This is Louisburg. This is hometown America.
Louisburg, Kansas is a city of over 4,000 located approximately fifty miles south and west of Kansas City, Missouri. The community began as a settlement shortly after the Civil War and was known as St. Louis, Kansas or “Little St. Louis.” The city was later incorporated as “Louisburg” and served as the rail center for a large agricultural area. Today, Louisburg is a growing community filled with people working to build a bright future.
Louisburg Unified School District #416 is located in eastern Miami County, Kansas and includes the City of Louisburg. The district covers 156 square miles and serves over 1,600 students at five attendance centers. It is the mission of USD 416 “...to teach our children to respect themselves and others around them, to develop honesty and integrity in our youth, to teach the history and cultures of our country and to further develop a love of our nation.”
A Blue Ribbon School
Louisburg High School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School by the United States Department of Education. In 2011, LHS was one of only 43 high schools from across the nation awarded the Blue Ribbon. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and non-public schools where students achieve at very high levels. Louisburg was recognized for its exceptional test scores and for its comprehensive educational program, including its outstanding vocal and instrumental music department. Louisburg High School has also been recognized with the Governor’s Achievement Award for multiple years.
Louisburg High School celebrated its 100th year as a four-year high school in 2012. In that time, it has been housed in three different buildings with its newest home opening in August 2002. LHS serves 500 students in grades nine through twelve and offers a full academic curriculum and extra-curricular activities. LHS is a place where all are challenged to learn to their highest potential.