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Anthony Elementary School History & Information

Built in 1950, Anthony Elementary was named after the Anthony Family who were influential in the Leavenworth community during the 1800s and 1900s. 

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In 2019 Anthony Elementary was named a Kansas State National School of Character by Character.org, one of only two schools in the state of Kansas to receive the designation. 

The school was renovated in 2010, adding an updated exterior, square footage and other interior improvements. The building also includes a FEMA-certified storm shelter.

A Bit About the Anthony Family

Daniel Anthony's (1824 - 1904) influence in Leavenworth, KS was felt in multiple ways, but most notably in the form of the Leavenworth Conservative Newspaper founded in 1861. He was an early abolotionist and supporter of the women's suffrage movement who voiced his opinions strongly. Daniel was postmaster general of Leavenworth for nearly 16 years, and served the community as mayor for three terms. Mr. Anthony also fostered the operation of the Underground Railroad in Leavenworth. 

Daniel's sister was the notable, Susan B. Anthony (1820 - 1906) an influential force and visible leader in the women's suffrage movement. She lived in Leavenworth for a short time during 1865, and helped Daniel edit the Leavenworth Conservative Newspaper. 

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Principal: Mrs. Tsen

Mission: Preparing every student for success in every classroom, every day.

Physical School Address: 570 Evergreen St, Leavenworth, KS 66048

School Phone Number:  913-684-1500

Student Handbook

First page of the PDF file: StudentHandbook23-24_1

Title I Presentation Slides

First page of the PDF file: TitleIPresentationSlides