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Blueprint 2030: Help KCPS Set Goals for the Future

We’re asking staff members, students, parents/guardians and others to join us in providing feedback by participating in our Thoughtexchange platform. This is an opportunity for our stakeholders to offer their responses to questions about the future of our schools.

Celebrate Our 2021 School Teachers of the Year

The 2021 Kansas City Public Schools Teacher of the Year Recognition Program honors the educators who structure their classrooms to increase performance and provide exceptional experiences, no matter what.

KCPS Board of Education (BOE)

Families who applied for kindergarten, pre-K or a Signature School by the initial deadline of Monday, Feb. 15, received emails Wednesday, March 3 with offers to their first, second or third choice school.

Zoom Across America

The Greater Kansas City Links Chapter is partnering with school systems across the metro to host Zoom reading sessions for kindergarten - third grade students in honor of Read Across America Week, the nation’s largest celebration of reading.

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The purpose of Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS) is to provide a quality education that prepares all of our students, regardless of background or circumstances, for success in college, career and life. We will produce scholars who are high-achieving critical thinkers, prepared to succeed in a constantly changing world and engaged in the improvement of their communities.

Social Emotional Supports

In efforts to address the social-emotional needs of students and families the Department of Students Support Services is implementing a Tele-Health Service Delivery Model.

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Special Education Services

Kansas City Public Schools ensures a free and appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment for students eligible for special education or Section 504.

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Free Before and After Care

KCPS is partnering with the Kansas City Parks and Rec and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City to provide high quality school-age childcare free-of-charge for KCPS families. 

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Free Breakfast and Lunch

Breakfasts and lunches will be delivered by a fleet of school buses from about 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to approximately 190 different stops. 

Meals on the Bus

Gifted Programming

Junior Pylons, Pylons and Destined For Greatness gifted programs available for every KCPS student.

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"Our schools are not factories that produce identical goods. The community has given us the tough, but invaluable job of addressing the singular educational needs of all our students. Without exception, every student deserves an education that is tailored to support their success.”

Dr. Mark T. Bedell, KCPS Superintendent

Become a Mentor

Mentoring within schools has become an increasingly popular and effective way to bring a caring adult or older peer relationship to the lives of more youth.

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Make a Gift

The Kansas City Public Schools Education Foundation was established in 2012 as a self-perpetuating, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization to promote quality education in Kansas City Public Schools.

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Parent Leadership Organizations

Participating in parent leadership organizations is a great way to get involved in the education of children. Adults who take an active role in education positively impact future generations of leaders, workers and parents. These adults also get a chance to see firsthand what goes on inside schools within the Kansas City, Missouri School District.

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Volunteer

By giving your time you're not only helping KCPS, you're also helping the communities our schools support and thrive in.

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