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The 117-square-mile Lee’s Summit R-7 School District is recognized nationally for its quality educational programs and commitment to success.

Located in the southeast portion of the Kansas City metropolitan area, the district serves the communities of Lee’s Summit, Greenwood, Lake Lotawana and Lake Winnebago as well as unincorporated areas of eastern Jackson County and also includes a small portion of Blue Springs and Kansas City municipalities.

The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District’s enrollment for 2022-23 is approximately 17,783 students. 

The district currently includes 18 elementary schools, four middle schools, three high schools, an alternative secondary school, a secondary technology academy, an early education center and a special-education, day-treatment center. 

Learn more about R-7 History.

Our Mission

We prepare each student for success in life.

Our Vision

LSR7 is an exemplary school district, graduating students who are college and career ready with the competitive advantage necessary to be successful.

LSR7 reflects a culture of respect and acceptance. Collaboration is an expectation that fosters mutual understanding and a focus on student achievement and staff development.

LSR7 encourages innovation and creativity, recognizing student learning as our fundamental purpose.


The R-7 School District is #R7Proud of its commitment to student success.

Outperforming state & national ACT composite scores

Our 22.3 composite score for the Class of 2022 includes students who chose to take the test. The Missouri composite score is 20.2, and the national composite score is 19.8. As we work to develop well-rounded students and prepare them for success, ACT scores are just one part of the big picture.

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Receiving more than $28 million in scholarships

Reported scholarship offers for the Class of 2021

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Exceptional Educators
86% of our teachers hold an advanced degree.

Our Commitments

  • Engaging students in research-based programs in a technology-rich environment.
  • Embracing open, honest two-way communication.
  • Promoting continuous improvement through data-driven decision-making.
  • Sustaining positive relationships among students, staff, families and community members.
  • Ensuring a rigorous and relevant learning experience that leads to success for each student.
  • Partnering with students in identifying and achieving their learning goals.
  • Continuing a safe and caring environment.
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Lower taxes

Our operating tax rate is lower than school districts in Hickman Mills, Center, Fort Osage, Raytown, Blue Springs, North Kansas City, Liberty and Kansas City, Mo.

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Saving $50,000 in college tuition
Earning 800 college credit hours


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