Park Hill School District

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The Park Hill School District encompasses most of southern Platte County, Missouri, in the Northland region of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. There are eight cities and towns that are partly or entirely within the district boundaries, including Parkville, Riverside, Weatherby Lake, Platte Woods, Lake Waukomis, Houston Lake, Northmoor and Kansas City, Missouri.

District Leadership[edit]

The current superintendent is Dr. Scott Springston. Springston most recently came from Valley Hope school district in the Wichita, KS area. The previous Superintendent is Dr. Dennis Fisher, who became superintendent on July 1, 2005. He came to Park Hill in July 1999 as the Assistant Superintendent for Business Services and became the Deputy Superintendent in July 2001. In September 2004, the Board of Education chose Dr. Fisher to replace Dr. Gayden Carruth when she retired on June 30, 2005. Dr. Fisher is the Missouri Superintendent of the Year for 2011.


Park Hill has two high schools, three middle schools (including a sixth-grade center), ten elementary schools, a day school, an early childhood education program and a community education program.

Elementary (grades K-5)[edit]

  • Chinn Elementary
  • English Landing Elementary
  • Graden Elementary
  • Hawthorn Elementary
  • Line Creek Elementary
  • Prairie Point Elementary
  • Renner Elementary
  • Southeast Elementary
  • Union Chapel Elementary
  • Tiffany Ridge Elementary

Middle Schools[edit]

High Schools (grades 9-12)[edit]


  • Park Hill Day School
  • Park Hill Early Childhood Education Center
  • Park Hill Community Education
  • Park Hill Aquatic Center

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°14′46″N 94°40′10″W / 39.24617°N 94.66952°W / 39.24617; -94.66952