Lee's Summit R-7 School District



Boundary and Staff Statistices
District Boundary The R-7 School District serves Lee’s Summit, Greenwood, Lake Lotawana, Lake Winnebago, areas of Raintree Lake, area 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


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
View a copy of the Lee’s Summit R-7 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.



In accordance with the provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended), Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, P.L. 93-112, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the regulations thereunder, it is the policy of the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District that no person shall, because of age, sex, race, disability, or national origin be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity of the District, including the employment of staff personnel. Written district policies concerning the rights and responsibilities of employees and students are available for inspection at the Stansberry Leadership Center (R-7 Administrative Offices), located at 301 NE Tudor. Inquiries by persons about their protection against discrimination under The Americans With Disabilities Act, Title IX, Title VI, or P.L. 93-112 and the Section 504 may be directed in writing or by telephone to: Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Lee’s Summit R-7 School District 301 NE Tudor Road Lee’s Summit, MO 64086 (816) 986-1000