St. John LaLande is truly a place where students are: Rooted in Faith. Grounded in Excellence. Prepared for Success.
We are fully accredited by the National Federation of Non-Public Schools, Missouri Chapter and AdvancEd (formerly known as North Central Accrediting Association).
The faithful stewardship of our parish community enables us to educate our children about the most important lesson in life: to live as Jesus taught.
As the largest active ministry of St. John LaLande parish, the school services up to 285 students ranging from Pre-Kindergarten to 8th grade. We also offer a full time Kindergarten Preparatory School for 4 year olds. The staff of 24 dedicated teachers focuses on academic excellence combined with spiritual and moral development.
Education and Curriculum
St. John LaLande provides high quality educational services for Preschool through Grade 8, including full-day Kindergarten. We uphold high academic standards including a strong emphasis in the traditional subject areas of math, reading, science, language arts and social studies. We also offer a highly regarded music curriculum, art in grades Prek-5, physical education, computer applications. Spanish, Yearbook and Newspaper classes are offered for students in Middle school.
At St. John LaLande, religion is not merely a specialized subject, but an integral part of the entire school program. All students attend regularly scheduled religion classes. Grades K-8 attend Mass weekly. Students also participate in additional prayer opportunities throughout the year including Adoration of the Eucharist, Living Rosary, and Stations of the Cross.
Scouting and Athletics Programs are available for both girls and boys. Sports include Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Cheerleading and Track for various ages. We also offer Children’s Choirs and instrumental instruction, drama club and performance opportunities.
St. John LaLande is proud to be designated a School of Service from the Youth Service Organization of Kansas City for the past 4 years and counting. Service opportunities are an integral part of the St. John LaLande experience.
Extended Day Care
Before and After school care is available on site to students from 6:00 – 8:00 am and 3:00 – 6:00 pm at a minimal cost.