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No Cost Covid Testing

Kansas City Public Schools is partnering with the Mid-America Regional Council, KC Cares, Samuel U. Rogers Health Center and Swope Health to offer no-cost COVID-19 testing for KCPS staff, students, families and community members.

Curbside Pick-Up for School Meals

The Kansas City Public Schools Department of Child Nutrition Services is launching a curbside pick-up service for student meals starting on Monday, Dec. 14 and continuing through our upcoming Winter Break.

KCPS Celebrates Church As Community Champion

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell honored Friendship Baptist Church as a Community Champion during a School Board meeting on Wednesday evening, Dec. 9.

KCPS Taps Trio As Terrific Teammates

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell recognized the following staff members as Terrific Teammates during a School Board meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 9.

KCPS Honors Six Students As Scholar Superstars

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell recognized the following students as Scholar Superstars during a virtual School Board meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 10.

KCPS Seeking Feedback from Families with Thoughtexchange

We want to stay connected and hear your questions and ideas about how we should move forward during this pandemic and in this educational landscape. With that in mind, we're asking KCPS families for five minutes today and another five minutes tomorrow to help us plan for the future. Please join our “Thoughtexchange” today to share your thoughts and questions.

Pivot International Donates 7,000 Shields to KCPS

Pivot International, a Lenexa, KS-based global leader in product design, development, and manufacturing, has partnered with Kansas City Public Schools to enhance maximal protection for students and staff with a gift of 7,000 safety shields.

KCPS Board of Education (BOE)

The Kansas City Public Schools IT support team is changing their hours of operation for walk-in support to 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday through Friday at the BOE building, which is located at 2901 Troost Ave. in Kansas City, MO.

KCPS and Partners Providing Free COVID-19 Testing

Megan Batchelor
No Cost Covid Testing
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Kansas City Public Schools is partnering with the Mid-America Regional Council, KC Cares, Samuel U. Rogers Health Center and Swope Health to offer no-cost COVID-19 testing for KCPS staff, students, families and community members.

This nasal swab PCR testing will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the dates indicated at the following locations: 

Carver Dual Language Elementary (4600 Elmwood Ave., KCMO 64130)
Tuesdays - 1/12; 1/19; 1/26; 2/2

Success Academy at Knotts Gym (7301 Jackson Ave., KCMO 64132)
Fridays - 1/8; 1/15; 1/22; 1/29; 2/5

This testing will be primarily targeted to KCPS families (including children ages three and older) and staff members, but will be open to the public as well. The tests will be given by appointment only. Appointments can be made on the Monday or Tuesday the week prior to the event by calling the Kansas City, MO, 311 Call Center at (816) 513-1313. Follow the prompt and press 3, then follow the prompt and Press 1 to schedule a COVID-19 test.

Families and staff should indicate that they either have a child who attends a KCPS school or that they work for KCPS. Please complete the attached registration and consent forms that need to be brought to the scheduled appointment.

DOWNLOAD: COVID-19 Testing Registration and Consent Form