Communities and School Districts

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Gardner

Just seven miles from Olathe, Gardner is the culmination of small town and big city. Originally founded where the California, Santa Fe and Oregon Trails divided, Gardner has a significant place in history in the westward expansion of the United States. Gardner is home to the yearly Johnson County Fair. It offers rich history dating back to its roots, celebrating it’s 150th year in 2007.

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Leawood

Founded from only 600 acres of land, the residents of Leawood hoped and planned for a tightly knit community with the convenience of a big city and the peacefulness of a small town. Today, with picturesque parks and streets, highly rated schools and a welcoming community, Leawood is all that the founders had envisioned. It also features golf courses, upscale restaurants as well as boutiques & Town Center Plaza.  There are many great homes for sale in Leawood, search below!

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Lee’s Summit, MO

Rich with history and voted CNN’s 27th “Best City to Live in The United States” in 2010, Lee’s Summit is home to some of the finest gardens, shopping, museums and festivals. Many originate the name to Robert E. Lee, however Lee’s Summit was originally named for Dr. John Lea, but it wasn’t until after the city’s name had been printed on a railroad schedule that someone realized the misspelling of Dr. Lea’s name.

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Lenexa

Located in the center of Johnson County & named for a woman from the Shawnee Tribe, Lenexa. Lenexa is home of the “Lenexa Chili competition” and “The Great Lenexa Barbeque Battle” however in the 1930’s the city’s claim to fame was the “Spinach Capital” of the United States. To this day, the Lenexa Spinach festival continues to strive on in tradition. In 2013 Businessweek named Lenexa among one of the best cities to raise children in.

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Olathe

In native tongue, Olathe means beautiful and still holds true to its title. Rich with culture Olathe features historic farm sites and stage coach stops as well as schools dating back to 1866. Today, Olathe is the 5th largest city in Kansas and voted CNN’s 11th “Best City to Live in The United States”. Olathe also serves as the county seat for Johnson County.

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Overland Park

As the second most populous city in Kansas, Overland Park is home to many amenities that make this city worth calling home including the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, The Oak Park Mall, Johnson County Community College and the Blue Valley Sports Complex. Tracing the city’s roots back to 1905, the historic “Old Town” Overland Park is home to antique shopping and fine cuisine as well.

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Prairie Village

Abundant with parks, walking trails and shopping, Prairie Village did not receive recognition as a city until 1951. After the successful development of the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri, J.C. Nichols turned his attention towards building a subdivision near his native stomping grounds. The small neighborhood soon expanded to about 22,000 residents yet still holds dear to the originally intended “neighborhood” feel. Enjoy neighborhoods nestled in trees, close proximity to the Plaza & quaint area shopping.

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Shawnee

As CNN’s 17th “Best City to Live in The United States” Shawnee was a proposed city for the capitol. Named for the Shawnee Indian Tribe that once inhabited the land, Shawnee is rich in history and culture. Moto is “Good Starts Here”.  Shawnee offers access to a range of entertainment & recreational facilities as well as commuting time benefits due to location. Yearly festivals include the Scarecrow Festival, Holiday Treasure Craft Festival & the tradition of Old Shawnee Days.

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Spring Hill

Located in both Johnson and Miami County plus it’s close proximity to Olathe, Spring Hill is a combination of small town and big city. With recent expansion, Spring Hill is a city on the rise that is expected to one day rival Olathe in size.  There are great homes for sale in Spring Hill!

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Blue Valley USD

More than 20,000 students attend Blue Valley’s 34 schools, and the district is committed to providing a personalized learning experience to every one of them with their Education Beyond Expectations motto. In 2012 Blue Valley’s graduates earned the highest ACT composite score among Kanas City metropolitan area school districts. Blue Valley has five high schools (grades 9-12), nine middle schools (grades 6-8) and 20 elementary schools (grades K-5).

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DeSoto USD

Each school day, the district welcomes nearly 7,000 students through the doors of its 12 campuses, including seven elementary schools, three middle schools, and two high schools. USD 232 encompasses an area of 100+ square miles in northwest Johnson County. It draws from the communities of De Soto, 60 percent of Shawnee, 40 percent of Lenexa, a portion of Olathe, and unincorporated areas of the county.

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Gardner USD

Gardner Edgerton USD 231 serves the communities of Gardner and Edgerton in the southwest corner of Johnson County, Kansas. At the heart of two growing communities, Gardner Edgerton schools current enrollment is approximately 5,533 students. The district includes seven elementary schools (K-4), two middle schools (5-8) and one high school (9-12). Growth continues with Grand Star Elementary opening fall of 2013 & Trail Ridge Middle opening fall of 2014.

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Lee’s Summit USD

Lee’s Summit R-7 School District is recognized as one of the top educational systems in the state. Located in the southeast portion of the Kansas City metropolitan area, the district serves the communities of Lee’s Summit, Greenwood, Lake Lotawana and Lake Winnebago as well as unincorporated areas of eastern Jackson County. Lee’s Summit mission is to Prepare Each Student for Success in Life.

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Olathe USD

Olathe District Schools serve over 28,000 students from Olathe, Overland Park and Lenexa. It is the fastest growing school district in the area & features 17 Blue Ribbon School Awards. With one of the highest graduation rates at 92.9%, Olathe District Schools are committed to excellence and preparing students for their future.

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Shawnee Mission USD

For more than 40 years, the Shawnee Mission School District has been dedicated to guiding students to success. As of the 2013-14 school year, approximately 27,450 students attend 33 elementary schools, five middle schools and five high schools.

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Spring Hill USD

The Spring Hill School District has established a reputation for providing excellent educational opportunities to its students and ensuring their needs come first. The district, which is growing at nearly five percent annually, encompasses 71-square miles and includes parts of three municipalities and two counties.