J.W. Luff Elementary School

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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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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.

Luff Elementary School







3700 S. Delaware
Independence, MO 64055

Phone: 816.521.5415
Fax: 816.521.5639

Upcoming Events
Our Fantastic PTA

Skate Night!


November 19 6:00 - 8:00
B & D Skating Rink

$4. Wear a Luff shirt and get a free drink!

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!

#2: Begin with the End in Mind!

What do you wish to accomplish? What are the steps needed to reach that goal? How will you know if you have made it?