Blue Springs R-IV School District

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Blue Springs R-IV School District
Blue Springs, Missouri
Kansas City Metropolitan Area
United States
District information
Type Public
Education with Distinction
Grades PK-12
President Kent Bradford
Vice-president Rhonda Gilstrap
Superintendent Jim Finley
Accreditation Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Schools 22
Budget $143,226,000 (2010-11)
District ID 2905310[1]
Students and staff
Students 14,524
Teachers 1027
Staff 1,998
Student-teacher ratio 1:16
Other information

The Blue Springs R-IV School District is a school district that serves Blue Springs, Missouri. The district has an enrollment of over 13,000 students.[2] The mission statement of the Blue Springs R-IV School District is to create an educational community in which each individual acquires knowledge, develops skills, and functions as a literate citizen to achieve personal goals. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education reported that Blue Springs School District once again received a perfect score on the Annual Performance Report in 2011. This is the eleventh year in a row that the district has received a perfect score. This is determined by a number of factors including student achievement. The Blue Springs School District is one of only seven school districts in this state to have eleven consecutive years of Distinction.



  • Chapel Lakes Elementary School
  • Cordill-Mason Elementary School
  • Daniel Young Elementary School
  • Franklin Smith Elementary School
  • James Lewis Elementary School
  • James Walker Elementary School
  • John Nowlin Elementary School
  • Lucy Franklin Elementary School
  • Sunny Pointe Elementary School
  • Thomas Ultican Elementary School
  • Voy Spears Elementary School
  • William Bryant Elementary School
  • William Yates Elementary School

Middle Schools

  • Brittany Hill Middle School
  • Delta Woods Middle School
  • Moreland Ridge Middle School
  • Sunny Vale Middle School

High Schools

The Blue Springs School District also offers "Liggett Trail Education Center" which is a setting designed to address the needs of students from age 3 to 21 years with Special Needs or Disabilities. It is mainly an Early Childhood Special Education Center for 3 to 5 year olds. Emphasis is upon school/parent communication, developmentally appropriate practices, specialized therapies and team approach that allows each student to work toward his or her potential.

Notable alumni[edit]

Jonathan Martz Professional ballet dancer Evangel University and certified sasquatch expert.


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