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Calling all families of incoming kindergarteners! Kindergarten Kickoff is 5-6 p.m. on Thu. March 7 at all elementaries! More info.

Kindergarten Kickoff

Kindergarten Kickoff events for the 2024-25 school year will be from 5 to 6 p.m. on March 7, 2024 at all elementary sites.

Parents and students attend this Open House event to:

  • Meet school staff
  • Register early
  • Learn about the Summer Learning Institute

2024-25 Kindergarten Registration

  • Early registration information is shared with families at Kindergarten Kickoff.
  • Additional registration information will be posted on each school website.
  • The online registration portal will open at Kindergarten Kickoff on March 7 and remain open through May 21.
  • Registration is an annual process in LSR7 for all families. Plan on reconfirming information when registration opens for the entire district in July 2024.

Kindergarten Programs

LSR7 kindergarten programs focus on providing a nurturing environment that fosters both academic and social growth while allowing children to begin to develop personal responsibility and independence. Wondering if your child is ready for kindergarten?

Take advantage of free and optional screening service provided by Lee’s Summit R-7 Parents as Teachers.

Kindergarten Eligibility

To be eligible to enter Kindergarten for the 2024-25 school year, your child must reach the age of 5 before August 1, 2024. For more information about school entrance requirements, you may also reference our Board of Education School Admissions Policy (JEC).

Find Your School

Uncertain where your student will attend kindergarten? Visit our Boundary Map page.

Summer Learning Institute

Learn more about Summer Learning Institute, LSR7's K-8 summer enrichment program.

Incoming kindergartener?

Is your child entering Kindergarten in the 2024-25 school year? Fill out our interest form below and we'll be sure to send you relevant information about kindergarten events and early registration in Spring 2024.

To be eligible to enter Kindergarten for the 2024-25 school year, your child must reach the age of 5 before August 1, 2024.

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2024-25 Kindergarten Interest Form


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Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Education

Dr. Heather Kenney

Barb Berberich
Administrative Assistant

Phone: 816.986.1022
Fax:  816.986.1582

R-7 Online Academy

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