NEWS

  • KCPS to cancel and refund most pre-K fees

    Kansas City Public Schools is placing the fee schedule for pre–K services on hold for the 2015-2016 school year. The KCPS Head Start program, Early Childhood Education program and Missouri Preschool Program will suspend billing and provide a refund for parents that provided a deposit during enrollment for this school year. The fee schedule for Border Star, Harold Holliday and Hale Cook Elementary pre–K programs will remain in effect as it has in the past.

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  • MAP results chart progress and opportunities for KCPS

    Today’s release of the 2015 MAP results show reasons to be pleased and reveal improvement opportunities for Kansas City Public Schools. While much work remains to analyze the results, they do clarify the progress KCPS has made and create a roadmap for KCPS to reach its goals.

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  • First Day Photos!

    Moments captured from the first day of the 2015-16 school year!

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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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  • A transition plan for KCPS

    Interim Superintendent Allan Tunis has laid out his vision for the 2015-2016 school year.

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  • Notice of Board Member Special Election

    An election for one (1) member to serve a term from the date of election until 2019 (remainder of vacant term) representing Sub‐District Two (2) on the Board of Directors of the School District of Kansas City, Missouri is to be held on Election Day, November 3, 2015.

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  • 2015 Back-to-School Hotline open July 27-Aug. 14

    School starts Monday, Aug. 10. Call the Back-to-School Hotline at (816) 418-8825 if you have questions or concerns about making sure your child is ready to start classes.

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  • New insights will mean better engagement with KCPS stakeholders

    A new report from the consulting firm Patron Insight, Inc., gauges public perception of Kansas City Public Schools and maps out community priorities when it comes to education and will help KCPS chart a path to improved communications and engagement with stakeholders.

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  • School Board taps Tunis for Interim Superintendent

    The Board of Directors of Kansas City Public Schools has chosen Chief Financial Officer Allan Tunis to serve as Interim Superintendent.

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  • Lincoln Prep named top high school in Missouri

    Kansas City Public Schools’ Lincoln College Preparatory Academy is the best high school in Missouri and the 67th best in the nation, according to 2015 rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report.

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