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College & Career Preparedness

Career & Educational Planning Guide

LSR7 helps you prepare for your school career...and beyond

Advanced studies programs. Specialized learning opportunities. Career exploration infused throughout the K-12 experience.

In LSR7, we prepare students for successful futures. Our academic programs provide a wealth of opportunities for students to explore possible careers and seek out learning experiences to support their unique interests and talents.

High School Courses: View high school courses by subject.

Middle School Courses and Programming: Access middle school programming.

Advanced Studies: See programs designed to meet the needs of academically talented students.

Specialized Career Ed Programs: See options for off-campus specialized workforce training.

Ms. Kia Hunt presenting various packages to a group of students

Guest presenter Ms. Kia Hunt shared insight with Mr. Wil Codilla's Pleasant Lea Middle School art class about working for an advertising agency. She also gave feedback on students' original work.

a student filming a student sorting clothing on racks

Lee's Summit North broadcasting students used their knowledge of video production in a Client-connected Project to help Hillcrest Thrift Store film a training video for volunteers. 

Two Lee's Summit North students style a display case with clothes and decorations

Kassidy M. and Ra'Niyah H. style a display case at Lee's Summit North High School with merchandise from Inspired Style Boutique as both a final project for their Advanced Fashion Design and Construction class and a Client-connected Project.

Four girls circle around a design plan as they sit on a putting green at Paradise Park

Students from Lee's Summit West High School visited Paradise Park to help us envision opportunities for our new property as part of a Client-connected project.

Students took reference photos of the mini-golf course and collaborated together on ideas to develop the course and add decorative elements. 

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Giah B. adjusts the foot of a sewing machine in Ms. Missy Vandeusen's Discovering FACS class at Summit Lakes Middle School. Students take FACS classes to gain new skills and discover their passions.

LSR7 Career Paths: Forge a path that is uniquely you.

Arts & Communications. Business Management & Technology. Health Services. Human Services. Industrial & Engineering Technology. Natural Resources.

LSR7 career paths include clusters of courses, programs and learning opportunities that serve as a plan for all students that support their interests, abilities, talents or desired levels of education.

With career paths, students will have areas of focus along with flexibility and a variety of ideas to pursue as they make decisions regarding course selection through career paths. 

View Career Paths

Diploma Plus Program

Diploma Plus is LSR7's career-ready initiative to ensure all LSR7 students graduate with market-value assets such as internships, college credit and advanced certifications.

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R-7 Online Academy

We've expanded our year-round online school and are serving students across the state. Explore R-7 Online Academy.

Seal of Biliteracy

Seal with two bears, circular stars and text that says Missouri 2020 Pathway to Biliteracy

The Missouri Seal of Biliteracy is an award granted by a local district to recognize a student who has attained proficiency in English and one or more other world language(s) before high school graduation.

A+ Scholarship Program

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The Lee's Summit A+ Schools Program provides students who meet rigorous achievement criteria to receive reimbursement for the cost of tuition and general fees while attending a Missouri public community college or vocational/technical school on a full-time basis.

Specialized Career Education Programs

On top of our comprehensive curriculum, advanced studies opportunities and career pathway coursework, LSR7 students can pursue specialized workforce training through multiple off-campus programs.

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Summit Technology Academy

Summit Technology Academy is an innovative and advanced experience that prepares high school juniors and seniors for college and career success through half-day extension programs at the Missouri Innovation Campus. 


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Early College Program

The Early College Program (ECP) is a dual enrollment program offering students the opportunity to earn up to 30 hours of college credit taken at the Metropolitan Community College, Longview Campus. Courses taken through ECP count for high school and college credit. 


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Cass Career Center

CASS Career Center in Harrisonville, Mo. provides workforce training, dual credit and certification opportunities through a "hands-on" learning model. 


Photograph of Herndon Career Center

Herndon Career Center

Herndon Career Center is a career and technical high school based out of Raytown C-2 Schools that offers high-quality, in-demand workforce training, college preparation and entrepreneurial programs.

Southland CAPS

Southland CAPS is also housed at Herndon Career Center. The Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) represents the collaboration of education, business and community, providing students with a unique, immersive experience, resulting in highly skilled, adaptable, global innovators and leaders.