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KCPS orchestra students perform at the KCPS Fine Arts Showcase on Thursday, April 28, 2022.

"In schools, children need to have a place of belonging. They need to know they're accepted. They have to find their niche, that thing they’re good at,” said KCPS Deputy Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Collier.

Five people stand in the KCPS boardroom. They are smiling as one receives an award.

At the Wednesday, March 9, 2022, Board of Education meeting, three KCPS employees were recognized as “Terrific Teammates” for their contributions to their school communities.

A banner showing smiling children with the words "Enroll now for fall!"

Current KCPS students will automatically “roll up” to the next grade, and no action is required from parents/guardians at this time. Please do not submit an application for new enrollment, as this will cause processing delays.

A graphic of students attending schools wearing masks.

With guidance from our trusted community health partners, the Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and administration agreed on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, to end our mask mandate, effective immediately.

students in a bright, colorful classroom work on computers

On Jan. 29, 2022, 42 students from East High School, Lincoln College Prep and Lincoln Middle School competed against students from four other districts and three charter schools in the 2022 PREP-KC Math Relays. KCPS won 41 of 98 awards!

Before and After Care

LINC

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