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. 

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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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  • Parent Teacher Scholar Conferences October 16, 2014

    Conferences are scholar led, so please bring your scholar with you to conferences!

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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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