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Congratulations are in order for Mr. Kevin Hogan! Last week, Mr. Hogan was randomly chosen to win a free two-year lease at Two Light Luxury Apartments as a part of the Kansas City Power & Light District partnership with KCPSEF.

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With cold and flu season upon us, KCPS has many resources for keeping your family healthy this fall. Remember, if your child is ill, please do not send them to school.

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Our KCPS celebration of Hispanic Heritage month wraps up today with a remembrance of Lali Garcia, a local activist who founded Kansas City’s La Raza political club.

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Our KCPS celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month continues with stories of those who have made a difference in our community. Today, we remember Tony Aguirre, a beloved Kansas City coach and mentor.

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These recommendations are the culmination of years of engagement with students, staff and families. At its core, Blueprint 2030 is an academic vision for KCPS that gives students the experiences they deserve.

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SY2023 SIGNATURE SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS

African-Centered Preparatory Academy Lower Campus Logo

African-Centered College Preparatory Academy

  • GPA of 2.35 or better*
  • 90% or better attendance*
  • Discipline record that shows appropriate student behavior*

*Past one year

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Border Star Montessori

  • After Kindergarten, students must have Montessori experience
Foreign Langauge Academy FLA

Foreign Language Academy

  • After first grade, students must demonstrate language proficiency to enter this program (Language Assessment)
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George Washington Carver Dual Language School

  • After first grade, students must demonstrate language proficiency to enter this program (Language Assessment)
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Harold L. Holliday, Sr. Montessori

  • After Kindergarten, students must have Montessori experience

Lincoln College Preparatory Academy

  • Record of good behavior*
  • 90% or better attendance record*
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in core classes*
  • Current high school students must be on track to earn four full credits of a foreign language

*Past two years

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Lincoln College Preparatory Academy Middle School

  • Record of good behavior*
  • 90% or better attendance record*
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in core classes*

*Past two years

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Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts

  • GPA of 2.5 o higher*
  • 90% or better attendance*
  • No chronic discipline or behavior issues*
  • High school applicants must pass an audition

*Past one year

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NEW STUDENTS TO KCPS

Enrollment for new students opens November 14 for the 2023-2024 school year.

Go to School Finder to find the best school for your child or go right to new quick and easy Online Enrollment Form.

How to Enroll:

  1. Visit EnrollKC.org and click the “Enroll Now” button
  2. Start the application
  3. Want to apply for a Signature School or Pre-K? Make sure to select “Yes”
  4. Choose your top four schools, hit next to move through the application
  5. Once finished, hit “Submit” to complete your application
  6. You will receive an email from Admissions@KCPublicSchools.org to confirm your application has been received and posted

Seats will be offered the week of February 27, 2023.

For more information or questions, visit KCPublicSchools.org/Enroll or call our Admissions team at (816) 418-7505

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CURRENT STUDENTS APPLICATION PROCESS

Families who have students who attend a KCPS school during the current school year can APPLY for Admittance to a Signature School or other KCPS Academic Program with 3-Easy Steps on their Infinite Campus Parent Portal Account.

Steps to APPLY:

1. Log on to your Infinite Campus Parent Portal Account
2. Click on Dashboard Menu (3 lines at the top left of the page)
3. Select "MORE"
4. Select "SCHOOL CHOICE"
5. Make your selections. Rank schools by 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th choice
6. Once you have chosen and ranked the schools of your choice, click "Submit". The choices will move to "Currently Unavailable" which means you've already made your selections.


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