Warrensburg R-6 School District
The Warrensburg School District founded in 1866 is located in Johnson County, Missouri, and just an hour’s drive from Kansas City, Missouri. The district employs 515 staff members who serve 3,430 preK-12, 3,383 K-12 students at nine schools. The Warrensburg School District is fully accredited by the State Board of Education. Teachers average 13.4 years of classroom experience and 68 percent hold advanced degrees. District wide, the average student-to-teacher ratio is 18 to 1.
In 2016, the school district completed over $12.5 million in remodeling and renovations, and since 2009, the district has completed almost $40 million in new construction, renovations, and infrastructure to the district’s facilities.
The Warrensburg School District is a leader in the integration of technology in instruction. Students and staff utilize over 2,000 computers and over 1,200 hundred iPads, the majority of these being specifically provided for students to use in classroom lessons. The district has a strong emphasis of providing teacher professional development on how to integrate technology into the classroom. Currently there are at least 16 classrooms with iPads for every student. In addition, computer labs, laptop carts, and iPad carts are available in all schools.
The school system has a Preschool program, full-day kindergarten program, early childhood special education, and before and after school child care. All schools also have full-time counselors and social workers to support students.
High school students can take advantage of the A+ program, and dual credit classes in a variety of subjects. College credit is offered through both the University of Central Missouri and the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and State Fair Community College. Service Learning is also an integral part of the curriculum throughout the district.
Preparing Johnson County students and adults for rewarding careers is possible through the Warrensburg Area Career Center. WACC offers programs in information technology management, computer programming, nursing, automobile mechanics, auto body repair, agriculture, building trades, office technology, and cosmetology. For more information about our school district, visit www.warrensburgr6.org.