Burns students attend school in the Peabody-Burns Unified School District 398. Total enrollment as of 2015 is 321 for USD 398. Students can participate in a variety of activities including football, track and golf.
Burns is home to 217 (2013) residents. Burns is a quiet, small community with easy access to surrounding cities including El Dorado and Wichita. Local attractions include Walter’s Pumpkin Patch and the Burns Community Museum.
Burns is located west of highway US-77. El Dorado is under 25 minutes away and downtown Wichita is under an hour from Burns.
Burns Local Attractions/Activities
Burns is home to the Burns United Methodist Church. Burns is home to Walter’s Pumpkin Patch and Burns Community Museum. Located near El Dorado and Wichita, Burns has access to many attractions including El Dorado Lake, Sedgwick County Zoo and Warren Theatre.
Walter’s Pumpkin Patch
Walters' Pumpkin Patch is all about fun for the whole family! Play all day in the Pumpkin Patch, challenge the Corn Maze, and bring some energy for the Giant Jumping Pillow. If you dare, tour the Haunted Cannery at night for personal fright! They also have great food and all your favorites. Plus you'll love their Pumpkin Salsa! Walters' Pumpkin Patch also has a terrific assortment of your favorite country eating; hot dogs, sloppy Joes, chili and much more. You'll also want to visit our Pumpkin Pantry and Gift Shop.
Burns Community Museum
The Burns Community Museum is housed in the former Burns High School built in 1904 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The school was the first consolidated grade and high school in Kansas. A classroom, restored to look as it would have originally, reminds visitors of early-day education. The first floor of the two-story building contains a mix of school and community exhibits, along with many pictures and stories donated by families long associated with Burns.