus on consistent public and media relations, internal and external engagement, and timely updates through our communications channels. We always promote excellence in education, learning in action, and highlight special events and award recognition. All of this is accomplished through: 

  • Community Relations

  • Media relations 

  • Photography

  • Press releases

  • Family Communication

  • Public Information

  • Video productions

The Community Relations Department oversees the following functions for the District:

Overall District Communication Needs
The Department of Community Relations provides USD 231 employees with in-house support and training to enhance school and department communications.

Staff Resources

Staff communication resources in Google (requires login)
Includes access to USD 231 official logos, style guide, Slides and letterhead templates (located in Google Template Gallery), and a number of additional resources.

Media Relations
The Community Relations team is the primary point of contact for the news media. For media requests, please call 913.856.2054 or email

Mobile App
News and information about USD 231 schools are now as close as your smartphone.
Download our mobile app by searching Gardner Edgerton Public Schools in the 
Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Social Media
We connect with our community through FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.
Follow us to get the latest news and information. 

We manage the content on the district website. 
To report website content issues, please email the webmaster.


Dr. Ben Boothe - Director

Administrative Offices
231 E. Madison Street (physical address)
P.O. Box 97 (mailing address)
Gardner, Kansas 66030
Phone: (913) 856-2000