Andover Public Schools (USD 385) is located near the northeast side of Wichita in the rapidly developing city of Andover, Kansas. The District is comprised of two high schools, two middle schools, six elementary schools, and one virtual academy, and it spans 47 square miles in western Butler and eastern Sedgwick counties. Greg Rasmussen is the Superintendent of Schools. Andover Public Schools holds high expectations for students and staff and takes pride in their academic excellence and progress to exceed local, state, and NCLB goals. Our tradition of excellence is evident in our National Merit Finalists and Semi-Finalists, state Standard of Excellence awards, state championships in athletics and activities, and regional and national recognitions awarded to programs and staff. Already during the 2014-15 school year, Andover Public Schools has become home to the 2014 Region 4 High School Principal of the Year and the girls' tennis, boys' tennis, and baseball state coaches of the year. The 2013-14 school year saw Andover teachers win recognitions as Kansas Teacher of the Year, Kansas Master Teacher, and Kansas History Teacher of the Year. Andover is a progressive district focused on helping students succeed.
(Source- USD 385-www.usd385.org)
Andover provides residents with parks, walking paths, restaurants, and a healthy environment in which to raise a family. Residents can choose from many eating and shopping options including Timbuktu Bar & Grill, Golden Garden, and The Plaza Shopping Center. Located around Lake George, Andover Central Park offers a great place to spend the weekend outdoors. The Andover community also offers a YMCA and a Super Dillions. A convenient commute to Wichita offers plenty of attractions and activities to keep the whole family entertained.
With the Kansas Turnpike I-35 running through north Andover, commuting to work or anywhere else is quick an easy. Highway 400 (Kellogg) runs through Andover as well. Andover is located between Augusta and Wichita, both of which are a quick 20 minute drive away.
In addition to attractions in Wichita, Andover offers local and national restaurants including Popular Restaurant, Las Palmas, and Timbuktu Bar & Grill.