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Please note the District Office is located at 3675 74th Street, northeast entrance at DSB. Board meetings will be held at this location.

Jefferson West USD 340

District Office


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Jefferson West District Office 
3675 74th Street, P.O. Box 267
Meriden, Kansas  66512
(785) 484-3444 | fax (785) 484-3148

Dear District Parents and Patrons:

Welcome to the Jefferson West District Office website.  We appreciate your interest in our schools and hope you find this information helpful. If you have questions regarding our school district or suggestions on how we can improve our services, please call or drop us an e-mail.

The Jefferson West School district is committed to providing the best possible education for each of our students.  It is vital that, we as a community, parents, patrons and staff focus on providing an educational system where our mission is:

Each student will be prepared to meet life's challenges as a productive member of society.

The Jefferson West District:

  • Believes our most treasured resources are the children of our communities;

  • Have high and appropriate academic expectations for each student;

  • Encourages student, parent, family and community participation in school life;

  • Employs highly qualified and dedicated staff focused on the maximum development of each student;

  • Strives to provide a positive environment and a successful experience in our schools;

  • Acknowledges parents and families as our most important partners in educating our students.

If you have any questions about the district, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Mr. Pat Happer, Superintendent


Amy Adams-Mitchell, Board Clerk, Payroll Clerk, HR
Edward Koch, Student Data Coordinator, Technology Specialist
Marcia Ricklefs, Treasurer, Accounts Payable
Nicole Gillihan, Director of Food Service
Steve Brown, Director of Maintenance  Phone #:  (785) 484-2955
Cindy Galle Director of Transportation  Phone #:  (785) 484-3204

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Employment Opportunities

USD 340 Openings

Administrative Application

Classified Application Packet

Certified Application

Coaching Application

Substitute Teacher Application

Kansas Educational Employment Board

Staff Information

2016-17 Negotiated Agreement                                                     

2017-18 Negotiated Agreement

2018-19 Negotiated Agreement                                                     2020-21 JW Salary Schedule

2019-20 Negotiated Agreement                                                     2020-21 Classified Handbook

2020-21 Negotiated Agreement


Aesop Instructions - Employee                                                      Aesop Instructions - SUBSTITUTES

Skyward Employee Access How To Videos



Jefferson West Elementary School
Grades: K-4
(785) 484-2455

Toll Free 1-877-854-4409

Jefferson West Middle School
Grades:  5-8
(785) 484-2900
Toll Free 1-877-854-4579

Jefferson West High School
Grades:  9-12
(785) 484-3331
Toll Free 1-877-854-4410