Excellence in Education

High-quality education has been an important driver in Lenexa’s success.

Lenexa is served by three K-12 public school districts – Shawnee Mission USD #512, De Soto USD #232, and Olathe USD #233 – as well as a number of private school options, most with religious affiliations. Area public schools are nationally recognized for their excellence, with test scores, reading and math proficiency, and graduation rates well above the national average.

Lenexa is also served by a diverse network of higher education institutions, including public, private, and for-profit universities and colleges, offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees, certificates, training programs, and continuing education.