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Kansas City Public Schools is fully accredited and enrolling families for the 2022-23 school year. Stop by the Board of Education, 2901 Troost Ave., to speak with an enrollment specialist today!

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As Chief of Staff, Ms. Holliday-Scott’s work will focus on facilitating and overseeing the transition team, assessing and reviewing internal district processes, participating in the Blueprint 2030 process and collaborating with executive team members.

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Dr. Davis was named Interim Deputy Superintendent and Chief Equity Officer in July 2022. His departmental oversight includes School Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction, Student Support, Research and Accountability, and Equity, Inclusion and Innovation.

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This fall, KCPS middle and high schoolers will be joining students across the globe for the 2022 Space Grand Challenge. KCPS is recruiting teachers and cybersecurity industry professionals as coaches.

Salary and Benefits

Affordable Healthcare and Competitive Benefits. 
KCPS offers a highly competitive salary benefits package for employees including medical, dental, long and short-term disability, life insurance, retirement plans, health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, deferred compensation plans and an employee assistance program.  

Teacher Salary Schedule  Benefits Overview - Teachers Benefits Overview - 12 Month Benefits Overview - 10 Month Hourly 2022 Benefits Guide

2022 Plan Certificates

Health Care Plans

Blue-Care HMO BlueSelect Plus EPO BlueSelect Plus SPIRA BlueSelect Plus SPIRA BlueSaver BlueSelect Plus PPO Preferred-Care PPO Prefered-Care Blue PPO

Dental Care Plans

Dental Base Plan Dental Buy Up

2020-2021 School Year Review

GREAT EXPERIENCES AT KCPS

Teacher of the Year 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.

Sponsored by the Kansas City Public Schools Education Foundation, this program recognizes the contributions of extraordinary classroom teachers in every school. Teacher quality and effectiveness are among the most important school-based factors impacting student learning. Teachers create the learning environment where children flourish and grow. The mission of the KCPS Teacher of the Year Recognition Program is to honor, promote and celebrate excellence among our school faculty and help them be recognized at the regional, state and national level.

Excellence in Education Awards

The Excellence in Education Awards was created to recognize educators and administrators that go above and beyond for KCPS students.

The awards will recognize KCPS staff members who bring innovation, equity, excellent attendance, leadership and more into our buildings.

Award categories include KCPS Star Teacher, KCPS Star Principal, Supporting Cast, Professional Learning Communities and Problem Solving Team.

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For two years in a row, The KCPS education Foundation in partnership with Cordish Companies and Two Light Luxury Apartments has given away free 1-year apartment to a KCPS teacher!

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