At Foreign Language Academy, 
we prepare students to enter 
high school having met or exceeded 
state standards in all tested areas; 
to be proficient readers, writers and 
speakers of the target language; 
to be responsible citizens.

Joell Ramsdell  
Joell Ramsdell, Principal

3450 Warwick Blvd.
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: 816-418-6000
Bell Times: 
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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  • Enroll now in the new Chinese immersion program

    Foreign Language Academy is now accepting Kindergarten and 1st-grade enrollments for its new Chinese language immersion program.

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    Yearbook 2014-2015 on Sale

    Order your Yearbook 2014-2015. The deadline to order with cash or check is this Friday, March 13, 2015.The cost of the yearbook is $ 20. Please click on the image to download an order form.

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  • Panther Bands earns Rating I - Excellent

    The FLA Panther Band on Saturday, February 28th received straight I ratings in their performance at the KC Metro #3 Middle School/Junior High District Music Festival in Blue Springs. Congratulations Panthers!

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    We need to improve our attendance numbers. Our goal for this year is 94.9%. Please, make sure you are here every day, all day! All students with perfect attendance are entered each week into a drawing for a $50 gift card.

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    Language and Culture Immersion Travel to Puerto Rico

    Students and parents of the 8th grade Spanish Immersion Class are fundraising for a study tour to Puerto Rico.To learn more about their planning and how you can be of support, please click on the image to the left or visit the tab at the top of this page!

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    Explore Foreign Language Academy

    The Foreign Language Academy is a Signature School of the Kansas City Public Schools. We offer a free, Spanish language immersion program for Kindergarten through 8th graders. Beginning the 2015-2016 school year, we will offer a Mandarin Chinese Immersion Program for Kindergarten and 1st grade students. Transportation is provided.Please click on the flags to download a flyer with tour dates.

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    You would like more information?

    This SITE MAP provides you with direct links to the information on the FLA website. For more information on any NEWS article click the headline or the picture.

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    Rachel's Challenge

    Foreign Language Academy students and staff are participating in Rachel's Challenge, a movement which, among other traits, promotes kindness. Paper chaines are symbolizing our progress.

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  • Home Study Opportunities

    Students, here are some resources which can help you with your studies.

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