Small, Rural Kansas District Incorporates Differentiated Teacher Improvement Despite Budget Cuts

Herington Unified School District #487 (USD #487) is a small system in a rural area of central Kansas. It consists of an elementary, junior high, and high school contained within two buildings serving approximately 524 students with 43 teachers. Students benefit from valuable small district strengths such as additional teacher attention and more opportunities for participation in extracurricular activities. Herington Unified School District #487 (USD #487) is a small system in a rural area of central Kansas. It consists of an elementary, junior high, and high school contained within two buildings serving approximately 524 students with 43 teachers. Students benefit from valuable small district strengths such as additional teacher attention and more opportunities for participation in extracurricular activities.
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