The City of Andover is organized as a Mayor-Council form of government. Residents who are registered voters elect the Mayor and City Council by popular vote. The Mayor and Council are responsible for hiring an Administrator. The Council/Administrator style of government combines the strong political leadership of an elected governing body to make policies and laws that will enhance or sustain quality of life in Andover, with the managerial expertise of the City Administrator to administer these policies and oversee the daily operation of the City.
City Administrator is Mark Detter
For more information about the Mayor, City Council and departments of the City, visit their website at www.andoverks.com.
Andover Public Schools is an award winning district receiving the Governor's Achievement Award (which is given to top 5% of schools in Kansas) for Andover Central Middle School 2010-2013, Wheatland Elementary School 2013 and Robert M. Martin Elementary School 2012.
Niche.com named Andover the best school district in the Wichita Metro Area in 2015.
Andover Central High School received a bronze medal ranking in US News & World Reports Best High Schools of 2014.
Enrollment - 5872
Staff - 577
Two High Schools
Two Middle Schools
Six Elementary Schools
20-1 Pupil to Teacher Ratio (average for all grade levels)
Kansas Medical Center LLC
The Kansas Medical Center is a fully physician owned hospital with a state of the art facility. This facility was awarded Outstanding Patient Excellence in 2012 and is in the top 5% nationwide according to study by HealthGrades.
This full service, general acute care 58-bed facility offers a full range of services such as cardiovascular, orthepedics, gynocology and more. They have a 24/7 emergency room.
The Andover Convention and Visitors Bureau (a program of the City of Andover) recently built the Capitol Federal Amphitheater in Central Park. Each year, the Andover CVB hosts several events at the Park. There will be several concerts and other events going on throughout the year.
For updated information on events and happenings within Central Park and the Capitol Federal Amphitheater, visit