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Congratulations are in order for Mr. Kevin Hogan! Last week, Mr. Hogan was randomly chosen to win a free two-year lease at Two Light Luxury Apartments as a part of the Kansas City Power & Light District partnership with KCPSEF.

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With cold and flu season upon us, KCPS has many resources for keeping your family healthy this fall. Remember, if your child is ill, please do not send them to school.

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Our KCPS celebration of Hispanic Heritage month wraps up today with a remembrance of Lali Garcia, a local activist who founded Kansas City’s La Raza political club.

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Our KCPS celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month continues with stories of those who have made a difference in our community. Today, we remember Tony Aguirre, a beloved Kansas City coach and mentor.

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These recommendations are the culmination of years of engagement with students, staff and families. At its core, Blueprint 2030 is an academic vision for KCPS that gives students the experiences they deserve.

By the Numbers

KCPS BY THE NUMBERS

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Staff:

  • More than 2,100 employees
  • 49% of teachers have a master’s degree
  • Starting teacher’s pay is top 3 in Jackson County

School System:

  • 35 schools, centers and programs
  • Annual Budget of $211,251,274
  • Per pupil expenditure: $14,853
  • 5 consecutive years of greater than 15% for Unrestricted Fund Balance (Standard & Poor’s Benchmark)
  • A balanced budget for 7 consecutive years
  • The 12th-largest school district in the state of Missouri
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Students:

  • Student population, PK-12: 14,128 (SY2021)
  • Demographics: 54% Black; 27% Hispanic; 11% White; 8% Other (SY2021)
  • 100% of students qualify for free meals
  • Graduation rate: 74.9% (SY2020)
  • Student-Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Daily student attendance: 91%
  • 22% of students receiving ELL services
  • More than 36 languages spoken by students

 

 

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Academic Locations:

  • 4 Neighborhood High Schools
  • 2 Neighborhood Middle schools
  • 18 Neighborhood Elementary Schools
  • 8 Signature Schools
  • 2 Early Learning Schools
  • 2 Alternative Schools
  • 4 Charter Schools
  • 1 Career/Technical Education Center
  • 1 Alternative Graduation Center
  • 1 Early College Academy
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