Platte County Schools


Public Schools

North Platte R-1 School District
212 West Sixth Street
Dearborn, MO 64439
Phone: (816) 450-3511
Fax: (816) 992-8727
Superintendent: Karl Matt

Schools: 4
Enrollment: 726
Faculty: 90
Park Hill School District
7703 NW Barry Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64153
Phone: (816) 359-4000
Fax: (816) 359-4059
Interim Superintendent: Jeanette Cowherd

Schools: 17
Enrollment: 10,715
Faculty: 783
Platte County R-III School District
998 Platte Falls Road
Platte City, MO 64079
Phone: (816) 858-5420
Fax: (816) 858-5593
Superintendent: Dr. Mike Reik

Schools: 8
Enrollment: 3,500
Faculty: 280
West Platte R-II School District
1103 Washington St.
Weston, MO 64098
Phone: (816) 640-2236
Fax: (816) 386-2104
Superintendent: Dr. Mark Harpst

Schools: 2
Enrollment: 610
Faculty: 68

Private & Parochial

St. Therese North School
7277 North State Road 9
Kansas City, MO 64152
Phone: (816) 741-5400
E-mail: sttheresenorth@sttheresenorth.org

Clay-Platte Children’s House
Montessori School
5901 NW Waukomis Drive
Kansas City, MO 64151
Phone: (816) 741-6940
Email: info@cpchmontessori.com

Northland Christian Education System
4214 NW Cookingham Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64164
Phone: (816) 548-2222
Fax: (816) 464-0578
Email: jwilson@ncblazers.org

Martin Luther Academy
7112 N. Overland Drive
Kansas City, MO 64151
Phone: (816) 734-1060
Email: marye@martinlutheracademy.org

Our Savior Christian Academy
14155 N Highway
Platte City, MO 64079
Phone: (816) 866-1597
Email: school@oursavioracademy.org

Colleges & Universities

Park University
8700 NW River Park Dr.
Parkville, MO 64152
Phone: (816) 741-2000
Fax: (816) 741-4462
President: Dr. Greg Gunderson

Park University is a liberal arts institution offering many majors including specialized ones like sports medicine and international business. Several graduate programs are also offered.

University of Missouri Kansas City
UMKC Northland
11724 NW Plaza Circle - Suite 701
Kansas City, Missouri 64153
Phone: (816) 235-6630

Without crossing the river, working professionals in the Northland can continue their graduate education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City while still receiving the benefits of a diverse learning community.

Missouri Western State University
Kansas City Northland - Western Institute
6364 N. Cosby
Kansas City, MO 64151
Phone: (816) 746-1001

Missouri Western offers numerous online, blended and face-to-face programs that are available to students who desire to take classes in the Kansas City Northland area.

Continuing Education

Park Hill Community Education
7703 NW Barry Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64153
Phone: (816) 359-4060
Fax: (816) 359-4069
E-mail: buckmasterj@parkhill.k12.mo.us
Director: Jennifer Buckmaster

The Park Hill School District offers numerous community education programs. Available programs include classes in the areas of arts & crafts, sports (including golf, yoga, aerobics and Tai Box), music & dance, aerobics, business & finance, child care training, foods & nutrition, and legal courses.


Northland Career Center
1801 Branch Street
Platte City, MO 64079
Phone: (816) 858-5505
Fax: (816) 858-3278
Director: Brian Noller