Basehor-Linwood Unified School District 458 serves students and families in a 90 square mile area of southern Leavenworth County, Kansas. Pre-K-12th grade students attend one of eight district attendance centers. K-5 buildings are located in Linwood, Basehor, and the Gray Hawk and Glenwood Ridge subdivisions. An Early Learning Center opened in 2020 for preschool children in the district. Students in grades 6, 7 and 8 attend Basehor-Linwood Middle School in Basehor near the center of the district. A 2018 bond issue was passed by the community to move Linwood Elementary to a new building at K-32 and Stillwell Road, which opened in August of 2022.
Basehor-Linwood High School, located in Basehor, is a 5A school, serving just over 900 students in grades 9 through 12. In addition, the district operates Basehor-Linwood Virtual School, an internet-based school serving approximately 200 K-12 students statewide. Special Education services are provided by the Tonganoxie/Basehor-Linwood Special Education Cooperative located in Basehor.
USD 458 is part of a vibrant, growing suburban area with an expanding student population and tax base. The mission of USD 458 is: Each student develops and reaches their potential.