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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.

Back to School

The first day of school is Monday, August 22

Bell times Uniforms Open House/Orientation General Supply Lists Enroll Transportation Summerfest


Bell times

Bell times did not change for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year.

Tier 1 (7:20 a.m. to 2:20 p.m.)


Central High School

East High

Lincoln College Prep Academy

Lincoln Middle School

Northeast High

Paseo Academy

Southeast High School

Tier 2 (8:20 a.m. to 3:20 p.m.)


Border Star Montessori

Central Middle

Garfield Elementary

Gladstone Elementary

Hartman Elementary

Holliday Montessori

King Elementary

James Elementary

Longfellow Elementary

Northeast Middle

Pitcher Elementary

Primitivo Garcia Elementary

Trailwoods Elementary

Troost Elementary

Whittier Elementary

Tier 3 (9:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.)


African-Centered College Prep Lower

Banneker Elementary

Carver Elementary

Hale Cook Elementary

Faxon Elementary

Foreign Language Academy

Rogers Elementary

Melcher Elementary

Phillis Wheatley Elementary

Success Academy at Knotts

Wendell Phillips Elementary

Other Bell Time Information

WOODLAND AND RICHARDSON EARLY LEARNING CENTERS

Full Day Sessions:

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

After Care
2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Part Day Sessions:
Monday – Thursday
(Early Childhood Special Education ONLY)

Morning Session
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Afternoon Session
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

SUCCESS ACADEMY AT ANDERSON

7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


MISSOURI OPTION

Morning Session
7:30 – 11:00 a.m.


MANUAL CAREER TECH

Morning Session
7:40 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.

Afternoon Session
11:25 a.m. – 1:55 p.m.

HALF DAY EARLY-RELEASE SCHEDULE

Tier 1
7:20 - 10:50 a.m.

Tier 2
8:20 - 11:50 a.m.

Tier 3
9:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Success Academy At Anderson
7:30 to 11:10 a.m.

Missouri Option
No Afternoon Session


Uniforms

Below is uniform information for the schools that require them. If your building principal has communicated differently then what is displayed, please follow their guidelines. If your student's school is not listed below uniforms are not required.

African-Centered College Preparatory Academy Lower Campus

Uniforms: K thru 2nd – Green polos & khaki bottoms
3rd thru 5th – Red polos & khaki bottoms
6th thru 7th – Black & khaki bottoms
8th – Black Polos & black bottoms
Shirts are to be solid short- or long-sleeves. Bottoms can be pants, skirt, jumper, or shorts. No denim is allowed.

Benjamin Banneker Elementary, Longfellow Elementary, JOHN T. HARTMAN ELEMENTARY, MARTIN LUTHER KING ELEMENTARY, Primitivo Garcia Elementary, Success Academy at Knotts & Wendell Phillips Elementary - REquire uniforms

Solid white or navy blue short or long-sleeved shirt (must have a collar or turtleneck). Tan (khaki) or navy blue pants, skirt, jumper, or shorts. No denim is allowed.

Border Star Montessori - uniforms are optional for the 2022-2023 school year

Solid navy, light blue, gray, red, green, or Border star polo shirts (must have a collar or turtleneck), white blouses for girls. Tan (khaki) or navy blue pants, skirt, jumper, or shorts. Denim jeans or shorts on Fridays with a school spirit shirt.

Harold Holliday, Sr. Montessori - uniforms are optional for the 2022-2023 school year

Solid red, navy, light blue short or long-sleeved shirts (must have a collar or turtleneck), white blouses for girls. Tan (khaki) or navy blue pants, skirt, jumper, or shorts. Denim jeans or shorts on Fridays with a school spirit shirt.


Back to School/Orientation Information

Below is the information we have received from our schools about open house, orientation and other opening of schools events.

School Name Event Type Event Details
AC Prep Lower Back to School 8/18 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
AC Prep Lower Open House 9/7 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Anderson Back to School 8/18 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Anderson Open House 9/8 5:00 -7:00 p.m.
Anderson Parent Paint & Tea 9/30 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Banneker Elementary Back to School

8/19 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Border Star Montessori Virtual Caregiver Information Session

8/11 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Border Star Montessori Meet the Teacher

8/17 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. (by grade level)
K, P3, P4 (5:00 - 6:00 pm)
1st, 2nd, 3rd (6:00 - 7:00 pm)
4th, 5th, 6th (6:00 - 7:00 pm)

Border Star Montessori School Tour

8/20 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Carver Dual Language Back to School

8/18 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Central Middle School Parent/Student Orientation 8/11 Morning Session 10:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.
8/11 Evening Session 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Central Middle School Open House/Back to School Night 9/1 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Central High School Back to School 8/18 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Early College Academy Back to School 8/11 6:00 -7:00 p.m.
Early College Academy Seniors Back to School 8/25 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
East High School Freshmen Orientation

8/18 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

East High School Open House

8/30 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Faxon Elementary Back to School

8/18 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Foreign Language Academy Sneak-A-Peek

