Skip to Main Content

2022 Best School Districts in the Kansas City Area

Best districts
  • Most diverse
  • Best places to teach
  • Safest districts
  • Best for athletes
  • Best teachers
  • Best districts
  • Most diverse
  • Best places to teach
  • Safest districts
  • Best for athletes
  • Best teachers
  • Largest
loading indicator

Showing results 1 through 25 of 42

1 through 25 of 42 results

42 results

  1. #3 Best School Districts in Kansas City Area.

    Lee's Summit R-VII School District

    School District,

    LEE'S SUMMIT, MO,

    120 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I believe the education I have received has played a major part in shaping who I am and the things I believe in. At Lee’s Summit North, there was an emphasis on pushing yourself to take harder....

    Read 120 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 27,

    Students: 18,220,

  2. #4 Best School Districts in Kansas City Area.

    DeSoto Unified School District

    School District,

    DE SOTO, KS,

    56 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says DeSoto has been great for me. The administrators in the district are very easy to get along with, and they always think about the students and their well-being. Also, the student body is very kind....

    Read 56 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 12,

    Students: 7,467,

  3. #5 Best School Districts in Kansas City Area.

    Olathe Public Schools

    Blue checkmark.

    School District,

    OLATHE, KS,

    103 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I was in the Olathe Public School system for most of my primary education career. Of course there are many different teachers, faculty and experiences I had, so it is hard to review all of them. But....

    Read 103 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Schools: 51,

    Students: 30,164,

  4. #6 Best School Districts in Kansas City Area.

    Park Hill School District

    School District,

    KANSAS CITY, MO,

    102 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Park Hill is an amazing school district, with a great community, and learning styles for all kids. They are constantly expanding and changing, because they listen to kid and parent opinions, and make....

    Read 102 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Schools: 18,

    Students: 12,138,

  5. #7 Best School Districts in Kansas City Area.

    North Kansas City School District

    School District,

    KANSAS CITY, MO,

    88 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Overall the district had amazing faculty that genuinely cared about your success. There were lots of academic opportunities including AP classes, Honors courses, and a new program that was opened....

    Read 88 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Schools: 34,

    Students: 20,342,

  6. #13 Best School Districts in Kansas City Area.

    Smithville R-II School District

    School District,

    SMITHVILLE, MO,

    44 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I love everything about Smithville, especially the community. I do not know how many times I have been accepted and drawn into the community. The school district has a great staff and administration.....

    Read 44 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Schools: 5,

    Students: 2,675,

  7. #15 Best School Districts in Kansas City Area.

    Ewing Marion Kauffman School

    School District,

    KANSAS CITY, MO,

    7 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Works Here says I am a current employee at the Kauffman School and have worked on the team for 5 years. I wholeheartedly rank the school a 5 because of its unceasingly desire to grow and improve for its students,....

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Schools: 2,

    Students: 1,137,

  8. #17 Best School Districts in Kansas City Area.

    Raymore-Peculiar R-II School District

    School District,

    PECULIAR, MO,

    62 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I believe school is a great equalizer. However much hard work and dedication is put in, will determine success for the future. At Ray-Pec, I've personally put in lots of effort to do well and achieve....

    Read 62 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Schools: 11,

    Students: 6,460,

  9. #19 Best School Districts in Kansas City Area.

    Oak Grove R-VI School District

    School District,

    OAK GROVE, MO,

    32 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Oak Grove is a small community, which allows for small class sizes making it a more one on one feel from student to teacher. Oak Grove also has a great counseling system, which helped me throughout....

    Read 32 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Total Schools: 4,

    Students: 2,022,

  10. #23 Best School Districts in Kansas City Area.

    Independence School District

    School District,

    INDEPENDENCE, MO,

    51 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says I liked how the teachers were able to help me and many others discover different ways to learn. While also preparing us for our future careers. They have helped me explore different career aspects in....

    Read 51 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Total Schools: 30,

    Students: 14,711,