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How to enroll

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 different Signature School
If none of the above descriptions matches your student, please visit our registration page.
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Enrollment Step 1:

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.

Enrollment Step 2:

Make an informed selection.

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


Enrollment Step 3:

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: 


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.
Email: admissions@kcpublicschools.org
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.