Our mission is to ensure that every student receives a quality education, with a strong cultural emphasis. We are committed to ensuring that we prepare our students to be college and/or career ready, so they will be able to compete in our global society.
We will also teach our curriculum in a way that fosters a strong sense of self, through African-centered cultural values.

7th-12th Grades
Chester Palmer, Interim Principal
Takeisha Brown, Vice Principal 
3500 E. Meyer Blvd.
Kansas City, Missouri 64131
Phone: 816-418-1075
Bell times: 
7:20 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.

School News

  • Dental Clinic March 9, 10, and 11!

    If you would like for your student to have his/her teeth cleaned and examined by licensed Dentists and Dental Hygienists, here at school, please call the nurse for a consent form. If you have already returned a consent form after our mass mailing in September, we still have it on file. Clinic dates: March 9th, March 10th, and March 11th!

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  • UPS Observational Tour and Employment Informational - March 2015

    Heading to College and need tuition assistance? Get up to $5,250 per year - Get a part time job and tuition assistance at UPS! Call and make an appointment for an observation tour high school seniors, parents and administrators!! Lenexa – 14650 Santa Fe Trail Drive, Lenexa KS 66215 March 24 or 31 @ 6 p.m. Kansas City – 223 North James Street Kansas City, KS 66118 March 25 or 26 @ 6 p.m. RSVP by March 17 Celeste – cgruhin@ups.com Dominique – dbrock1@ups.com 913-541-3740

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  • YMCA Spring College Tour - Sign Up Now!

    “The YMCA is sponsoring their 5th Annual Spring College Tour March 15-19, 2015”. Parents and students if you would like to attend the event, please see the attached flyer for more details. Hurry, because the deadline for full payment is February 28; however, Scholarship money may be available.”

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  • Important Notice. 2015-2016 Class Selection

    Course Selections 2015-2016 Course selections for the 2015-2016 school year will run from February 2 – 28, 2015. Scholars will be given a Program of Studies catalog and two course selection forms. One form will be completed, signed by the scholar, and submitted the day they receive their materials. The second form is to be brought home by the scholar to discuss their selections with their parent/guardian, make adjustments if they so desire, acquire the appropriate signatures, and return their signed selection form to their counselor before the February 28, 2015 deadline. Please contact your scholar’s counselor if you have any questions.

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  • Seniors, Do you need help paying for College?

    "Thursday, February 5th, 2015 at Manual Technical Center, Financial Aid Night from 5:00pm-7:00pm" "Sunday, February 22nd, 2015 at AC Prep Academy, FAFSA Frenzy from 2:00pm-4:00pm"

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  • Important Senior dates

    January 27 Senior Parent Meeting @ 6:00pm February 24th Senior Parent Meeting @ 6:00 April 11 Prom at the Artist Events April 28 Senior Parent Meeting @ 600 May 4-8 Senior Week May 11 Graduation Practice May 12 Graduation Ceremony at Unity Temple (7:30 Pm)

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