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    Dr. Mary Bachkora, Principal

    5810 Scarritt Ave.
    Kansas City, Missouri 64123
    Phone: 816-418-3700

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Our Mission

The mission of James Elementary school is that students will attend school regularly, believe in their academic abilities, work hard to achieve individual goals and be prepared academically, socially, emotionally and intellectually to make positive changes as members of their diverse community by being responsible, respectful and safe.


“If I Believe and I Work Hard, I Will Achieve!”

School News

  • Mrs. Murphy's Class Wins Attendance Trophy

    Mrs. Murphy's 4th grade class wins the biweekly attendance trophy for the first time all year. These 4th graders have worked very hard to get this trophy and I am very proud of them.

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    Join us in congratulating the members of the AAA Club. These students earned t-shirts because of Achievement, Attendance and Attitude. Thank you for all your hard work.

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KCPS Headlines

  • KCPS School Board hosting Jan. 14 public forums with Superintendent finalists

    The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors is hosting individual forums with the two finalists for the Superintendent of Schools post. The individual candidate forums will be held 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 at Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts, 4747 Flora Ave., Kansas City, Mo. Members of the public and news media are invited and encouraged to attend.

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