About Lincoln College Preparatory AcademyLincoln Prep is a unique learning community that values and demonstrates respect for the individual and the educational experience at every level. Gifted and dedicated students, a progressive and expert faculty, caring and supportive parents, and community partners work together to create a place that continually exemplifies what is possible in public education.Lincoln is home to challenging and rigorous programs that yield great results. Our standardized test scores have established Lincoln as a premier school on a local, state, and national level. A more profound measure of our success is evident when we reflect upon the intellectual, social and emotional development that cannot be captured on standardized tests. We are nurturing extremely capable, creative, and ethical leaders who are positively changing the world.Lincoln Prep is both a strong presence in the Kansas City education community and a historical cornerstone for the city. Since the original school's founding in 1865, Lincoln has evolved, the name has changed, but the purpose and mission has remained clear: to help nurture and develop thoughtful, caring, high-achieving graduates.Contact Information(816) 418 - 3000Admission RequirementsApplicants must score at or above the 60th percentile on a national standardized reading and math test to be eligible for entrance. Students must also have a record of good citizenship and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Current high school students must be on track to earn four full credits of a foreign language to be admitted.
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Who can attend Signature Schools?A: Any student who lives within the Kansas City Public Schools attendance boundary and meets the school's enrollment requirements can attend a Signature School. Students who live outside the school system attendance boundary may be eligible to attend if space permits; tuition fees would apply.Q: Do students who attend Signature Schools receive transportation?A: Students in grades K-12 who live 1.5 miles or more from their school are eligible for transportation. Transportation is not provided to pre-kindergarten students. For more detailed information, visit www.kcpublicschools.org/transportation.Q: How do I fulfill the additional admission requirements?A: Once you have submitted your enrollment application, call the school office to schedule a time to complete the admission requirements.Q: What is the age requirement for my child to enter pre-kindergarten?A: Your child must be three years old before August 1. Visit the Richardson Early Learning or Woodland Early Learning for enrollment information.Q: What is the age requirement for my child to enter kindergarten?A: Your child must be five years old before August 1.**Updated 12/09/15Q: Will I be allowed to enroll my child in a Kansas City Public School without having an up-to-date immunization record on file?A: No. Missouri law (RSMo 167.181) requires all children show proof of adequate immunizations before enrolling in a public school.