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District Information

The Kearney R-1 School District encompasses 92 square miles in northern Clay County and eight square miles in Clinton County. The district has a student population of approximately 3,400 students. It has seen a growth rate averaging five percent in recent years. Classrooms and staff have been added to keep ahead of the growth.

The district employs over 200 classroom teachers. The student to teacher ratio is approximately 22 to 1.

Click here to view the Kearney R-1 School District Report Card, a statistical summary of information about our district, compiled by the Missouri Department of Education.

District Address

Kearney R-1 School District
1002 S. Jefferson
Kearney, MO 64060

(816) 628-4116

(816) 628-4074

District Contacts

Dr. Bill Nicely, Ed. D.

Dr. Mike Bartig, Ed. D.

Assistant Superintendent
(Special Programs)

Ms. Jacque Banks

Assistant Superintendent
Mr. Jeff Morrison

Business Operations Manager
Ginger Calton


Kearney R-I School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, activities, or employment, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For further information regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Kearney R-I School District's Assistant Superintendent of Special Services, 1002 South Jefferson, Kearney, MO 64060, (816) 628-2653
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