About The District
Gardner Edgerton USD 231 serves the communities of Gardner and Edgerton in the southwest corner of Johnson County, Kansas. At the heart of two growing communities, Gardner Edgerton schools currently house approximately 6,100 students. The district includes seven elementary schools (K-4), three middle schools (5-8) and one high school (9-12). In January 2012, USD 231 voters approved a $72 million bond issue to provide a new elementary school, middle school, Multipurpose Activity Center addition to the high school, updates to district-wide technology and many capital improvements. Grand Star Elementary School opened in the fall of 2013. Trail Ridge Middle School opened in the fall of 2014. In 2016, patrons approved a $29.7 million bond for a high school addition, a stand-alone Advanced Technical Center, a TRAILS Facility, and capital improvements.