Park City is located in two school districts; Wichita School District and Valley Center School District. Students who live on the north side of Park City attend schools in the Valley Center School District and students on the south side of Park City attend Wichita schools.
(Source- Park City-www.parkcityks.com)
Wichita Public Schools
Wichita Public Schools, USD 259, is proud to be the state's largest school district, one of the most successful large-city districts in the United States and a great place to educate all of the city's children.
The students and employees give the Wichita community many reasons to be proud of the Wichita Public Schools. Students and employees receive local, state and national recognition for their achievements. The district's enrollment is 51,330 students. Enrollment has grown by 2,512 students over the last ten school years. Forty-one schools received 141 Standard of Excellence Awards in reading, math and/or science from the Kansas Department of Education for their performance on the 2012 state assessments.
(Source –City of Wichita Website-www.wichita.gov)
Valley Center Schools, USD 262, is comprised of three elementary schools, one intermediate school, one middle school, and one high school.
Valley Center Schools is a rare find! They blend a rich tradition of
High expectations that every student master essential skills in core content areas with
Multiple opportunities for students to explore their individual interests.
They believe in focusing on all aspects of a student’s development, and to have each and every student graduate high school college and career ready.
(Source-Valley Center Schools-www.usd262.com)
Park City Lifestyle
Park City is a short 15 minute drive from downtown Wichita. Park City offers several local and national restaurants. Enjoy a day at 81 Speedway or Hartman Arena. Park City offers great entertainment and great food in addition to other great attractions offered in Wichita.
Park City Transportation
Highway I-35 runs through Park City and I-235 is just south of Park City, making for convenient commutes to work, Wichita or anywhere in the state.
Park City Local Attractions/Activities
Park City is home to the 81 Speedway, Park City Raceway, Hartman Arena and the Kansas Pavilions. Park City has several local and national restaurants and shops for residents to choose from.
Built in 1954 on the outskirts of Wichita, Ks, the facility opened as Robbins Speedway and was a half-mile dirt oval. The speedway operated on Sunday nights for only four years before it was sold to Wichita businessman O.L. Douglas in 1958 who changed the name to its present 81 Speedway.
(Source- 81 Speedway-www.race81speedway.com)
Hartman Arena is a 6,500 seat, multi-purpose facility with 15 acres of on-site parking and is uniquely configured so that there is literally not a bad seat in the house. The arena has hosted a range of concerts from Alan Jackson and Slipknot, to New Kids On The Block and Earth Wind & Fire/Chicago. It is also home of the Wichita Wild Indoor Pro Football Team and Wichita Wings Indoor Soccer Team. Other shows including monster trucks, Thomas and Friends Live, The Xtreme Outdoor Expo, Wrangler Pro Rodeo, Alice Cooper and many more have been part of Hartman's event list.