KCPS is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with profiles of Latinos who have made a difference in our community. Today, we remember Yvonne Vazquez Rangel, an education advocate who lobbied for access to bilingual education.
KCPS is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month featuring notable Latino community members who have made a difference in the city and/or the nation. Today, we honor John Fierro, President/CEO of Mattie Rhodes Center and a long-time public figure in Kansas City.
During Hispanic Heritage Month, KCPS is celebrating the life of Saturnino Avarado, a civil rights activist who championed for Mexican-American students in Kansas City, Kansas.
KCPS is continuing our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month with a spotlight on Rebecca Jaramillo, an advocate for equal rights and a founder of Fiesta Hispana, one of the first celebrations of Hispanic Heritage Month in Kansas City.
Born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, Hector V. Barreto, Sr. immigrated to the United States when he was in his early 20s and landed in Kansas City, Mo.
Meet KCPS staff who graduated from Historically Black Colleges and Universities and learn how you can promote HBCU awareness and attendance!
eNews from September 22, 2022
Kansas City Public Schools is investing in its teachers with a first-of-its-kind Montessori training program at Holliday.
The KCPSRS Board of Trustees is responsible for ensuring the Retirement System is appropriately governed and managed.
Kansas City native and career educator LaTanya Franklin is the new Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction.
Primitivo Garcia is often referred to as Kansas City's first local Hispanic hero. One KCPS elementary school is named after this hero after he gave his life to save his English teacher in 1967.
Rose Brooks has worked with Kansas City Public Schools for more than a decade, providing educationally-based support groups to build students' confidence and self-esteem.
Looking for school and community Hispanic Heritage Month activities? KCPS is excited to celebrate with our students, families, staff and community!
KaLinda Bass-Barlow is principal at Border Star and Holliday Montessori. She has transformed the Montessori program in KCPS.
Nicole Allan and Brendon Thiry were recognized at the Sept. 14, 2022, KCPS Board of Directors "On the Road" meeting at Southeast High School.
Dinaya Maltbia and Arman Shinwari were recognized at the Sept. 14, 2022, KCPS Board of Directors "On the Road" meeting at Southeast High School.
The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors is committed to conducting a robust and transparent search for its next superintendent of schools.
Surge Academy is an innovative and far-reaching approach to transforming urban education for our youth and communities. Please join us in congratulating this year's KCPS participants!
Ms. Nguyen-Hernandez was one of just 15 fellows selected nationally.
To increase awareness of the importance of literacy, KCPS is launching a campaign to encourage students, staff and families to make reading part of their daily routine.
eNews from September 8, 2022
When Coach DJ Pittel wanted to get his Central High School football players new shirts and ties, he reached out to the Chiefs Ambassadors. They sent Keith Novorr of Michael's Clothing to help.
This survey is open to students, families, staff and our community. Together, we can build an equitable school district where students thrive socially, emotionally and academically.
KCPS is excited to announce that Ben Richardson has been named principal of East High School. This will be Mr. Richardson’s 11th year at East.
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.
Breakfast and lunch are provided to every student in the KCPS, free-of-charge.
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.
KCPS is partnering with LINC to provide high quality school-age childcare free-of-charge for KCPS families.
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.
Junior Pylons, Pylons and Destined For Greatness gifted programs available for every KCPS student.
"Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.”
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.
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.
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.
By giving your time you're not only helping KCPS, you're also helping the communities our schools support and thrive in.