Overland Park, KS Public and Private Schools Overview

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Public Schools

Blue Valley School District educates more than 20,000 students annually at its 34 schools. Blue Valley offers several programs including advanced placement opportunities for college credit; mentoring programs; the Blue Valley Academy, which is a nontraditional program for high school students; and ACCESS, which teaches independent living skills for students with disabilities.

Olathe Public Schools serves more than 3,540 students each year. The system has a graduation rate of 89 percent, and it has earned 17 Blue Ribbon School Awards, as well as 15 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching.

Shawnee Mission School District is a major school district in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area as the district enrolls about 40,000 students each year. This district operates five high schools, five middle schools and 38 elementary schools, as well as six instructional centers.

Spring Hill School District teaches more than 3,000 students each year among its six schools. The district contains two high schools, one middle school and three elementary schools, as well as an online education program. About 70 percent of Spring Hill's faculty hold advanced graduate degrees, and approximately 85 percent of students pursue additional education after graduation.

Private Schools

Johnson County contains more than 60 private schools, which offer courses for grades spanning from pre-Kindergarten through high school, and nonreligious and faith-based schools are available.

Learn more about higher education in Overland Park.

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