Top 10 Best Jackson County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 237 public schools serving 104,941 students in Jackson County, MO (there are 77 private schools, serving 13,726 private students). 88% of all K-12 students in Jackson County, MO are educated in public schools (compared to the MO state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Jackson County, MO are Voy Spears Jr. Elementary School, Chapel Lakes Elementary School and Lucy Franklin Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jackson County, MO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Missouri public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Jackson County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Missouri public schools.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri public school average of 31% (majority Black).

Best Jackson County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Voy Spears Jr. Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
201 Ne Anderson
Lees Summit, MO 64064
(816) 874-3720
Grades: K-5
| 536 students
Rank: #22.
Chapel Lakes Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3701 Ne Independence Ave
Lees Summit, MO 64064
(816) 874-3600
Grades: K-5
| 598 students
Rank: #33.
Lucy Franklin Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
111 Ne Roanoke Dr
Blue Springs, MO 64014
(816) 874-3690
Grades: K-5
| 596 students
Rank: #44.
Delta Woods Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4401 Ne Lakewood Way
Lees Summit, MO 64064
(816) 874-3580
Grades: 6-8
| 778 students
Rank: #55.
Hawthorn Hill Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2801 Sw Pryor Rd
Lees Summit, MO 64082
(816) 986-3380
Grades: K-6
| 486 students
Rank: #66.
Cedar Creek Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2600 Sw 3rd St
Lees Summit, MO 64081
(816) 986-1260
Grades: K-6
| 533 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Lee's Summit West High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2600 Sw Ward Rd
Lees Summit, MO 64082
(816) 986-4000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,044 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Sunny Pointe Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3920 South R D Mize Rd
Blue Springs, MO 64015
(816) 874-3700
Grades: K-5
| 522 students
Rank: #99.
James Walker Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
201 Se Sunnyside School Rd
Blue Springs, MO 64014
(816) 874-3660
Grades: K-5
| 462 students
Rank: #1010.
Trailridge Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3651 Sw Windemere Dr
Lees Summit, MO 64082
(816) 986-1290
Grades: K-6
| 559 students
Rank: #1111.
Longview Farm Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1001 Sw Longview Park Dr
Lees Summit, MO 64081
(816) 986-4180
Grades: K-6
| 475 students
Rank: #1212.
James Lewis Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
717 Nw Park Rd
Blue Springs, MO 64015
(816) 874-3650
Grades: PK-5
| 449 students
Rank: #1313.
Thomas J. Ultican Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1812 Nw Vesper
Blue Springs, MO 64015
(816) 874-3710
Grades: K-5
| 462 students
Rank: #1414.
Woodland Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12709 S Smart Rd
Lees Summit, MO 64086
(816) 986-2360
Grades: K-6
| 465 students
Rank: #1515.
William Yates Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3600 Davidson Rd
Independence, MO 64055
(816) 874-3740
Grades: K-5
| 362 students
Rank: #1616.
Prairie Branch Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2100 Dillingham Rd
Grain Valley, MO 64029
(816) 847-5070
Grades: K-5
| 576 students
Rank: #1717.
Blue Springs High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2000 Nw Ashton Dr
Blue Springs, MO 64015
(816) 874-3400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,449 students
Rank: #1818.
Cordill-mason Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4001 Sw Christiansen Rd
Blue Springs, MO 64014
(816) 874-3610
Grades: PK-5
| 828 students
Rank: #1919.
Richardson Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
800 Ne Blackwell Rd
Lees Summit, MO 64086
(816) 986-2220
Grades: K-6
| 515 students
Rank: #2020.
Franklin Smith Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1609 Clark Rd
Blue Springs, MO 64015
(816) 874-3640
Grades: K-5
| 456 students
Rank: #21 - 2321. - 23.
Daniel Young Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
505 Se Shamrock Ln
Blue Springs, MO 64014
(816) 874-3630
Grades: PK-5
| 347 students
Rank: #21 - 2321. - 23.
John W. Luff Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3700 S Delaware Ave
Independence, MO 64055
(816) 521-5415
Grades: PK-5
| 328 students
Rank: #21 - 2321. - 23.
Summit Lakes Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3500 Sw Windemere Dr
Lees Summit, MO 64082
(816) 986-1375
Grades: 7-8
| 915 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Blue Springs South High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1200 Se Adams Dairy Pkwy
Blue Springs, MO 64014
(816) 874-3500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,248 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Lincoln College Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2012 E 23rd Street
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 418-1500
Grades: 6-8
| 573 students
Rank: #2626.
University Academy-upper
Charter School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6801 Holmes Rd
Kansas City, MO 64131
(816) 412-5902
Grades: 9-12
| 235 students
Rank: #2727.
Highland Park Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
400 Se Millstone Ave
Lees Summit, MO 64063
(816) 986-2250
Grades: K-6
| 570 students
Rank: #2828.
Brittany Hill Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2701 Nw 1st St
Blue Springs, MO 64014
(816) 874-3470
Grades: 6-8
| 846 students
Rank: #2929.
