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KCPS orchestra students perform at the KCPS Fine Arts Showcase on Thursday, April 28, 2022.

"In schools, children need to have a place of belonging. They need to know they're accepted. They have to find their niche, that thing they’re good at,” said KCPS Deputy Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Collier.

Five people stand in the KCPS boardroom. They are smiling as one receives an award.

At the Wednesday, March 9, 2022, Board of Education meeting, three KCPS employees were recognized as “Terrific Teammates” for their contributions to their school communities.

A banner showing smiling children with the words "Enroll now for fall!"

Current KCPS students will automatically “roll up” to the next grade, and no action is required from parents/guardians at this time. Please do not submit an application for new enrollment, as this will cause processing delays.

A graphic of students attending schools wearing masks.

With guidance from our trusted community health partners, the Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and administration agreed on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, to end our mask mandate, effective immediately.

students in a bright, colorful classroom work on computers

On Jan. 29, 2022, 42 students from East High School, Lincoln College Prep and Lincoln Middle School competed against students from four other districts and three charter schools in the 2022 PREP-KC Math Relays. KCPS won 41 of 98 awards!

Job Fair

Saturday, February 12, 2022 • 9:00 – 11:00 am

Join the team making a POSITIVE DIFFERENCE!

Kansas City Public Schools is a leader in the Kansas City metro! We are searching for teachers who are ready to share their love of learning with the next generation of leaders. We offer great benefits, an excellent retirement program and on-going professional development.

Come be a part of our vibrant city of rolling hills and tree-lined boulevards. Kansas City hosts a thriving economy driven by small businesses, tech start-ups, medical research and many company headquarters. Cost of living is low and the amenities, like dining, great schools, the arts, sports and more, are abundant!


Have questions? Email or call (816) 418-7276.

“I was moved by the passion displayed regarding the urgency to provide an equitable education for the students of our community. I have developed genuine relationships with my students, colleagues, parents, mentors and leadership.”

Kenneth Ellison
Physical Education
Faxon and Garfield Elementary


“I let my students know I believe in them and hold them to high standards both academically or behaviorally. Through rigorous instruction, students can apply, explain and extend on their knowledge and helping students be successful in and out of the classroom.”

Lindsay Self
Northeast Middle School

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