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Blueprint 2030: Help KCPS Set Goals for the Future

We’re asking staff members, students, parents/guardians and others to join us in providing feedback by participating in our Thoughtexchange platform. This is an opportunity for our stakeholders to offer their responses to questions about the future of our schools.

Celebrate Our 2021 School Teachers of the Year

The 2021 Kansas City Public Schools Teacher of the Year Recognition Program honors the educators who structure their classrooms to increase performance and provide exceptional experiences, no matter what.

KCPS Board of Education (BOE)

Families who applied for kindergarten, pre-K or a Signature School by the initial deadline of Monday, Feb. 15, received emails Wednesday, March 3 with offers to their first, second or third choice school.

Zoom Across America

The Greater Kansas City Links Chapter is partnering with school systems across the metro to host Zoom reading sessions for kindergarten - third grade students in honor of Read Across America Week, the nation’s largest celebration of reading.

Before and After Care


LINC has partnered with Kansas City Public Schools since 1992, providing high quality before and after school care for elementary school students in a safe, fun and caring environment that supports children's social, emotional and physical development. The program encourages children’s growth through recreational and academic activities including snacks and homework help.

The Upper Room

The Upper Room has partnered with the Kansas City Public Schools since 2012 to provide high-quality out-of-school education to elementary school students. The primary goal of the after school program is to help children improve their reading ability to at or above grade level. Certified classroom teachers use the Accelerated Reader program to deliver literacy instruction; volunteers and youth counselors provide individualized tutoring instruction. In addition to academic instruction, students participate in art, music and dance lessons, and a variety of recreational activities.

KCPS Family