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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!

Career & Technical School

Career Top Web

Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS) offers a multitude of career and technical programs mainly based at Manual Career and Technical Center (MCTC). MCTC is a shared-time attendance center for students in grades 11 and 12 who live within the KCPS attendance boundaries.

Career & Technical Education Student Interest Form

1215 E Truman Rd
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 418-5200

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The main campus offers twelve programs:

Career and Technical Programs offered in other KCPS Buildings

The center offers career and technical programs at multiple sites. Our campuses prepare students to enter a highly educated workforce or to begin post-secondary education. Successful completion of a designated program allows MCTC students to be eligible for articulated or dual college credit and access to employment placement services

The Central High Campus offers:

  • Computer Science

The Central Middle Campus offers:

  • Project Lead the Way to Technology

The East High Campus offers:

  • Computer Science
  • Project Lead the Way Engineering

The Lincoln Prep Campus offers:

  • Project Lead the Way Computer Science

The Lincoln Middle Campus offers:

  • Project Lead the Way Design and Modeling

Manual Careeer Culinary
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