Lee’s Summit R-7 School District enrollment increased by 180 students this fall, totaling 17,927 in kindergarten through high school. This is an approximately 1 percent increase over fall 2015.
The 117-square-mile school district serves the cities of Lee’s Summit, Greenwood, Lake Lotawana and Lake Winnebago and also includes portions of unincorporated Jackson County. The district operates 18 elementary schools, three middle schools, three high schools, Summit Ridge Academy, Summit Technology Academy, Miller Park Center and Great Beginning Early Education Center.
Over the last 10 years, enrollment has increased by approximately 7 percent with an additional 1,185 students added since the fall 2006.