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2018-19 School Year

What day does school start?

We have some different start dates this year than previous years. Santa Fe 5/6 Center is starting a little later than normal so they can have porch visits with families on August 14 and 15 and teacher work days on August 16 and 17 to prepare for the school’s redesign. Here is a list of the first day of school for the different buildings and grade levels:

August 16—First day of school for all 1-4 students, 7th graders, freshman and new students to the district.

August 17—First day for 8th graders, sophomores, juniors and seniors

August 20—First day of half-day kindergarten and first day of school for 5th and 6th Grade

August 23—First day of school Cooper Early Education Center

For more information on school start dates and back-to-school events make sure you check out the all events on the Dynacal Calendar.

The District Calendars Page provides links to attendance, event and individual school calendars.

When does Half Day/All Day Kindergarten start?

►The first day for Kindergarten at all elementary schools will be Monday, August 20**, 2018. All Day Kindergarten will begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 for all Kindergarten students.
**Kindergarten Snapshot screenings will be held on Thursday, August 16 & Friday, August 17. Please contact your child's school for more information.

How do I tell where my child will attend?

Newton USD 373 Boundary Map  For further assistance, please contact the transportation department at 316-284-6506.

What time does my child's school day start/end?

School Hours 

Where can I find a list of school supplies?

School Supply Lists

How much do meals cost?

Meal Program & Prices

Where can I find Breakfast/Lunch Menus?

Breakfast & Lunch Menus

How do I pay for my child's school meals?

►All meal payments can be made online using RevTrak.
To learn more, go to the Using RevTrak.


I have a question about district directed transfer procedures.

District Directed Transfer Request Procedures

When will I be able to reach someone at my child's school this summer?

►Please refer to your specific school's website for information on when office personnel will be available.


Thanks, but I still have a question...

►Please contact your child's school for any other questions you might have.