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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.

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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