J.W. Luff Elementary School

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About Luff Elementary

John W. Luff Elementary School, home of the proud Luff Lions, opened its doors in September of 1959. Luff is a diverse neighborhood school where parents, staff and community strive to make it the best possible place for children. Our faculty and staff are committed to creating a learning environment which focuses on high academic standards in order to ensure a successful future for our students.

Mission Statement

The faculty and staff of John W. Luff will strive to create a collaborative culture which fosters an environment where students achieve the skills and self-confidence necessary to become lifelong learners.

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Luff Elementary School







3700 S. Delaware
Independence, MO 64055

Phone: 816.521.5415
Fax: 816.521.5639

Summer School

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Upcoming Events
Our Fantastic PTA

Upcoming Events!

Mar 20th – Movie Night…Big Hero 6

Mar 26th – Skate Night 6:30-8:30

Apr 7th – Cookie dough will be delivered

Apr 22nd – Administrative Professionals Day

Apr 30th - Box Tops Deadline

May 14th – End of the Year Bash 


School Times

Arrival: 8:40 AM
Tardy Bell: 9:00 AM 
Dismiss: 3:40 PM (car) 4:00 (bus)

Lunch Times
Kindergraten 11:30
First Grade 11:40
Second Grade 11:50
Third Grade 12:00
Fourth Grade 12:10
Fifth Grade 12:20

Early Education Center

Interested in a great preschool program for your child?  We have one here at Luff!  Call our Early Education Specialist, Jana Parker, at 521-5417 with your questions and to set up an enrollment appointment.  See the links below for more information.

Independence Early Education

Early Education Brochure

7 Habits of Highly Effective Kids!

#3: Put First Things First!

Work first, play second. Are you taking care of responsibilities? What needs to be completed first?