Leavenworth High School
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Leavenworth High School
Leavenworth High School
Leavenworth USD 453 logo.png
2012 10th Avenue

Coordinates39°17?46?N 94°55?47?W / 39.29611°N 94.92972°W / 39.29611; -94.92972
School typePublic, High School
School districtLeavenworth USD 453
SuperintendentMike Roth [1]
PrincipalChristina Lentz
Teaching staff107
Grades9 to 12
Enrollmentapproximately 1400 (2018-19)
Student to teacher ratioapproximately 14:1
Schedule typeBlock
Hours in school day7 hours
Color(s)     Blue
SloganHome of the Pioneers
AthleticsKSHSAA 5A
Athletics conferenceSunflower League
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Football, Softball, Volleyball, Wrestling, and many more
MascotPioneer Pete
NicknameLV, LHS
Team namePioneers
RivalLansing High School

Leavenworth High School, located in Leavenworth, Kansas, was established in 1865, making it one of the first high schools in Kansas. Students studied Latin, Math, Rhetoric, Science, Caesar and Virgil like their counterparts from the East Coast.

Extracurricular activities

The Pioneers compete in the United Kansas Conference (UKC) and are classified as a 6A school, the largest classification in Kansas according to the Kansas State High School Activities Association. Throughout its history, Leavenworth has won 22 state championships in various sports.[2]

Notable alumni


  1. ^ https://www.usd453.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=429618&type=u
  2. ^ Extracurricular Activities Archived 2012-08-27 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Brendel, Dale (October 12, 2010). "Leavenworth's own Melissa Etheridge lets us... inside her window". Leavenworth Times. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ "This and That". Leavenworth Times. Newspapers.com. July 15, 1974. Retrieved 2014.
  5. ^ "Amy Hastings". USA Track & Field. August 25, 2016.
  6. ^ "KSHSAA inducts Wayne Simien into Hall of Fame". Lawrence Journal World. March 2, 2012. Retrieved 2014.
  7. ^ "Edwin E. Slosson papers, 1896-1937". WorldCat. Retrieved 2014.
  8. ^ Richmeier, John (September 28, 2013). "Leavenworth High grad enjoys Miss America experience". Leavenworth Times. Retrieved 2014.

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