About Us

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Junction City High School is a military connected 6A school that prepares students to Educate Locally, Impact Globally and become successful citizens by developing relationships and incorporating relevance and rigor into the curriculum.

JCHS is a national model high school organized around the concepts of smaller learning communities. The school offers four academies.

Freshmen are part of a team-based Freshman Success Academy.

For 10th, 11th, and 12th graders there are three career academies available to choose from:

Business, Public Service, and Hospitality (BPSH)

Science, Engineering and Health (SEH)

Fine Arts & Human Services (FAHS)

The JCHS Career Academies are structured around the 16 nationally recognized Career Clusters. Students are provided a wide variety of opportunities for participation in interscholastic athletics and activities. As the local high school proudly serving the Fort Riley Army community, Junction City High School also offers an Army JROTC Program. The Junction City community supports JCHS through over 150 formal business and education partnerships.


  • Celebrating 20 years of progress through community business partnerships
  • Senior internships opportunities though the academy structure
  • New (approx. 130 million dollar) building opened in August 2021
  • Schoolwide 1:1 initiative, and the use of Schoology as a tool for learning

Site Council

Site Council meets regularly to discuss topics related to school improvement and items pertinent to the lives of our students and the school. (New Building, KESA Accreditation, Grading, etc.)

Web Resources

Junction City High School Report Card
Kansas Department of Education

The Blue Jay

JCHS Livestream

What’s Unique About JCHS?

  • Internship program, job shadowing
  • College courses offered during the regular day program on campus and at Cloud County Community College
  • Career cluster seminar to support students’ growth in college and career readiness
  • JCHS offers numerous Advanced Placement courses, providing students the opportunity to earn college credit while in high school
  • Industry-based certifications in many programs, including automotive, welding, ServSafe, EMT, CNA, and more
  • Student 2 Student seminar for new and military students transitioning into the high school from another school system
  • Military Family Life Counselors

Athletic Programs

  • Boys & Girls Golf
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Baseball
  • Boys & Girls Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Boys & Girls Tennis
  • Wrestling
  • Boys & Girls Basketball
  • Boys & Girls Swimming
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Boys & Girls Track
  • Bowling
  • Athletic programs consistently make State appearances

ACT Scores

Average score of 20 over the past 5 years

Extracurricular Clubs/Activities

  • Orchestra
  • Band
  • Choral Music
  • National Honor Society
  • Scholars Bowl
  • Debate
  • Drama
  • Audio & Video Club
  • Blue Jay Pride
  • Environmental Club
  • German Club
  • Spanish Club
  • SADD
  • GSA
  • Student 2 Student

JCHS Supports These 12 Career Pathways

  • Construction
  • Design/Pre-Construction
  • Health Science
  • Production (Welding)
  • Mobile Equipment (Auto)
  • Business Finance
  • Restaurant/Event Management (Culinary)
  • Web and Digital Communication
  • LPSS (Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security)
  • A/V Communication
  • Teaching/Training
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Courses are developed out of these pathways based on student interest and current industry needs