Lakemary Center

100 Lakemary Dr
Paola, KS 66071-0660
Tel: (913)557-4000
Grades: 2-12 | 71 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
Grades Offered Grades 2-12
Year Founded 1969

Student Body

Total Students 71 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Lakemary Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admissions Director Lisa Wilson

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Berean Christian School (19.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holy Trinity School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Paola Christian Academy (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Paola
    Holy Trinity School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 140 students
    0.5 miles
    601 E Chippewa St
    Paola, KS 66071
  • Paola
    Paola Christian Academy
    Daycare / Preschool (Assembly of God)
    Grades: PK-K | 94 students
    1.1 miles
    1016 N Pearl Street
    Paola, KS 66071
  • Paola
    Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: 2-9 | 27 students
    5.6 miles
    34944 Block Rd
    Paola, KS 66071
  • Bucyrus
    Holy Rosary School Wea
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 212 students
    16.4 miles
    22705 Metcalf Ave
    Bucyrus, KS 66013
  • Olathe
    Grades: PK-12 | 149 students
    19.6 miles
    16000 S Black Bob Rd
    Olathe, KS 66062

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