Lakemary Center

100 Lakemary Dr,
Paola, KS, 66071-0660
     Tel: (913)557-4000
Grades: 2 - 12 | 86 students
Lakemary Center, like most great accomplishments, was the product of the determined efforts of a few good people.
In 1969, the Ursuline Sisters of Paola, came together with parents, community members and friends to create a safe, nurturing environment for children with developmental disabilities.
Today Lakemary is a well established agency with a national reputation for quality whose services touch the lives of over 500 individuals with developmental disabilities each year.
Ninety students currently receive primary and secondary education at Lakemary’s school, with 64 of the children residing on campus year-round.
An additional 200 children receive services through the infant toddler and supported family living programs, and through service coordination.
Our adult program serves 120 individuals in residential settings throughout Johnson and Miami counties and 140 in vocational programming.
From the beginning, individuals and families of those we serve can be assured a quality experience.
All individuals are provided health maintenance supported by a professional nursing staff, in order to coordinate their medical needs.
This wellness concept is critical to developing a self-sufficient attitude and is emphasized through nutrition and exercise programs as well as many opportunities for recreational, leisure and spiritual activities.
Lakemary’s commitment to those we serve is strong and enduring.
It is our goal to remain a constant partner as individual needs evolve over time and to help all of those we serve achieve the lifestyle they desire.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 2 - 12
Year Founded 1969

Student Body

Total Students 86 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Lakemary Center Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Lisa Wilson

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Berean Christian School (19.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holy Trinity School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Berean Christian School (19.4 miles away)
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  • PaolaHoly Trinity School
      (Roman Catholic)
    601 E Chippewa St
    PaolaKS66071
    (913)294-3286
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.5 mi | 142 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • PaolaTrinity Lutheran School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    34944 Block Rd
    PaolaKS66071
    (913)849-3343
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    5.6 mi | 27 students | Gr. 2-9                      
  • BucyrusHoly Rosary School Wea
      (Roman Catholic)
    22705 Metcalf Ave
    BucyrusKS66013
    (913)533-2462
      (Roman Catholic)
    16.4 mi | 212 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • OlatheBerean Christian School
      (Presbyterian)
    16000 S Blackbob Rd
    OlatheKS66062
    (913)782-3262
      (Presbyterian)
    19.4 mi | 145 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • OttawaBethel Christian Academy
      (Christian)
    3755 Nevada Rd
    OttawaKS66067
    (785)242-1226
      (Christian)
    19.8 mi | 22 students | Gr. 2-12                      

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