Welcome to Gardner Edgerton High School
Built in 2000, Gardner Edgerton High School and the District Activity Complex provide state of the art educational and athletic facilities for students in grades 9-12. In 2004, a ten-classroom addition expanded the high school's program capacity from 1,200 to 1,600 students.
Recent improvements at the District Activities Complex, located adjacent to GEHS, provided a competition soccer stadium and additional baseball and softball practice fields. A dedicated wrestling facility and an athletic multi-purpose building were added to GEHS in 2006.
GEHS is the only high school in Gardner Edgerton USD 231, which currently includes nine schools: six K-4 elementary schools, two grades 5-8 middle schools and the high school.
Wireless Laptop Technology
In fall, 2008, GEHS began utilizing new wireless technology, culminating a three-year initiative to equip and retrofit all district schools with a wireless environment. Laptop carts are available to all classroom teachers to support daily instruction. (Note that laptops are NOT be available for students to check out and take off-campus. ) This exciting new learning technology has been fully embraced by students and staff alike.
||4,617 Students (8/31/09 Headcount)|
|Gardner Edgerton High School
|Class of 2010
|Class of 2011
|Class of 2012
|Class of 2013
Testing and Scores
Each Spring, GEHS students take the Kansas State Assessments. GEHS has built a legacy of achievement in all five tested subject areas, achieving the State Standard of Excellence in 2008 in Reading and Math. Students have achieved the State Standard of Excellence in Science, History/Government and Writing in previous years during which these subjects were tested.
To access state testing data, please visit the Kansas Department of Education's website, and review the Building Report Card.
Accreditation and Teacher Qualifications
Gardner Edgerton High School is fully accredited, and all teachers are 100% fully licensed and Highly Qualified in accordance with the No Child Left Behind Act.