• About Central High School 

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    Love. Honor. Respect. At the heart of Kansas City, Central High School holds its motto near to its culture and reminds students every day about its values.

    As one of the most comprehensive, competitive education environments in the city, Central offers a state-of-the-art facility, a full range of high school sports, along with a comprehensive offering of extra-curricular activities.

    Students ready to drive their own success have access to Pylons advanced classes, Early College Academy and Manual Career Technical Center courses.

    The compassion and commitment demonstrated on a daily basis by Central Academy’s administration and its teachers stand out against its competition. New programs, additional activities and special events help students to find new ways to make their own success within our highly competitive global society.


    Central High Activities & Programs

    At Central High School, we offer a variety of different activities and clubs designed to help our students engage within Central life and prepare for success. Students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of academic, artistic and sports-related programs to plug in and become part of the Central family.

    • Band
    • Choir
    • Dance
    • Cheer
    • Sports:
      • Volleyball
      • Football
      • Cross Country
      • Track
      • Baseball
      • Wrestling
      • Swim Team (next year)
    • Debate
    • STEM Electric Eagles
    • Robotics
    • Science Olympiad
    • Battle of the Brains
    • National Honor Society
    • JROTC
    • Poetry Club
    • Jr. National Society of Black Engineers
    • My Brother’s Keeper Mentoring Program