Rice County Alden, KS


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*Area Colleges

The Alden area offers a variety of nearby higher education opportunities.

Sterling College  (620) 278-2173
125 W. Cooper / Sterling, KS

Since 1887, Sterling College, a United Presbyterian institution, has served the area.

Hutchinson Community College  (620) 665-3500
1300 North Plum / Hutchinson, KS 67501

Located in nearby Hutchinson, Hutchinson Community College and Area Vocational School is a two-year institution that meets the diverse educational needs and interests of its students and area citizens and provides community programs to improve the quality of life throughout the region.

Grade School, Alden, Kansas
Old Alden School

*Public Schools - USD 376

Serving both Alden and nearby Sterling, USD 376 has a curriculum designed to aid both those college and vocationally bound. Students may participate in tennis, cross country, football, volleyball, basketball and track as well as numerous fine arts activities. District students have consistently earned top ratings at instrumental, vocal, and art contests and teams can boast recent state medalists in tennis, cross country, track, and debate–as well as 8 consecutive state championships in forensics.

USD 376 Office   (620) 278-3621
FAX: (620) 278-3882
211 S. Broadway
P.O. Box 188
Sterling, KS 67579


  • Sterling High School   (620) 278-2171 Home of the Bears
    308 E. Washington  / Sterling, KS 67579
  • Junior High School   (620) 278-3646
    412 N. 5th / Sterling, KS 67579
  • Grade School   (620) 278-3112
    218 S. 5th / Sterling, KS 67579

*Head Start

Central Kansas Head Start  Serving Rice, Barton, and Pawnee counties
Alden School Building
Classes in session 8a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday

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April 5, 2000 / Shirley Fair / Alden, Kansas / ricedco@midusa.net

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