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.

Claire Thornton-Poke, Principal
Pauline Williams, Secretary
6410 Swope Parkway
Kansas City, Missouri 64131
Phone: 816-418-1175
Fax: 816-418-1080
Bell Times:
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

School News

  • We are on the RISE!

    KCPS staff, students, parents and partners are visiting neighborhoods Saturday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. to share the great things happening in our schools and learn how we can better serve our community! Families in Kansas City have a lot of choice about where to send their children to school. It’s time to consider – or reconsider – Kansas City Public Schools.

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  • Teachers - Do YOU have a news story for the website?

    We invite you to share the wonderful things that are going on in YOUR classroom! Submit your news story for it to be posted here on your school website! View a complete listing of website editors by clicking on the title.

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  • Smile! It's picture time!

    Uniforms for these photos, please.

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  • Coming Soon!

    After school tutoring will take place soon. Be sure to watch for more information!

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  • D.E.A.R: Drop Everything And Read

    Scholars should be reading at least 20 minutes a day!

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  • Ancestor's Day

    Teach your scholar about their ancestors!

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  • Scholastic Book Fair

    Support our school by buying books at the book fair!

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  • Book Fair Volunteers

    Parents we need your help!

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  • School Uniforms 2014-2015

    Please adhere to the uniform policy. Click on the link for uniform information.

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  • Scholar Planners

    "Bring to school everyday!"

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  • Habari Gani "What's the news?"


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KCPS Headlines

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