Lee's Summit R-VII School District

Lee's Summit R-VII School District

The Lee's Summit R-VII School District is a school district that serves parts of Lee's Summit, Kansas City, Missouri, rural eastern Jackson County and the entirety of Unity Village, Greenwood, Lake Winnebago , and Lake Lotawana in the State of Missouri. The district serves an area of approximately 117 square miles and has an enrollment of over 16,000.

Awards and facts

*The Tony L. Stansberry Leadership Center serves as the district's administrative offices and opened in July 2007. Funded by a 2006 no-tax-increase bond issue, the facility is named after Dr. Stansberry, who served as the R-7 School District superintendent from 1996 through 2006. The building is located adjacent to Lee's Summit North High School.

*The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District’s website was recently awarded Missouri’s top award for school websites. The website won an Award of Excellence, or first-place award, from the Missouri School Public Relations Associations Excellence In Communications Awards Program. The website received a perfect rating (30 out of 30 points) from all of the judges. It was praised for its use of graphics, ease of navigation, virtual tour, well-organized information and inviting appearance.

*The new superintendent of the district is David McGehee.

*A $32 million bond passed in April 2006 funding many upgrades and additions for the district including a new elementary school to be located at Route 150 and Horridge Road.

The following is a list from the district's website of awards and accreditations:

*One of eight districts in the state to earn the Missouri's Distinction in Performance Award, with a perfect score each year for the last five years
*Designated a Gold Medal school district by Expansion Management magazine as part of the publication's 14th annual Education Quotient issue. To be ranked in the Gold Medal category, a school district must rank in the top 16 percent of all districts nationally. This is the magazine's highest award.
*Received the "What Parents Want" Award from SchoolMatch, an independent nationwide school selection service. This award goes to just 14 percent of the nation's school districts.
*The LSR7 Technology Integration site has been listed as a favorite link by School Administrator and Classroom Connect, receiving over 12,000 hits a month from all over the world
*All three high schools offer both the International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement programs for advanced studies, as well as the state-funded A+ program for reimbursements at Missouri community colleges, vocational/technical institutions and some 4-year colleges.
*Nine R-7 seniors were named National Merit Scholarship finalists in spring 2006.
*The class of 2005 was offered $5.9 million in college scholarships for the next four years.


There are over 20 schools in the district, including:

*Cedar Creek Elementary School
*Greenwood Elementary School
*Hawthorn Hill Elementary School
*Hazel Grove Elementary School
*Highland Park Elementary School
*Lee's Summit Elementary School
*Longview Farm Elementary School
*Mason Elementary School
*Meadow Lane Elementary School
*Pleasant Lea Elementary School
*Prairie View Elementary School
*Richardson Elementary School
*Summit Pointe Elementary School
*Trailridge Elementary School
*Underwood Elementary School
*Westview Elementary School
*Woodland Elementary School

Middle Schools
*Bernard C. Campbell Middle School
*Summit Lakes Middle School
*Pleasant Lea Middle School High Schools
*Lee's Summit High School
*Lee's Summit West High School
*Lee's Summit North High School


* [http://www.leesummit.k12.mo.us/news/news.htm School District News]

External links

* [http://www.leesummit.k12.mo.us School District web site]

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