Langston Hughes Elementary School
Jackie Mickel, Principal
1101 George Williams Way Lawrence, KS 66049
phone (785)832-5890 fax (785)832-5898

School Hours:
8:45am - 3:45pm
Wednesday 8:45am - 2:15pm

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 Langston Hughes, as a Professional Learning Community, will successfully teach all learners.

Upcoming Events

August 12th: Back to School Night (check back the 1st of August for more information)
August 13th: First day of School for 1st through 5th Grade students
August 14th: Kindergarteners with the last name beginning with A-L come to school, just for that day for orientation.
August 15th: Kindergarteners with the last name beginning with M-Z come to school, just for that day for orientation.
August 18th: All students attend

NOTE: In late July/early August we will be emailing a Back to School Letter with all upcoming events for the new year. It will also be posted on the website. Class lists will be emailed by August 12th.



Parent Access to Student Information

On Line Fee Payments

On Line Lunch Payments

Free And Reduced Lunch and Fee Payment Application



To sign up for your Watch D.o.g. Day, call 832-5890

"Fathers who are characterized by men who will fulfill their commitment to Love their children, Coach their children, Model for their children, Encourage other children."


Langston Hughes Savings Program:
Truity Credit Union

Click Here for details

Langston Hughes Elementary has established a new business partnership with Truity Credit Union.
Students can open up a Truity Credit Union
Savings Account for as little as $5.00.
Parent or Guardian must be present to open the account, a social security number & valid ID is required at time of account opening.

School's banking days are before school on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month.


Recycle Program - CLICK HERE- to view more details

We want to continue to thank our Business Partners for all they do to support our school:

Dillons, J&S Coffee, and Truity Credit Union and The University National Bank.


Due to school construction the Langston Hughes office will be re-located to:

Sunflower Elementary School located at
2521 Inverness Dr. / 785-832-5890
We will be available there from
9:00am - 3:00pm from

May 23 - May 30 / June 9 - June 11

Then we will be closed for the summer.

You can also email us at We hope to re-open the office at Langston on Monday, July 28 – but may still be located at Sunflower until the building is ready on Aug. 11th.

If you need to enroll a student, please call the Welcome Center at 785-330-1921


Student Handbook

Langston Hughes School Day
Click here to View the Arrival/Dissmisal Map

8:20 am: Breakfast students are permitted in the building to have breakfast and enter through the gym doors.

8:20am-8:35am: Students will be supervised in front of the building when weather permits. In the case of inclement weather, students will be supervised in the gym.

8:45am: School Day starts - All students permitted in the building at 8:35 am and sent directly to class. Teachers will be in their rooms ready to welcome students by 8:35.

Dismissal : 3:45 pm Mon. Tues. Thurs. & Friday. All students must be picked up no later than 4:00 pm.
2:15 pm Wednesday is early dismissal for Teacher Collaboration. All students must be picked up by 2:30 pm.


Like a welcome summer rain,

humor may suddenly cleanse

and cool the earth, the air and you."

-Langston Hughes