USD 232 welcomes more than 7,400 students each day at 13 campuses, with seven elementary schools, three middle schools, two high schools, and Cedar Trails Exploration Center. USD 232 encompasses an area of nearly 100 square miles in northwest Johnson County and draws from the communities of De Soto, Shawnee, Lenexa, a portion of Olathe, and unincorporated areas of the county.
USD 232 has a record of steady, marked improvement with a continual quest for excellence. It has built a record of achievement in instructional program quality, policy development, efficiency of operation and student co-curricular/extracurricular activities. Characterized by remarkable degrees of dedication to children's best interests, parents, patrons, board of education, administrators, teachers and support personnel have worked diligently to provide the best learning opportunities possible. This dedicated service, combined with the support of civic leaders and the cooperation of other community organizations and institutions, has resulted in the outstanding success USD 232 is now experiencing.