8/18 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Garfield Elementary Back to School 8/18 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Gladstone Elementary Meet the Teacher 8/17 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Hale Cook Elementary Popsicle Pop-In 8/18 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Harold Holliday Montessori School Virtual Caregiver Information Session

8/11 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Harold Holliday Montessori School Meet the Teacher

8/16 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. (by grade level)
K, 3rd, 6th (5:00 - 5:25 pm)
P4, 2nd, 5th (5:30 - 5:55 pm)
P3, 1st, 4th (6:05 - 6:30 pm)

Harold Holliday Montessori School Back to School Carnival 

8/13 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Back lawn)

Hartman Elementary Back to School 8/17 5:30 - 7: 00 p.m.
James Elementary Back to School

8/18 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Kansas City Virtual Academy K-11 Back to School 8/15 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
or 8/16 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Kansas City Virtual Academy Senior Back to School 8/18 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Knotts Back to School 8/18 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Lincoln Middle Tiger Camp: 6th Graders

8/16 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Lincoln Middle Tiger Camp: NEW 7th & 8th Graders

8/17 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Lincoln Middle Tiger Camp: Returning Students

8/18 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Lincoln College Prep Back to School Social 1 & 2

8/18 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
8/18 New Parent Meeting 6:00 p.m.
8/19 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Lincoln College Prep Freshman Orientation 

8/18 (A-K) 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
8/19 (L-Z) 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Parent Mixer 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Longfellow Elementary Back to School

8/18 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Martin Luther King Elementary Back to School 8/18 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Melcher Elementary Back to School 8/18 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Middle College Back to School 8/12 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
8/13 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Northeast Middle New Student Orientation & Townhall

8/18 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Northeast High New Student Orientation & Open House

8/19 3:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Paseo Academy New Student Orientation

8/18 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Paseo Academy Back to School

8/19 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Pitcher Elementary Back to School 8/19 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Primitivo Garcia Elementary Back to School

8/18 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Rogers Elementary Back to School

8/17 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Richardson Early Learning Back to School

8/22 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (time varies by teacher)

Southeast High Orientation

8/18 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Southeast High Open House

9/8 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Trailwoods Elementary Back to School

7/26 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Trailwoods Elementary Meet the Teacher

8/16 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Troost Elementary Back to School

8/18 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Wendell Phillips Back to School & Meet the Teacher

8/24 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Wheatley Elementary Back to School 8/16 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Whittier Elementary Meet the Teacher

8/15 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Woodland Early Learning Back to School

8/22 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (time varies by teacher)

 


General Supply List

Below is our general school supply list. Your student's teacher may have already reached out with their preferred supply list, please follow their guidelines.

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Longfellow School Supply List Carver 2022-23 School Supply List

Pre-Kindergarten
Change of clothing
Blanket for rest time

Kindergarten – first grade
1 book bag
1 supply box
1 glue stick or 8 oz. bottle washable glue
1 pair of blunt-tipped scissors
1 large pink eraser
12 No. 2 pencils, sharpened
1 box of 24 count crayons
1 pocket folder
2 boxes of tissue

Second – fourth grade
1 book bag
1 supply box
1 glue stick or 8 oz. bottle washable glue
1 pair of scissors
1 large pink eraser
12 No. 2 pencils, sharpened
1 box of 24 count crayons
1 highlighter
1 ruler with inches and metrics
3 pocket folders
1 package of loose leaf wide ruled paper
3 wide rule spiral notebooks
1 composition notebook (journal)
2 boxes of tissue

Fifth & sixth grade
1 book bag
1 supply box or pencil pouch
1 glue stick or 8 oz. bottle washable glue
1 pair of scissors
1 large pink eraser
12 No. 2 pencils, sharpened
1 box colored pencils
1 box of 24 count crayons
1 red checking pen
1 highlighter
2 blue or black ballpoint pens
1 ruler with inches and metrics
3 pocket folders
1 package of loose leaf wide ruled paper
3 wide rule spiral notebooks
1 composition notebook (journal)
1 3 ring binder
2 boxes of tissue
 

Seventh & eighth grade
1 book bag
1 glue stick or 8 oz. bottle washable glue
1 pair of scissors
1 large pink eraser
12 No. 2 pencils, sharpened
1 box colored pencils
1 red checking pen
1 highlighter
2 blue or black ballpoint pens
1 ruler with inches and metrics
3 pocket folders
1 package of loose leaf wide ruled paper
1 composition notebook (journal)

Ninth – twelfth grade
1 book bag
1 glue stick or 8 oz. bottle washable glue
1 pair of scissors
1 large pink eraser
12 No. 2 pencils, sharpened
1 highlighter
2 blue or black ballpoint pens
1 ruler with inches and metrics
1 protractor
4 pocket folders
1 package of loose leaf college ruled paper
4 college rule spiral notebooks
1 composition notebook (journal)
1 pack of index cards
1 package or perforated notebook of graphing paper
1 scientific calculator
1 master combination lock
1 flash drive (optional)

- Supplies should be clearly marked with the student’s name
- Use supplies from previous years before purchasing new
- This is a basic district-wide supply list. Additional items may
be requested by the individual school or teacher.

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