The 117-square-mile Lee’s Summit R-7 School District is recognized as one of the top educational systems in the state and nation. Located in the southeast portion of the Kansas City metropolitan area, the district serves the communities of Lee’s Summit, Greenwood, Lake Lotawana and Lake Winnebago as well as unincorporated areas of eastern Jackson County and also includes a small portion of Blue Springs and Kansas City municipalities. The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District has gained an annual average of 335 new students since 1990, with enrollment for 2017-18 at 18,157. Recognized nationally for its quality educational programs and a commitment to success for all students, the R-7 School District has good reason to attract its many new residents.
The District Human Resources Team’s mission is to hire top quality candidates, optimize the use of certified and classified employees, support student learning and staff productivity while focused on customer service.
We believe that the quality of education is impacted by people more than any other factor. While we are proud of our quality schools and academic rigor, it is the people that we believe makes the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District so unique. Our focus is customer service and we want you to feel free to contact any one in our office at any time, we will be happy to assist you. We have also listed some of our specific responsibilities.