Lee's Summit R-7 School District
Staff

FACTS & STATISTICS

 

Boundary and Staff Statistics
District Boundary The R-7 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 2,692
Number of certified staff members 1,466
Certified staff members with Masters degrees or above 83.3%
Employee Fringe Benefits Approximately 31% of average salary
Average elementary student/teacher ratio 22.00

 

Money
Tax Rate (per $100 assessed valuation) $5.8777
Total Expenditure District Budget (excluding bond funds) $284,875,326
Annual operating cost per student enrolled $11,003
Teacher starting salary $39,000
Teacher average salary $57,330
Assessed valuation $1,947,603,112
Please click here to view the 2018-19 budget.

 

School Year Total Enrollment
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.