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Families who applied for kindergarten, pre-K or a Signature School by the initial deadline of Monday, Feb. 15, received emails Wednesday, March 3 with offers to their first, second or third choice school.

Zoom Across America

The Greater Kansas City Links Chapter is partnering with school systems across the metro to host Zoom reading sessions for kindergarten - third grade students in honor of Read Across America Week, the nation’s largest celebration of reading.

KCPS Celebrates Church As Community Champion

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell honored Friendship Baptist Church as a Community Champion during a School Board meeting on Wednesday evening, Dec. 9.

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  Principal Salary Schedule Benefits Overview

2019-2020 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.

KCPS Education Foundation Logo

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!

Here are some other great housing options for KCPS teachers and staff members.

Housing Partnerships

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