Goessel High School

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Goessel High School
100 East Main Street [1]
Goessel, Kansas 67053
United States
Coordinates 38°14′49″N 97°21′00″W / 38.246932°N 97.350061°W / 38.246932; -97.350061Coordinates: 38°14′49″N 97°21′00″W / 38.246932°N 97.350061°W / 38.246932; -97.350061
School type Public, High School
School board Board Website
School district Goessel USD 411 [2]
Superintendent John Fast [2]
CEEB code 171130 [3]
Principal Scott Boden [4]
Athletic Director Tyler Schroeder [4]
Grades 712
Gender coed
Campus type rural
Color(s)      Blue
Athletics Class 8-Man I,[5]
District 8 [6]
Athletics conference Wheat State [4]
Mascot Bluebirds
Communities served Goessel
W i k i p e d i a

Goessel High School is the public high school for Goessel USD 411, and located in Goessel, Kansas, USA. Goessel High is located in Marion County, but also serves parts of McPherson and Harvey Counties.


Goessel High School has been recognized in 2007 and 2008 by the U.S. News and World Report as a Bronze Medal Finalist in their Best of U.S. High Schools.[citation needed]

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Scholars Bowl[edit]

In February 2012, Goessel won the Scholars Bowl at the Regional Tournament in Ell-Saline.[7] In Class 1A Division I, Goessel finished 4th after winning their group in pool play.[8] One year later, Goessel's team again made it back to the State Championships and were able to one up the team from last year finishing 3rd overall.[9]


Goessel High School offers several athletic programs including basketball (boys and girls), cross country (boys and girls), football, golf (boys and girls), track and field (boys and girls), and volleyball. The school competes at the 8-Man I level in the Wheat State League.

Boys basketball[edit]

In 1988, the boys basketball team won the 1A state championship.[citation needed]


The volleyball team won the class 1a Kansas state championship in 2014 and 2015.

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • The Early Schools Of Marion County, Kansas; Wilma Stewart Stallwitz; Located at Peabody Township Library; 33 pages; November 11, 1960.
  • Marion County Kansas - Past and Present; Sondra Van Meter; MB Publishing House in Hillsboro, KS; LCCN 72-92041; 344 pages; 1972.
  • Standard Atlas of Marion County, Kansas; Geo A. Ogle & Co; 1902.[10]


  1. ^ "GNIS Detail - Goessel High School". Geonmaes.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2016-08-11. 
  2. ^ a b "Goessel USD 411". Usd411.org. Retrieved 2016-08-11. 
  3. ^ "High School CEEB Code Search". Suny.edu. Retrieved 2016-08-11. 
  4. ^ a b c "School Search - Goessel HS". Kansas State High School Activities Association. Retrieved 14 December 2010. 
  5. ^ "KSHSAA School Classification List" (PDF). Kshsaa.org. Retrieved 2016-08-11. 
  6. ^ "KSHSAA School District List" (PDF). Kshsaa.org. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-09-23. Retrieved 2016-08-11. 
  7. ^ "Goessel USD 411 - Scholars Bowl Team State Bound". Usd411.org. 2012-02-02. Retrieved 2016-08-11. 
  8. ^ "Scholars Bowl". Kshsaa.org. Retrieved 2016-08-11. 
  9. ^ "Scholars Bowl". Kshsaa.org. Retrieved 2016-08-11. 
  10. ^ "Standard atlas of Marion County, Kansas - Kansas Memory". Kansasmemory.org. Retrieved 2016-08-11. 

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