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Proudly serving the Hope, White City, and Woodbine areas.

We are a unique 1A school district with two K-12 schools in it. One school is located in both Hope and White City, each town is a rural community with around 500 in population. Our schools are combined for all extra-curricular activities and known as the Rural Vista Heat. With our 9:1 student to teacher ratio, we offer a great learning experience and opportunity to every student.  More of our mighty advantages are listed below.

Our Mission Statement: 

The mission of Rural Vista USD 481 is to provide a safe environment while preparing students for life-long learning so that they are productive citizens.

District Office 


414 E. Goodnow, White City, Kansas 66872

Hope Schools

200 N. Poplar St, Hope, Kansas 67451

White City Schools

414 E. Goodnow, White City, Kansas 66872

Our Mighty Schools Advantages…

Full Kansas QPA Accreditation!

Strong early childhood commitment:

    Parents as Teachers-prenatal to 3 yrs.

    4 yr old preschool and full day kindergarten

White City Governor’s Choice Award

Individualized instruction for students

9:1 Student to Teacher Ratio

Schools have received Standard of Excellence Awards

Numerous extra-curricular activities

Progressive Schools with a friendly Rural Atmosphere

Technology enriched education

Active Community engagement

Unified School District 481 does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, disability or age as to treatment of students in programs