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KCPS to Distribute Devices on Saturday, Sept. 5 at the BOE

The KCPS technology team will now be distributing digital devices for students from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3 and Friday, Sept. 4, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5 at the BOE building, which is located at 2901 Troost Avenue in Kansas City, MO.

Early Learning

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Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K)
The Pre-K program serves students ages 3-4 and promotes independent learning and exploration to provide students the tools needed to enter Kindergarten ready to learn and to help your child grow as a lifelong learner. Educational opportunities are presented using the Emerging Language and Literacy Curriculum (ELLC) which is aligned to the Missouri Early Learning Goals. In order to ensure only high-quality educational programming is used in Pre-K classrooms, all curriculum is approved by DESE for use with Pre-K aged children.

How to Apply
Applications for the neighborhood and signature Pre-K programs are accepted through the SmartSchools online portal We begin accepting applications in December for the following school year. Submission of an application does not guarantee acceptance in the Pre-K program.


The KCPS Early Learning System offers opportunities for students from birth to five-years-old. Early Learning includes two Montessori locations, three Head Start locations, ten Pre-Kindergarten locations, and the Parents as Teachers Program.

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This program for 3- and 4-year-olds helps young learners by developing qualities of self-worth, order, concentration, coordination and independence.

Border Star Montessori
6321 Wornall Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64113
Phone: 816-418-5150

Holliday Montessori
7227 Jackson Ave.
Kansas City, Missouri 64132
Phone: 816-418-1950



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