Information about our District
The Lansing Unified School District is comprised of hundreds of talented and dedicated individuals. We could not function without them. From the bus driver to the teacher aide, to the building principal, it takes the entire team to effectively impact our students. Our district has a teaching staff of 127 teachers, with over 50 of them holding advanced degrees.
The Lansing Unified School District is comprised of five buildings located on two campuses. There is a K-2 school, Grade 3 building, Grade 4-5 building, a Middle School comprised of grades 6-8, and a High School for students in grades 9-12.
All Lansing schools hold the highest accreditation granted by the State of Kansas. All schools are members in good standing with the North Central Association, which accredits schools throughout the mid-western United States. All district schools take full advantage of the vast learning opportunities that are in close geographical proximity of several colleges. All buildings emphasize academic and student evolvement.
The Lansing Public Schools participate in a county-wide consortium called the Leavenworth County Special Education Cooperative. This cooperative effort provides comprehensive and skilled services to special needs students with learning disabilities, mental disabilities, behavior disorders, physical and health impairments, visual handicaps, autism, speech and language disabilities, severe multiple handicaps, and the gifted.
Where is Lansing School District
Lansing USD #469 is located in Northeast Kansas bordering the Missouri River Valley. The district is approximately 49 square miles and is bounded to the north by the City of Leavenworth and to the east by the Missouri River. The remainder of the school district is comprised of farm land and new housing subdivisions in Leavenworth County.
The City of Lansing has a population of almost 8,000. It is located 15 minutes from Interstate 70 and approximately 10 minutes from Interstate 435, which circles the Kansas City metropolitan area and serves as a convenient access to all cultural, educational, sporting, and shopping services offered by this large city. Downtown Kansas City is located approximately 25 minutes from Lansing. More information on the city of Lansing can be found on their web site at http://www.lansing.ks.us.
Lansing is located near several outstanding college campuses. Saint Mary College, a four-year co-ed private college, is located five minutes away. Within 30 minutes are located Kansas City Kansas Community College, Johnson County Community College, the University of Kansas, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Employment opportunities in the Lansing/Leavenworth area include large private employers such as Hallmark Cards, Hallmark Select Products, Great Western Manufacturing Company, Capital Electric, and Heatron, Inc. Federal and State facilities include Fort Leavenworth, the U.S. Penitentiary, the Veteranís Administration Medical Center, and the Lansing Correctional Facility.
Lansing Unified School District.
USD 469 Lansing School District is a publicly funded organization
No. of Schools: 4
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