Upcoming Events
Welcome to Peterson Elementary School
Home of the Tigers
Welcome to Peterson, where Peterson Tigers show their PRIDE each day. We are an elementary school on the west side of Wichita with a proud history and strong tradition in academic excellence and connection with the community. Peterson students work to demonstrate honorable character traits each day by demonstrating “Personal Responsibility, Respect, Integrity, and Doing our best to achieve Excellence.” This phrase represents our guidelines for success and is where we get our PRIDE acronym. 

To the left is "Little Red," the original Peterson school.
General Information
School Principal
Tammy Alexander

School Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:10 p.m.
Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
Latchkey: 6:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. and 4:10 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
For the safety of our students, all school visitors must enter the building at the entrance on Central and check in at the office to get a visitor’s badge. Parking is available in the lot on the east side of the building and across Caddy behind the gas station. Parking is also available in the west lot but the doors near the west lot are locked during school hours.

Directions to Peterson: Exit Kellogg on Tyler Road and go north to Central Ave. Go west and Peterson will be on your right.

School Report Card
Click HERE to see the Kansas State Department of Education building report card for Peterson Elementary School
Parent Training Camp (Grade Level Night)
We hope to see all of our Peterson families at the important event. Click here for more information. There will be babysitting available for pre-K through 5th grade.
Box Top and Soup Label Collection

For the last several years, we have participated in two programs, Campbell’s Labels for Education Program & General Mills Box Tops for Education Program that help our school with funds for new physical education equipment!We encourage you to save the UPC bar code of the Campbell’s products, and the small box top logo from General Mills products and send them to school. When they are cut, please count them and put them in a small bag and mark how many are in the bag. We give students prizes for every 5 box tops or 10 soup labels they bring in.
These two fundraising programs have provided us with funds over the years that allow us to provide wonderful opportunities for our students in P.E. Thank you for helping us continue to collect Campbell’s Labels and General Mills Box Tops.
If you have any further questions please contact Mrs. Martens (P.E. teacher) at mmartens@usd259.net.

2013-2014 Peterson Yearbooks Available Now
Pre-ordered yearbooks from last year can now be picked up in the Peterson office. We ask that when you pick up your child's yearbook, you sign to acknowledge that you have recieved it.  There are a few extras available for purchase, $20 for softcover and $25 for hardcover while supplies last. A DVD of the end-of-year slide show is also included.

Come and pick up your Peterson memories today!
2014-2015 Yearbooks Available for Order
Click on the link below to start the process.

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