Education opportunities for everyone!  

Whether you are continuing your college education or have children to settle into a new school you will find a perfect situation at Whiteman. The local communities and on-base Education Office offer a wide variety of colleges and one University. School districts in the area are well rated and offer a friendly small-town atmosphere for your children.

School Districts  Private Schools

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Whiteman AFB Education Office-
Address: 511 Spirit
Phone number: (660) 687-5750
If you plan to further your education the WAFB Education Office is a good place to begin your search for a University or college in the area. State Fair Community College, Central Missouri State University, Park College, and Webster University also have offices inside the Education Office. These colleges offer an abundance of education opportunity including classes on base, off base and via correspondence. The Education Office also offers CLEP, DANTE, CCAF, and brochures from colleges nationwide.

Webster University (Whiteman Office)
Phone number: (660)563-2006

State Fair Community College (Whiteman Office)
Phone number: (660)563-3358

Central Missouri State University (Whiteman Office)
Phone number: (660)563-3484

Park University (Whiteman Office)
Phone number: (660)563-2846

State Fair Community College (Sedalia Campus)
Phone number: (660)530-5800
Call for information between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Active duty members and their families pay resident tuition rate with valid ID card.Call for information between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Active duty members and their families pay resident tuition rate with valid ID card.

Central Missouri State University (Warrensburg Campus)
Phone number: (660)543-4290
Active duty members and their dependants receive resident tuition rate with a valid ID card.Active duty members and their dependants receive resident tuition rate with a valid ID card.

Warrensburg Vocational-Technical School
Phone number: (660)747-2283
This section of the Warrensburg School District offers a variety of training. Tuition will vary depending on course.This section of the Warrensburg School District offers a variety of training. Tuition will vary depending on course.

 


SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Pre-K Education-

There is no pre-K program available for every student in the Knob Noster area. Those with special needs children will find these programs available including a local chapter of Head Start. For information on Head Start call (660)563-3751. The local program even offers bus service from the Base.

Knob Noster R-VIII School District-
Address: 401 E. Wimer, Knob Noster 65336
Phone number: (660)563-3026
Knob Noster's four schools serve approximately 1900 students in grades K-12 including all of those living on-base. The district has achieved a AAA rating for the past several years, this is the highest rating available. On-base youngsters from kindergarten through fourth grade attend Whiteman Elementary School. It is conveniently located across from the Youth Center which offers a before and after school program for those interested. Kindergarten is a half-day program. To qualify for kindergarten your child must turn five by 1 August. A bus is provided for students who live at least a mile away from school. There is also a separate elementary school in Knob Noster. Knob Noster Elementary has approximately 450 students and serves students from kindergarten through fifth grade. Between the schools there are over 60 teachers, creating an excellent 1 teacher to 22 student ratio. From there your child will advance to Knob Noster Middle School which gives nearly 400 students in grades 6-8 an excellent education. A certified staff of 29 teachers again provides an excellent 1 teacher to 22 student ratio. Knob Noster High School offers 460 students in grades 9 through 12 an outstanding teacher to student ratio of 1 to 15. The school allows your child to work within his/her limits by offering a basic diploma for vocationally-oriented students and an academic diploma for college-bound students. Several extra-curricular activities and a full range of sporting events are available. Facilities at KNHS include a 25 acre campus, shops, labs, a stage, gym, and a lighted football stadium.Knob Noster's four schools serve approximately 1900 students in grades K-12 including all of those living on-base. The district has achieved a AAA rating for the past several years, this is the highest rating available. On-base youngsters from kindergarten through fourth grade attend Whiteman Elementary School. It is conveniently located across from the Youth Center which offers a before and after school program for those interested. Kindergarten is a half-day program. A bus is provided for students who live at least a mile away from school. There is also a separate elementary school in Knob Noster. Knob Noster Elementary has approximately 450 students and serves students from kindergarten through fifth grade. Between the schools there are over 60 teachers, creating an excellent 1 teacher to 22 student ratio. From there your child will advance to Knob Noster Middle School which gives nearly 400 students in grades 6-8 an excellent education. A certified staff of 29 teachers again provides an excellent 1 teacher to 22 student ratio. Knob Noster High School offers 460 students in grades 9 through 12 an outstanding teacher to student ratio of 1 to 15. The school allows your child to work within his/her limits by offering a basic diploma for vocationally-oriented students and an academic diploma for college-bound students. Several extra-curricular activities and a full range of sporting events are available. Facilities at KNHS include a 25 acre campus, shops, labs, a stage, gym, and a lighted football stadium.

Warrensburg R-6 School District-
Address: 438 East Market, Warrensburg
Phone number: (660)747-7823
Also rated AAA, Warrensburg School District serves approximately 2100 students with its Kindergarten Center, three elementary schools, one middle school and high school. It also offers the Warrensburg Vocational-Technical School. Also rated AAA, Warrensburg School District serves approximately 2100 students with its Kindergarten Center, three elementary schools, one middle school and high school. It also offers the Warrensburg Vocational-Technical School.

Sedalia District 200 Schools-
Address: P.O. Box 109, Sedalia 65302
Phone number: (660)826-1054
The Sedalia District 200 Schools are also AAA rated. They offer five elementary schools (including full day kindergarten), one middle school and one high school. The Sedalia District 200 Schools are also AAA rated. They offer five elementary schools (including full day kindergarten), one middle school and one high school.

 

PRIVATE SCHOOLS

St. Paul's Lutheran High School-Concordia
Phone number: (660)463-2238
St. Paul's is located 15 miles from Whiteman and offers an in-residence program. St. Paul's is located 15 miles from Whiteman and offers an in-residence program.

Faith Christian School-Sedalia
Phone number: (660)827-1394
This inter-denominational school offers from preschool through grade 12. Call school for current fees.This inter-denominational school offers from preschool through grade 12. Call school for current fees.

Sacred Heart Catholic School- Sedalia
Phone number: (660)827-3806 (grade school)
                          (660)827-3800 (high school)
Sacred Heart Catholic School offers opportunities for preschool through grade 12. Discounts are given to Catholic students but the school is open to all denominations.Sacred Heart Catholic School offers opportunities for preschool through grade 12. Discounts are given to Catholic students but the school is open to all denominations.

 

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