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Daniel Farley, Superintendent/PreK-5th Principal

Daniel Farley became the Superintendent of Schools for USD 509 South Haven in 2023. He grew up in Wellington, KS, went to Wellington High School. and then Wichita State University where he received both his Bachelors and Masters Degrees. Daniel has served in education as a teacher, coach, and administrator for 14 years in places such as Wichita, Manhattan, Clay Center, and Wellington.  He is currently working on his doctorate degree from Kansas State University. He has been married to his wife Trista for 14 years and they have a puppy named Reuben. In his spare time he enjoys reading writing, streaming his favorite shows, and traveling with Trista. 

Mr. Farley has stated, "Education is my passion. My goal in whatever role I serve is to lead with positivity and in the service of others."


District Office
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
School Office
7:30 am - 4:00 pm


Elementary & Secondary Schools:  8:00 am-3:40 pm every day but Wednesday; 8:30 - 3:40 on Wed.

3-Year-Old Preschool  8:00-11:00 am

4-Year-Old Preschool 12:00-3:40 pm


South Haven Schools

PO Box 229

229 S Kickapoo,

South Haven, KS 67140

PH 620-892-5215

FAX 620-892-5814



Shelly Brown
Bus Driver
Brian Byers
Woods Teacher, Maintenance Director
Dale Byers
Bus Driver
Daniel Farley
Chris Johnson
Technology/Test Coordinator
Rick Knoffloch
Bus Driver
Jami Kuchar
School Nurse, Jr. Class Sponsor, Scholar's Bowl Sponsor
Deb Ray
School Registrar, School Secretary, Board Clerk, HS Cheer Sponsor
LeRoy Ratzlaff
Bus Driver
Jenny Weekley