Lee's Summit R-7 School District
Staff

FACTS & STATISTICS

 

Boundary and Staff Statistics
District Boundary The LSR7 School District serves Lee’s Summit, Greenwood, Lake Lotawana, Lake Winnebago, areas of Raintree Lake, areas of Lakewood and some outlying rural areas, with a small portion of the district extending into Cass County and Kansas City. We are bounded by the school districts of Raytown, Blue Springs, Independence, Raymore-Peculiar and Lone Jack. The vast majority of the district is located within Jackson County, although a small portion is located within Cass County.
Accreditation Fully accredited school district — Winner of Missouri’s Distinction in Performance Award
Area, R-7 School District 117 sq. miles
Approximate district population 100,000
Total Staff Size 2,751
Teachers 1,410
Number of certified staff members 1,500
Certified staff members with Masters degrees or above 1,235
Employee Fringe Benefits Approximately 28% of average salary
Average elementary student/teacher ratio for 19-20 21.9

 

Money
Tax Rate (per $100 assessed valuation) $5.4705
Total Expenditure District Budget (excluding bond funds) $266,077,411
Annual operating cost per student enrolled $11,320.12
Teacher starting salary $40,326
2020-21 teacher average salary $62,289
Assessed valuation 2,319,728,063
Click here for the 2020-21 budget (PDF).

 

School Year Total Enrollment
2020 – 2021 17,805
2019 – 2020 18,075
2018 – 2019 17,937
2017 – 2018 18,157
2016 – 2017 17,927
2015 – 2016 17,747
2014 – 2015 17,610
2013 – 2014 17,615
2012 – 2013 17,559
2011 – 2012 17,558
2010 – 2011 17,524
2009 – 2010 17,287
2008 – 2009 17,120
2007 – 2008 16,986
2006 – 2007 16,742

 

Lee’s Summit R-VII School District Report Card is available on the
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education website.

 

For information regarding the district’s annual status as part of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA),
click here.

 

For information from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Inspector General, select this link.
The office’s hotline number is: 1-800-647-8733.