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Early College Academy Info Session

The KCPS Early College Academy is hosting an informational session about the program, eligibility requirements and the submission process. High school sophomores who are interested in this option should plan to attend this virtual meeting with their parents or guardians.

KCPS Hosting Two 'School Board School' Sessions in December

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors (school board) will be hosting two “School Board School” virtual sessions for anyone interested in school board service. These sessions will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1, and 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5.

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 $227,685,902
  • Per pupil expenditure: $14,853
  • 5 consecutive years of greater than 15% for Unrestricted Fund Balance (Standard & Poor’s Benchmark)
  • A balanced budget for 6 consecutive years
  • The 12th-largest school district in the state of Missouri
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Students:

  • Student population, PK-12:15,568
  • Demographics: 57% Black; 28% Hispanic; 9% White; 6% Other
  • 100% of students qualify for free meals
  • Graduation rate: 65.3%
  • Student-Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Daily student attendance: 84%
  • 1 out of 5 students’ first/primary language is not English
  • More than 50 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
  • 1 Charter School
  • 1 Career/Technical Education Center
  • 1 Alternative Graduation Center
  • 1 Early College Academy
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