The Fort Leavenworth Unified School District (USD) 207 serves the children of service members which reside at Fort Leavenworth. USD 207 is a public school system operating under the Kansas State Department of Education. Students in grades K-6 are assigned to one of three elementary schools based on neighborhood. Patton Junior High serves students in grades 7th-9th.
If you do not reside at Fort Leavenworth, it is possible to complete a non-resident request form for enrollment in a USD 207 school. Applications are considered on a case by case basis by the superintendent and must meet eligibility requirements. To find out more information, click here.
* Lansing USD 469
The Lansing Schools operate an early childhood program, an elementary building for grades K-5, a middle school for grades 6-8, and a high school for grades 9-12. The New Lansing High School, opening fall 2015, was built complete with state of the art educational spaces, technology advancements, athletic fields, and a competition swimming pool with a combined diving well. The previous High School is being remodeled and will be the New Lansing Middle School opening in 2016.The Lansing School District also houses the New Beginnings Day Treatment and LINCS (18-21) special education programs for Leavenworth County. The Board of Education's policies reflect the philosophy that Lansing Schools are designed and operated to meet the needs of all students enrolled to include their families, communities, and the larger social domain of life after school. Parents who have a child with an exceptionality requiring special education services to include gifted education should contact the appropriate grade level building administrative office or the Lansing Special Education Administrative Office at 913-727-1755.
The Leavenworth Regional Catholic School System was founded in 1858 and is comprised of Xavier Catholic Preschool and Xavier Catholic School K-8th grade, which consists of two campuses within five minutes drive of the other and Immaculata High School (IMAC), 9th-12th grades. Each is strategically located and benefits from the support of the four local parishes and clergy.
Xavier and Immaculata are fully accredited through AdvanceED and the Kansas State Department of Education.
Leavenworth High School claims the distinction of having the first official JROTC program in the United States. Although officially formed in 1917, its relationship to Fort Leavenworth dates as far back at 1897 when 30 students visited the commanding general to request that a military officer come to the school to teach military subjects. This active organization is run by the cadets and offers a variety of opportunities. JROTC's mission is "To motivate young people to be better citizens."
High school students residing on Fort Leavenworth attend Leavenworth High School which is a part of Leavenworth USD 453. Leavenworth High School serves students in grades 9th-12th. Students in grades 10th-12th are eligible to ride the school bus to Leavenworth High at no cost. Students in grade 9 who wish to attend Leavenworth High School, may ride the bus for a fee.
Platte County Schools are located 12 miles from Fort Leavenworth in Platte City, Missouri. Platte County Schools boast 18 to 1 student to teacher ratios, an on-site Career Center, an early childhood program, and some of the top extra-curricular programs in the state.
West Platte R-III School District (Pre-K through grade 12) is located 9 miles from Fort Leavenworth in Weston, Missouri.It is consistently recognized by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as having achieved “Accreditation with Distinction in Performance”. The schools are conveniently located in one location.The athletic and academic programs make WP R-III competitive with larger districts.The high school offers AP & dual credit classes as well as the A+ Program.The district boasts small sizes and one-to-one technology for students.Call 816-640-2292 if you would like a tour.
Early Learning in Leavenworth County:
Parents as Teachers (PAT) believes that parents are the first and most important teachers in a child's life. They seek to empower parents by providing information, support and encouragement during the crucial early years of life. They host playgroups, group meetings, seminars, classes and support groups.
Fort Leavenworth/Leavenworth Parents as Teachers is located at 1000 3rd Avenue in Leavenworth. This site also houses Early Head Start, Leavenworth Virtual School, Leavenworth English Language Learners office and special education staff offices. You may contact any of these programs at (913) 684-1540.
The Leavenworth County TINY-K Program offers early intervention services for families with young children birth to three years old. Please contact the TINY-K office at (913) 250-1111 for more information.
Each school district provides early childhood special education services and screenings for children 3-5 years old. To access information regarding scheduled screenings contact your assigned local school district for the most up to date information.