For Military Families

Dear Fort Leavenworth Families and Students,

The West Platte School District would like to welcome you to our community. We are humbled to be given the opportunity to show you that West Platte is the right place for you and your family. The school district and community recognize the sacrifices made by our military families and the tremendous price for freedom we all enjoy.

The school district understands the challenges of military children and their families given their frequent relocations and deployment. The education of your child is very important to us and West Platte wants to facilitate your transition into our schools in a welcoming, supportive and positive manner to hopefully alleviate some of the burden of your relocation. As a school district, we know it is our responsibility to not only provide the children of our military families with excellent education opportunities but also assist in transitioning students into other opportunities as well, such as our clubs and athletics, organizations, band and music. We want your children to feel a part of a community like no other at West Platte.

As you look throughout our school district, you will see students demonstrating the character and beliefs that are the fundamentals of what the United States Armed Forces seeks to uphold. In order for us to continue with key daily instruction, we feel we must instill Character Education, freedom and allegiance throughout our academic curriculum. The learning environment we have created, gives our students the opportunity to learn in and out of the classroom as well as on our courts, fields and stages. Because of the learning environment, the West Platte School District is becoming a respected, renowned innovator in the Kansas City Northland due to our outstanding educational programs and our quest of excellence for our students in high school and elementary school.

Presently, our school district provides education to many military families and we have students attending West Platte who have traveled to various parts of our country as well as other countries because of military service. Our school offers a safe, pleasant atmosphere in a charming yet innovative public school setting with a private school feel. Our students and faculty continue to make West Platte the center of many local, state, and national level awards and recognitions in academics, athletics, and co-curricular activities.

When you make West Platte your school district, we enroll not only your children but also your family. We encourage you to take a personal tour of our school as you relocate to Fort Leavenworth, despite how long your length of stay is. We encourage you to join the West Platte family and be a part of our outstanding school district and historical community. We hope you find the information on this page and other areas of our website to be helpful for you. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to our school district.

From our teachers and staff to your family, thank you for your service.


West Platte School District