All Running Horse schools are located within the Platte County R-3 School District. They have been recognized by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as a “High Preforming” district, the highest level of academic recognition given in the state of Missouri. Also, they have received a perfect score on their Annual Performance Report by the Missouri D.E.S.E. They have over a 95% attendance rate for their students, and score above the state and national ACT scores annually. The Platte County School District also has the lowest tax levies in the KC area ($4.52) and holds 14 Missouri State Championships in athletics and their fine arts programs have been recognized over the past 10 years.