Although planning for construction at South High began in 1957 with the purchase of land at the corner of 83rd and Sterling, the bond election for construction was not held until January of 1960. Raytown voters heartily approved the construction of the school, and the school opened for 9th and 10th graders in September of 1961. During the next two years, 20 rooms of the school were still used for elementary classrooms for south side students as the district struggled to keep up with growth. With the completion of the building in 1963, Raytown South became a 10th-12th grade high school. The first graduating class at Raytown South was the Class of 1964. Well-known for its academics and extra-curricular success, South High enjoys a strong alumni support base.
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6:30 PM Board of Education Meeting
2022-23 Winter Sports Tryouts
Attention Raytown South High School aspiring athletes!
Are you looking to join the boys basketball team, girls basketball team, girls swim and dive team, or boys and girls wrestling teams? Click here to view the flyer with all of the tryout details, including dates, times, and more!
Middle and High School Sports and Activities
Click here to follow sports and activities schedules, and select your school. To watch live sports and activities, subscribe to middle and high school YouTube channels. School channels will primarily feature home competitions and activities.
To publicize content that supports the basic educational mission of the district and/or benefits the population of the district in a positive manner, the Raytown C-2 School District uses Peachjar, a free online service for schools, to post approved efliers so that they are accessible to parents, staff and students as needed. Click here to learn more about Peachjar.
RQS is proud to share that we have once again been named as one of the "Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America" by Healthiest Employers® for our investment in the health and well-being of employees. Read more here.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:15 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
Wed. Early Release Professional Development Schedule
7:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Half Day (Early Dismissal) Schedule
7:15-10:35 a.m. - No Lunch Served.