• Lincoln College Preparatory Academy

    Applications for the 2020-2021 school year will be accepted online starting on Thursday, December 5 at 6:30 a.m. Applications can be submitted online or at the Board of Education building located at 2901 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO 64109. Applications CANNOT be submitted at the schools.

    A top-rated college prep program fostering culturally-attentive, academically successful students.

    Home to challenging and rigorous programs, Lincoln College Preparatory Academy is a unique, culturally diverse learning community that delivers an exceptional educational experience.

    Expert faculty, civically-minded students, caring and supportive parents along with engaged community partners work together to create a school that exemplifies the best of public education.

    Fostering well-rounded students

    Lincoln also offers a top-rated International Baccalaureate (IB) program. The IB program is designed to foster creativity in learners and become part of a global learning community where critical thinking skills are nurtured along with positive classroom culture. The IB program aspires to develop well-rounded students who make ethical decisions and are prepared to apply lessons in real-world situations.

    Challenging Students to Excel in and out of the classroom

    Students at Lincoln have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of activities and programs. With a full array of high school sports, Lincoln’s athletic teams have experienced successful seasons over the years.

      Activities include:
    • High School sports
    • Robotics team
    • Debate team
    • Poetry club
    • Dance and Cheerleading
    • Newspaper and Yearbook
    • And more

    Admission Requirements

    High School (9-12) Admission Requirements: Applicants must score at or above the 60th percentile on a national standardized reading and math test to be eligible for entrance. Students must also have a record of good citizenship and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Current high school students must be on track to earn four full credits of a foreign language to be admitted.

    Required Documents

    1. Birth Certificate
    2. Student's current immunization record
    3. Parent/guardian photo ID (Proof of guardianship, if required)
    4. Current & Previous school records that include:
      • Grades/Transcripts (previous 2 years)
      • Attendance (previous 2 years)
      • Behavior (previous 2 years)
    5. Nationally normed test scores dated within a year of the application submission date (Must score a minimum of 60% in Math and 60% in Reading) Click here to see list of accepted Nationally Normed Tests
    6. Two proofs of residency (See “Acceptable Proofs of Residency” list below)
      • One from each column


    (one from each column)


    • Current utility bill: electric, water or gas. (Disconnect or shutoff notices will not be accepted. Bills must be within the last 30 days)
    • Valid Property Deed
    • Current Real Estate Tax Receipt
    • Mortgage Statement/Bill
    • Signed Residential Lease Agreement
    • Residency Affidavit – Must be notarized (find at kcpublicschools.org or Office of Admissions 2901 Troost)


    • Personal Property Tax Receipt (Past year)
    • Homeowner’s/Rental Insurance Policy (Current year)
    • Social Services, Social Security Statement, or Other Legal/Court Documents
    • Pay stub/Pay check (within 30 days)
    • Bank statement (within 30 days)