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. Jeanette Cowherd. Before that, the most recent superintendents were Dr. Scott Springston from 2012 to 2015, Dr. Dennis Fisher from 2005 to 2012 and Dr. Gayden Carruth from 1994 to 2005.


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
  • Tiffany Ridge Elementary
  • Union Chapel Elementary

Middle Schools[edit]

High Schools (grades 9-12)[edit]

Alternative High Schools (9-12)[edit]

  • LEAD Innovation Studio


  • Russell Jones Education Center
  • Gerner Family Early Education Center
  • Park Hill Aquatic Center

Notable Alumni[edit]

External links[edit]

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