408 W. Main Street
Logan, KS 67646
ABC Daycare ("ABC") is a Kansas state licensed SRS affiliated child care facility. ABC was founded by the Logan Community Development Foundation, Inc. ("LCDF"), a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, Kansas not-for-profit organization. Donations to ABC would qualify as tax deductible. ABC is overseen by a Board of interested local citizens. The primary care provider is Carolee Edwards, with Amberlea Edwards as her assistant. Several other local people work at the facility, as needed. ABC welcomes all persons that wish to volunteer their services in reading to the children, going on walks, helping with household chores, etc. Call Elsie to visit the facility and see the great projects the kids have been doing. Become involved in our beautiful community!
Our rates for child care are $2.35 an hour for infants under 18 months; $2.10 an hour for the first child (other than an infant); and $1.60 an hour for each child after that. Our hours of operation are from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Contact Carolee Edwards for enrollment.
LOGAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Logan District Schools -USD #326
305 N. Sherman Street
Logan, KS 67646
Logan Elementary has approximately 100 students in grades K-6. The student/teacher ratio is 15 to 1.
The Logan school district has completed the first round of the Quality Performance Accreditation(QPA), which is a curriculum assessment process in Kansas. The Logan teachers concentrated their efforts on reading comprehension, mathematics, problem solving and communication with parents and the community for the first QPA cycle. The use of the scientific method for problem solving was added as a goal for the second cycle of the process.
Elementary students attend physical education, music, and computer classes daily. Art is offered once a week. K-6 music students present two public concerts each school year.
Logan has worked to improve their computer technology in the last few years. With approximately 110 Macintosh computers in the district, at least one computer exists in each classroom for teacher and student use.
The elementary school has a 16-station computer lab in which they utilize the Jostens Program. This program is designed for reviewing reading and math skills. Students begin keyboarding classes in third grade.
The entire district is networked to a local file server that provides many software programs for the students and teachers. The server also allows for unlimited access in every classroom.
LOGAN JR./SR. HIGH SCHOOL
305 N. Sherman
Logan, KS, 67646
(785) 689-7595 (Supt.)
Logan Jr./Sr. High School is a 1A school with approximately 210 students K-12. Class sizes range from 15-24 students. Elective courses may have as few as 2-3 students.
Classes for all grades (K-12) are located in two adjoining buildings and students share many of the same facilities including the gym, cafeteria and many classrooms.
A 7-12 counselor is employed by the district for testing and counseling services.
A Title I reading teacher is employed by the district for testing and providing special assistance in reading.
LEARNING AND BEHAVIOR DIFFICULTIES
Student are taught in a self-contained classroom, if necessary, or in the regular classroom with assistance from paraprofessional’s.
The following services are provided by the Glade Coop. Professionals travel to Logan 1-2 times per week, or as needed.
- School Psychologist
- Speech Pathologist
- Gifted Instructor
- Adapted Physical Education
- Occupational Therapy
The Phillips County Health Department also provides a School Nurse who comes to Logan once a week or as needed for immunizations, etc.
The Logan school district has completed the first round of the Quality Performance Accreditation(QPA), which is a curriculum assessment process in Kansas. The Logan teachers concentrated their efforts on reading comprehension, mathematics problem solving and communication with parents and the community for the first QPA cycle. The use of the scientific method for problem solving was added as a goal for the second cycle of the process.
With the implementation of the Qualified Admissions standards set forth by the Kansas Board of Regents for college entrance, Logan made several schedule changes to meet the requirements.
Logan’s school has worked to improve its computer technology in the last few years. Of the 110 Macintosh computers in the district, at least one computer is available in each classroom for teacher and student use.
Junior high students utilize the Jostens computer lab. This lab is designed for reviewing reading and math skills.
Junior high and high school students utilize the high school computer lab. This lab was updated in 1998 with new machines and software to comply with the Qualified Admissions Standards.
Excluding the elementary lab, the entire district is networked to a local file server, which provides many software programs for the students and teachers. The server also allows for unlimited Internet access in every classroom.
The high school has access to 2 Interactive Television (ITV) classrooms in which students can participate in distance learning classes offered at a remote site. This provides the students with access to a wider variety of elective classes.
Kansas Association for Youth (KAY) is an organization for high school girls and boys that provides services for the school and community.
Student Council members assist in meeting the needs of the student body by sponsoring activities and purchasing supplies or equipment.
The district employs a K-12 art teacher.
Band is optional for Grades 5-12 and vocal for Grades 7-12. These students present concerts during the year and participate in regional and state competitions each spring.
A woods and welding shop is provided for student in Grades 7-12.
Family and Consumer Science classes are available for students in Grades 7-12 with courses such as Nutrition and Wellness, and Balancing Work and Family.
Students in Grades 6, 7, and 8 can participate in a Junior High Sports Program that is a part of the Great Northern Elementary Conference (GNEC). Students in high school participate in the Cheyenne Conference League. The students can compete in 8-man football, girls volleyball and boys and girls basketball, track and golf.
Because of the large number of 1A schools in Kansas, there is a high level of competition. Logan has often competed in the regional and state level sporting events.
A rubberized track was installed in 1998 and the school hosts several meets each year for other districts.
Logan has access to classes from Colby Community College and Fort Hays State University. Students can attend these virtual colleges and learn by: videotape, audiotape, Internet, Interactive Television (ITV), Telnet, CD-ROM, Independent Study, and Western Instructional Network (WIN two-way audio).
Logan students also have the opportunity to take dual-credit classes through which they receive college credit for a high school course.
North Central Kansas Educational Service Center provides staff development opportunities, teacher resources, and interlibrary loan services. www.nckesc.org
There are many universities, community colleges, and vocational / technical schools located within the region. These include: Map indicates locations of these educational centers surrounding the Logan area.
- FHSU: http://www.fhsu.edu/
- University of Nebraska - Kearney: http://www.unk.edu/
- Colby Community College: http://www.colbycc.edu/
- Cloud County Community College: http://www.cloud.edu/
- North West Kansas Vo-tech - Beloit: