Signature SchoolsKCPS has a number of schools with special themes or programs. These campuses support highly motivated students with specialized interests. KCPS is now accepting applications for the 2017 - 2018 school year for Signature Schools students on a first come, first serve basis. Signature School applications MUST be submitted directly to the Signature School of choice.Below is a list of our Signaure Schools and their admission requirements:;each school has enrollment requirements and standards; contact the schools for details.
Signature School FAQs:
Q: 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 at tuition free. Students who live outside the school system attendance boundary may be eligible to attend if space permits; tuition fees would apply. To see if your address is in the KCPS boundaries visit http://vtweb.tylertech.com/KansasCity/elinkrp/search.aspx
Q: Do students who attend Signature Schools receive transportation?
A: Students in grades K-12 who live 0.5 miles or more from their school are eligible for transportation. Transportation is not provided to pre-kindergarten students. For detailed information about transportation, visit http://vtweb.tylertech.com/KansasCity/elinkrp/search.aspx
Q: How do I apply for a Signature School?
A: Requirements for admission to a signature schools varies. Submit your completed enrollment application and all other documents required by the school directly to the signature school of interest.
Q: What is the age requirement for my child to enter pre-kindergarten?
A: Your child must be thee (3) years old before August 1. For more information on Signature School Pre-K, visit Early Learning (Pre-K) Page. (Insert Link to Early Learning Web Page Here)
Q: What is the age requirement for my child to enter kindergarten?
A: Your child must be five years old before August 1.*
Q: 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.