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Fort Riley, Kansas

Fort Riley military families pose for a picture in front of a thank you card at the state capitol

Photo courtesy U.S. Army; Photo Credit: Dena O'Dell

The School Liaison Officer can provide school information to parents prior to arrival at Fort Riley and assist with school related issues while your family is stationed at Fort Riley and facilitate a smooth transition for families who are departing from Fort Riley. Additionally, the SLO partners with area school districts to help them meet the unique needs of their military students. Office hours for the Ft. Riley School Liaison Officer are Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm and contact information is as follows: Phone: (785) 239-9587/1648 Address: School Liaison Officer, 6620 Normandy Drive, Fort Riley, KS 66442.

Fort Riley schools are part of the public school district administered by Geary County Unified School District 475, Junction City, Kansas. Students living on post will attend one of five elementary schools or a middle school located on post. The five elementary schools on Fort Riley are Morris Hill, Jefferson, Custer Hill, Fort Riley, and Ware. All elementary schools have grades kindergarten-5. Fort Riley Middle School serves students in grades 6-8. High School students living on Fort Riley attend Junction City High School. Students living off-post may attend on-post schools if the transfer is for the benefit of the student, and if the gaining school has room. A number of public and private school districts are attended by military students living off post.

Students new to Geary County Schools USD 475 must provide the following: Kansas Certificate of Immunization with proof of required immunizations, Child Health Assessment, birth certificate (required for Kdg.), current passport or driver's license, transcripts, KSHSAA physical examination (7th - 12th grade students).

The Fort Riley has a Homeschool Group for homeschoolers who are presently stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas.

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