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

  • 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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  • A.S.C.E.N.D.

    To ALL high school students, grades 9th through 12th – Do you want to get to know yourself better and be prepared for what’s to come after high school graduation? If you have at least a 2.5 GPA and 85% attendance, you are invited to attend and participate in the Xi Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc./African Centered College Preparatory Academy partnership program; Achievement, Self-Awareness, Communication, Engagement, Networking and Developmental Skills. We call it ASCEND. The club will meet every 4th Tuesday of the month from 2:30pm-5:30pm. Don’t miss this great opportunity to “BE READY FOR YOUR FUTURE”. To access the ASCEND flier for this program click the link above. -For more information, please see Ms. Rainey

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  • Congratulations!

    Bryant Smith and Alijae Richardson for being accepted into the KC Bizfest 2015 Competition. Bryant and Alijae were selected from over 140 applicants across the Greater Kansas City Area. The Bizfest program will take place February 11-14, 2015 at the Shawnee Mission School District, Indian Creek Technology Center in Overland Park, Kansas. During those four days, Bryant and Alijae will learn how to develop a feasible business plan, present their plan, and develop themselves professionally as well as learn business management skills, network with peers and interact with community leaders.

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  • Opportunity of A Lifetime

    This summer, 54 intellectually curious high school sophomores ("rising juniors") will participate in one of three challenging all-expense paid six-week college-level seminars on topics related to Critical Black and Ethnic Studies. The seminars will be held at Cornell University, Indiana University, and the University of Michigan.

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  • Senior Pictures

    Senior pictures will be taken by appointment. The Yearbook club will be taking pictures. Pictures will be 20.00 for 1 8x10, 1 5x7 and 2 wallets.Please call Mrs. Shelton at 418-1230 to schedule an appointment for your Senior.

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