• Why choose Maize USD 266?

    Integrity, innovation, community, responsibility, empathy, and resilience are the core values of Maize USD 266. Even in times when the world seems unpredictable and all of us, school districts included, are navigating new scenarios and challenges, these are the values that guide our decisions and direction. For years, the district has embraced its approach to work together as OneMa1ze with a shared focus toward common goals. With this in mind, we celebrate unity within the district and school community with the understanding that we are stronger and better together.

    Award-Winning Educators

    • Winner of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
    • Three winners of the national Milken Educator Award
    • Multiple Kansas Teacher of the Year Finalists
    • Multiple winners of the Kansas Horizon Award

    Successful Students and Alumni

    • 96.1 percent high school graduation rate
    • National Merit Semifinalists
    • Perfect ACT scores
    • State and national champions in athletics, academics, and fine arts
    • Internship and shadowing opportunities with community leaders
    • Graduates excelling in wide range of careers and industries 

    Nationally Recognized Schools

    • Named Best School District in the Wichita Area by Niche
    • Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase awards
    • 2015 and 2020 National School of Character, Complete High School Maize
    • Civic Advocacy Network Award, Maize High School 
Cheryl Rodriguez and Kyle White