McPherson County Learning Center

Site Director: Elaine Farres
906 E. Kansas
McPherson, Kansas 67460
Phone: (620) 241-5250

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U.S. Highway 56 becomes Kansas Avenue upon entering the city limits of McPherson, Kansas, home to the McPherson County Learning Center.  With a unique view that encompasses Oak Grove Park, Wall Park, and Lakeside Park, its location at 906 E. Kansas Avenue is one of the most scenic of all the ESSDACK Learning Centers.  In addition to the high school diploma completion program, ESL classes are offered to help non-native speakers gain proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking English.  Students who have small children are welcome to bring them to the supervised playroom while they attend classes.  The McPherson program also utilizes community services and resources to offer unique educational and recreational opportunities that meet the needs of students both in and out of the classroom.  The dedicated, caring staff members are committed to the immediate and long term success of every student.

- ESL/ELL Program

- High School Credit Recovery

- ACT Career Ready 101 and WorkKeys Test

- National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)


  • Elaine Farres - Director
  • Louise Otero - ESL/ELL Coordinator
  • Carol Ingermanson - Paraprofessional
  • Jim Pimentel - Paraprofessional
  • Stacie DeMaio - Child care


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