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Traffic Flow at Elementary Schools

Posted Date: 07/19/2019

USD 407 administrators and City of Russell personnel have been collaborating on ways to reduce congestion, improve traffic flow and parking, and increase safety measures for families and students around the elementary schools. Click on the photos below to view the proposed changes.

Included in the photos are preferred pick up locations for the students based on grade levels.

Simpson Elementary Schools

Kindergarten – North and East side of the school
1st Grade – West side of the school

Bickerdyke Elementary Schools

2nd Grade – West side of the school
3rd Grade – East side of the school
4th Grade – South side of the school
5th Grade – South side of the school


Simpson Elementary School

Simpson Elementary School

Bickerdyke Elementary School

Bickerdyke Elementary School

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Vision Statement

Russell County USD 407 is dedicated to providing a culture of learning that will lead the state of Kansas in student success.

Mission Statement

The mission of USD 407 is to teach all students to their fullest potential, provide an appropriate learning environment and prepare students to become functional and effective citizens in an ever-changing world.

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