With pre-schools, public and private elementary schools, a highly rated high school, a community college and two four-year colleges, McPherson offers outstanding educational opportunities for all members of your family.


Public/Private Elementary Schools

The McPherson Unified School District 418 is recognized as one of the leading school districts in Kansas and operates an early education center, four elementary schools, a middle school, a high school, and an alternative high school program.  St. Joseph Catholic School offers grades K-6 and also has a pre-school “Angel Depot” for three and four year old children.

Higher Education

Central Christian College and McPherson College are private, four-year colleges offering traditional liberal arts studies.  The Hutchinson Community College and Area Vocational School also offers a full schedule of courses at it’s McPherson location.