About Lansing USD# 469 School District
|About USD 469|
Lansing USD469 serves the city of Lansing as well as surrounding rural areas that are included in the boundaries of the 49 square mile school district. Some of the Lansing school district encompasses parts of the city of Leavenworth. The city of Lansing has a population of 11,900 while the Lansing School system has an enrollment of approximately 2,600 students in grades Early Childhood - 12. The district employs 205 licensed staff, 196 classified staff and 13 administrators. The majority of our teachers have advanced degrees beyond a Bachelor degree.
The Lansing Schools operate an early childhood program, an elementary building for grades K-3, an intermediate school for grades 4-5, a middle school for grades 6-8, and a high school for grades 9-12. 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.
Resident students are defined as living with a parent or legal guardian within the boundaries of the district. Non-resident students are considered for acceptance at Lansing Public Schools based on their prior attendance, academic achievements, and space availability. For information concerning the district admission policy, contact the District Office at 913-727-1100.
Our Mission at Lansing Public Schools is to provide all students with the scholastic, technical, social, and life-long learning skills essential for academic, occupational, and personal success as productive citizens.
We envision a community where every citizen values and maximizes their own education and commits to supporting the highest quality of learning opportunities for all children, youth and adults.
- We believe that a quality education of the youth in the Lansing School District takes the cooperation and support of the entire community.
- We further believe that:
- Quality education is our primary business.
- Each student can be successful given time and commitment.
- Education that challenges each individual is for all children.
- High levels of teaching and learning will provide the best education possible.
- Schools need to be safe places to teach and learn.
- Success is the building block for further success.
Achieving Excellence Through Continuous Improvement.
Each school in the Lansing School District meets all requirements for accreditation by the State’s Quality Performance Accreditation process.
- Demonstrate the ability to combine and apply communication skills in the areas of reading, writing, listening, speaking, and thinking.
- Demonstrate the ability to integrate mathematics as part of the problem-solving process.
- Demonstrate the ability to use technology as part of the problem-solving process.
- Demonstrate the characteristics of effective interpersonal and social skills.
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of the sciences.
- Demonstrate life skills for employment and family living.
The Lansing School District has 192 licensed staff, 220 classified staff and 14 administrators. Each attendance center has its own administrative, counseling, nursing and library staff. High quality staff development is essential for creating schools in which all students and staff members are life-long learners. Lansing School District staff is committed to the development and success of every child.
Lansing is located in the northeastern corner of 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. In 2007, the City of Lansing was featured in Money Magazine as a top 100 Best Places to live in the United States.
USD469 NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
Applicants for admission and employment, students, parents of elementary and secondary school students, employees, sources of referral of applicants for admission and employment, and all unions or professional organizations holding collective bargaining or professional agreements with Unified School District 469 are hereby notified that this institution does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law in admission or access to, or treatment, or employment in, its programs and activities.
Any person having inquiries concerning Unified School District 469 compliance with the regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act of 2001, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA)-, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, or reports of specific complaints, or alleged discrimination, is directed to contact Unified School District 469, 200 E. Mary Street, Lansing, Kansas 66043, (913) 727-1100. The Superintendent is designated by the USD 469 Board of Education to coordinate the institution’s efforts to comply with the regulations implementing Title II, Title VI, Title IX, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act of 2001, USERRA, Section 504 or other applicable federal, state or local law. The district provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups.
Any person may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, One Petticoat Lane, 1010 Walnut Street, Suite 320, Kansas City, MO 64106, (816) 268-0550, TDD (877) 521-2172, regarding the institution’s compliance with regulations implementing Title II, Title VI, Title IX, or Section 504. (2/2020)