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.

Dr. Tyrone Bates, Jr.

Chester Palmer,
Vice Principal
Takeisha Brown, 
Vice Principal 
3500 E. Meyer Blvd.
Kansas City, Missouri 64131
Phone: 816-418-1078
Bell times: 
7:20 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.


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  • COMING SOON: Peachjar e-flyers

    Kansas City Public Schools is getting ready to launch a new electronic flyer communication tool: Peachjar. To view school-approved e-flyers, simply click the Peachjar button that will be placed on each school's individual website homepage.

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  • Meet the Principal

    We are pleased to announce Dr Tyrone Bates has been selected as the new Principal For the AC Prep Upper Campus. Please click on the Headline to read more about Dr. Bates

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  • 2015-16 Returning Student Orientations

    Parent/Student Orientation Grades 7/8 - July 13, 2015 6-730p Grades 9/10 - July 14, 2015 6-730p Grades 11/12 - July 15, 2015 6-730p *Parents with students in different grade levels should pick only one orientation to attend. *Parent must attend orientation with students. For questions please contact us 816.418.1078

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  • 2015-16 New Student Orientation Information

    2015/16 New Student Orientation Date: July 16, 2015 6p-8p

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  • 2014-15 Yearbooks now on sale!

    Students and teachers the 2014-2015 Yearbook is now on sale. This years yearbook is 25.00 and will be a full color hardback book. Books purchased after April 15 will be 35.00 and will not be guaranteed to arrive before summer break.

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  • A.C. Prep Uniform Policy

    Uniform required for school year 2015-16. Click the headline to view the details.

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  • Parent Portal Information

    Do you want to be able to check your students grade. Click on headline to download the Parent Portal Application

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  • Hall Pass: Accommodating visitors while keeping students safe

    Safety and security are top priorities in Kansas City Public Schools. We respect the trust that families place in us with their children, and we are always looking for innovative ways to make our schools safer and more secure. With that in mind, we’re unveiling a new visitor management system for the 2015-2016 school year: Hall Pass.

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