Lee's Summit R-7 School District


Requirements to Student Teach in the R-7 School District


  1. Cumulative grade point at 3.0 or above

  2. No grade below a B in either the core areas or area of certification/specialty

  3. Security clearance through the State Highway Patrol or FBI

  4. Behavior during the student teaching experience that aligns with staff expectations as outlined in the Lee’s Summit R-7 Personnel Policies

  5. The following materials, in conjunction with any forms required by the sponsoring university/college, are required to be submitted to the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District:

  • Philosophy of Education

  • Official transcript from sponsoring university/college

  • Personal information sheet indicating contact information if one is not contained in the university/college student teaching materials


Contact Information


For information regarding student teaching in Lee’s Summit R-7 School District contact 816-986-1000.




  1. Requests to student teach in the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District are only accepted from a sponsoring university/college.  Student teachers are asked not to contact individual teachers or building administrators to obtain information for a student teaching placement.

  2. If student teachers desire more information about the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District and/or student teaching in our district, please contact 816-986-1000.



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