Mason Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
27600 Colbern Rd
Lees Summit, MO 64086
(816) 986-2330
Grades: K-6
| 531 students
Rank: #3030.
Summit Pointe Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13100 E 147th St
Kansas City, MO 64149
(816) 986-4210
Grades: K-6
| 582 students
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
John Nowlin Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5020 Nw Valley View Rd
Blue Springs, MO 64015
(816) 874-3670
Grades: K-5
| 440 students
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Matthews Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
144 Mcquerry Rd
Grain Valley, MO 64029
(816) 229-4870
Grades: K-5
| 377 students
Rank: #31 - 3331. - 33.
Moreland Ridge Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
900 Sw Bishop Dr
Blue Springs, MO 64015
(816) 874-3540
Grades: 6-8
| 1,064 students
Rank: #3434.
Lee's Summit North High School
Math: 41% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
901 Ne Douglas St
Lees Summit, MO 64086
(816) 986-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,979 students
Rank: #3535.
Greenwood Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
805 W Main
Greenwood, MO 64034
(816) 986-1320
Grades: K-6
| 394 students
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Jackson County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2015 E 72nd St
Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 523-4707
Grades: K-8
| 302 students
6330 Swope Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 418-1292
Grades: 6-8
| 227 students
2630 Topping
Kansas City, MO 64129
(816) 418-2750
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
2400 Prospect
Kansas City, MO 64127
(816) 418-3905
Grades: PK-6
| 229 students
B W Sheperd (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
2727 Tracy Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 842-4644
Grades: Inquire with school
| 42 students
6401 Rockhill Rd
Kansas City, MO 64131
(816) 926-9110
Grades: PK-8
| 357 students
8310 Holmes
Kansas City, MO 64131
(816) 926-9110
Grades: K-8
| 155 students
5401 East 103rd St
Kansas City, MO 64137
(816) 316-7100
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
2411 E 70th Terr
Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 418-1550
Grades: PK-6
| 226 students
5605 Troost
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 822-1331
Grades: 6-12
| 242 students
3850 Pittman Rd
Kansas City, MO 64133
(816) 418-8665
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
4800 Grandview Road
Kansas City, MO 64137
(816) 763-3106
Grades: Inquire with school
| 56 students
Day Treatment (Closed 2013)
Special Education School
5401 East 103rd St
Kansas City, MO 64137
(816) 316-7190
Grades: 2-12
| n/a students
500 Woodland Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 842-8040
Grades: K-1
| 132 students
201 East Armour Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 531-7144
Grades: 9-11
| 153 students
201 East Armour Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 531-7144
Grades: K-5
| 519 students
201 East Armour Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 531-7144
Grades: 6-8
| 206 students
531 Garfield
Kansas City, MO 64124
(816) 691-2805
Grades: 9-12
| 188 students
2640 Belleview
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 418-6475
Grades: PK
| n/a students
1215 E Truman Rd
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 418-8655
Grades: 9-12
| 173 students
3850 Pittman Rd
Kansas City, MO 64133
(816) 418-4600
Grades: 6-8
| 24 students
1320 East 32nd Terr
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 418-6525
Grades: PK-6
| n/a students
3800 East 44th St
Kansas City, MO 64130
(816) 921-0775
Grades: K-6
| 135 students
3800 East 44th St
Kansas City, MO 64130
(816) 921-0775
Grades: 7-8
| 43 students
4600 Elmwood Ave
Kansas City, MO 64130
(816) 418-4925
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
3421 Cherry
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 418-6425
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
2803 E 51st
Kansas City, MO 64130
(816) 418-2800
Grades: K-6
| 262 students
9010b Old Santa Fe Road
Kansas City, MO 64138
(816) 316-7300
Grades: 9
| 320 students
9010 Old Santa Fe Road
Kansas City, MO 64138
(816) 316-7300
Grades: 8-9
| 948 students
1524 Paseo Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 877-8570
Grades: 9-12
| 367 students
1001 Bennington Ave
Kansas City, MO 64126
(816) 595-0800
Grades: 9-12
| 266 students
6400 E 23rd
Kansas City, MO 64129
(816) 418-4770
Grades: 7-8
| 241 students
4101 E 53rd St
Kansas City, MO 64130
(816) 418-5100
Grades: K-5
| 252 students
10900 Marsh
Kansas City, MO 64134
(816) 316-7900
Grades: 1-6
| 322 students
4848 Woodland Ave
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 418-2400
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Jackson County, MO?
The top ranked public schools in Jackson County, MO include Voy Spears Jr. Elementary School, Chapel Lakes Elementary School and Lucy Franklin Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Jackson County, MO?
237 public schools are located in Jackson County, MO.
What percentage of students in Jackson County, MO go to public school?
88% of all K-12 students in Jackson County, MO are educated in public schools (compared to the MO state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Jackson County, MO?
Jackson County, MO public schools minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri public schools average of 31% (majority Black).

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