Atchison Public Schools USD 409 provides a free appropriate public education to all exceptional students residing within school district boundaries. This includes special education and related services provided in accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and state laws for all students with exceptionalities (0-21 years of age). Services are provided in each child's neighborhood school when possible.
The Atchison Public Schools offer developmental screening for children from birth to age 5. If you live in the USD 409 boundaries and have a child from birth to age 5 and you have concerns about his or her development, please call Atchison Elementary School at (913) 367-1161 to set up an appointment for screening.
There are other rights, which by federal and state laws are afforded to you and your exceptional child. A copy of these rights may be obtained free of charge by contacting the address or phone number below.
If you have a child who you feel may be in need of special education service(s), please contact your child's building principal or Dr. David Myers, Director of Special Education, 626 Commercial Street at 913-367-9519.
Atchison Public Schools, USD 409, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: USD 409 District Coordinator of Section 504, ADA, Title VI, Title VII and Title IX, Dr. David Myers, 626 Commercial Street Atchison, KS 66002, 913-367-9519.