How to enroll

The Kansas City Public Schools offers a variety of options for students that reside within its boundaries. Simply follow our three-step enrollment process to begin your child's journey to college, career, and workforce readiness.
Who needs to enroll?
  • Students who are new to the Kansas City Public Schools
  • Former students of the Kansas City Public Schools who are returning after attending other schools
  • Current KCPS students applying to attend a Signature School
If none of the above descriptions matches your student, please visit our registration page.


Explore your options.

Early Learning (Pre-K)

For students ages 3-4 to prepare for kindergarten.

Neighborhood schools

For students who live within the school attendance boundaries.

Signature schools

For highly motivated students with specific interests and goals.
Click here for our tips on how to evaluate your school choices.


Make an informed selection.

Once you have made your choice, download  or pick up an enrollment application.

Completely fill out the application using the enrollment checklist as a guide.


Submit your application.
  • Early Learning -
    1215 E. Truman Road
    Call 418-5213 to schedule an appointment.

  • K-12 students
    School office or
    Admissions, 1211 McGee St.
Be sure to take the necessary documents with you:



For pre-k, contact the Early Learning Office
1215 E. Truman Road
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
For K-12, contact the Admissions Office
1211 McGee St.
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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