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  • Scott Koller
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    Lee's Summit School District
    The Lee’s Summit School District has once again improved its rating from the state. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released its annual performance report last week. The report analyzes Missouri districts based on state testing performance, attendance, high school readiness and graduation rates.
  • David Wiesemann
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    Lee's Summit School District
    The Lee's Summit R-7 School District is a fully accredited school district by the state of Missouri. The district encompasses the communities of Lee's Summit, Unity Village, Greenwood, Lake Winnebago, Lake Lotawana, and parts of rural eastern Jackson County. This is a large school district with an enrollment of approximately 17,000 students. The title of “Fully Accredited” is the highest classification available in the state of Missouri. Both the Middle and Senior High Schools in the district are also accredited through the North Central Association (NCA) of Colleges and Schools.

    Lee’s Summit R-7 Schools do well on both the state and national level. According to US News & World Report’s Annual Education Rankings: Lee’s Summit North High School Ranks highest statewide at #14 and #1639 nationally, Lee’s Summit West ranks at #18 statewide and #2098 nationally, and Lee’s Summit High School ranks at #24 statewide and #2446 nationally. This adds to the desirability of the school district.

    The students of Lee’s Summit R-7 consistently score above national averages on tests and exams. The district's programs, students and teachers have received national recognition. Some things that make this district unique are its birth to school-aged early childhood program and their highly rated Gifted Education Program for students from Kindergarten to 8th Grade. The district has Summit Ridge Academy, an alternative school for 7th-12th grade students. One unique thing Lee’s Summit R-7 offers that most school districts don’t, is a specialized Tech School, Summit Technology Academy. It is a school that prepares students for careers in technology and is a partner in the Missouri Innovation Campus. The district also puts a very high emphasis on education in athletics and fine arts.

    The Lee’s Summit R-7 District has received a pretty extensive list of awards and honors:

    1) Lee’s Summit R-7 has been a consistent winner of Missouri’s Distinction in Performance Award, the state’s highest recognition for academic achievement. The district has consistently ranked in the top 90% in the state. The district has received this award every year since 2000.

    2) Lee’s Summit R-7 students consistently perform above state and national averages on the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) Tests and ACT College Entrance test. Composite ACT scores are among the highest in the Kansas City Metro Area on both sides of the state line. On the Missouri side, ACT averages for all three District High Schools ranked first, second and third (Tied with Park Hill District High Schools in Kansas City North for the top two spots).

    3) Summit Technology Academy helps launch programs designed to train students for career opportunities in high-demand tech fields. These programs aim to reduce the time and debt involved in earning a college degree.

    4) Great Beginnings Early Education Center has been recognized by the Missouri School Boards Association as a finalist for the Future Builders Early Childhood Education Program.

    5) All three District High Schools (Out of 10 statewide) offer the International Baccalaureate program, a rigorous curriculum offering students the opportunity to compete worldwide with other high-achieving students.

    6) The A+ program is offered at all three high schools as well. Students who qualify are eligible for reimbursement at Missouri Community Colleges, Vocational/Tech Schools and some four-year colleges.

    7) Money magazine named Lee's Summit R-7 schools as 27th best in the nation in its 2010 annual "Best Places to Live" issue focusing on the nation's top 100 small cities.

    Lee’s Summit is a great community to raise a family in and the schools consistently prove that!

    You can view the Lee's Summit R-7 Youtube channel below and the district website!
  • Brian J. Reed
    RE/MAX Heritage
    Cedar Creek Elementary has a lot going on this fall! October started with a Walk-A-Thon, then students and families enjoyed the Fall Picnic and finally CCE will be going out in style with its Paradise Park student night on October 27th! If you are looking for a great community and schools that promote family involvement you will find it here!
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    Lee's Summit School District
    School is now in session. Upcoming events include: August 19th - Fall sports begin; August 20th - 8th grade pictures; and August 21st - 7th grade pictures.
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    Lee's Summit School District
    Serving grades K-6 with 463 students, Trailridge Elementary is just one of the great schools in the Lee's Summit school district.
  • Ask Tina Roe & Mary Villella Beginnings KC a question about Lee's Summit School District.
    Lee's Summit School District
    As parents with children in the Lee's Summit School District, we couldn't be happier! The Lee's Summit R-7 School District encompasses 117-square-miles and is consistently recognized as one of the top educational systems in the state and nation. Our school district services families in Lee’s Summit, Greenwood, Lake Lotawana and Lake Winnebago as well as some unincorporated areas of eastern Jackson County. The district features 18 elementary schools, three middle schools, three high schools, an alternative secondary school, a secondary technology academy, an early education center and a special-education, day-treatment center.

    Enrollment for 2012-13 was at 17,534 students. The Lee's Summit R-7 District has won many awards and most recently Money magazine named Lee’s Summit R-7 schools as seventh best in the nation in its annual “Best Places to Live” issue focusing on the nation’s top 100 small cities.

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