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KCPS is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with profiles of Latinos who have made a difference in our community. Today, we remember Yvonne Vazquez Rangel, an education advocate who lobbied for access to bilingual education. 

John Fierro Kansas City Notable Latino

KCPS is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month featuring notable Latino community members who have made a difference in the city and/or the nation. Today, we honor John Fierro, President/CEO of Mattie Rhodes Center and a long-time public figure in Kansas City.

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KCPS is continuing our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month with a spotlight on Rebecca Jaramillo, an advocate for equal rights and a founder of Fiesta Hispana, one of the first celebrations of Hispanic Heritage Month in Kansas City.

Local Kansas City Hero Primitivo Garcia

Primitivo Garcia is often referred to as Kansas City's first local Hispanic hero. One KCPS elementary school is named after this hero after he gave his life to save his English teacher in 1967.

Pre-K Before & After Care

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Pre-K Before & After Care Interest Form


Pre-K Before & After Care Interest Form

After completing this interest form, you will need to email your Completed copy of Child Medical Examination Report to the Early Learning office. Call our office at (816) 418-PREK (7735) if you have questions, to complete application documents or to place your child on the waitlist.


Fees are charged for participation in order to offer the Pre-K Before & After Care program. Fee Payment must be received before starting the program. *Payment amount will be prorated if start date occurs after August 22.

  • Full Pay is $2000 for the full year program. Payment may be made over 10 months at $200 per month. Payment for September through May is due no later than the 15th of each month. 
  • Sliding Scale fee is available for income qualifying families meeting state & federal eligibility criteria based on household size & income.
    • Partial Pay: 75% Sliding Scale rate is $1500. Payment may be made over 10 months at $150 per month.
    • Half Pay: 50% Sliding Scale rate is $1000. Payment may be made over 10 months at $100 per month. 


Payments of complete monthly increments can be made online, by mail or in-person:

  • Pay Online: Infinite Campus - newly enrolled families will see a delay in online payment availability

    How to Pay Fees in Infinite Campus
    Credit & Debit card transactions are subject to a 4% service fee, e-check transactions are subject to a 0.01% service fee

  • In Person: In person fee payment is only accepted at the KCPS Board of Education Treasury Office:  2901 Troost Ave Kansas City, MO 64109, (816) 418-7000. Schools cannot accept Pre-K Before & After Care enrollment fees or late pickup fees. The Treasury Office accepts the following payment options:
    • Cash (exact change ONLY)
    • Check made out to KCPS Pre-K Extended Learning
    • Money order
  • By Mail: Checks may be made out to KCPS Pre-K Extended Learning and mailed to:

    Attn:  Treasury
    2901 Troost Ave
    Kansas City, MO 64109


Pre-K Before & After Care opens at 7am, and closes at 6pm. Richardson Head Start & Woodland Head Start provide only after care from 2:30-5:30. Before & After Care may be offered at these locations based on a required minimum number of students attending, and available staff. Program availability is subject to change based on the aforementioned.  Not all locations are able to offer the Pre-K Before & After care program at the start of the year. At this time, priority seats will be reserved for households working full-time or in school full-time. All other applications will be placed on a waitlist. *Proof of full-time working or in school status for all adults in the household will be required, due to limited availability at this time. Please support recruiting staff to work these positions using our flyer below.

Before & After Care Locations



2022-2023 Pre-K Before & After Care Handbook 


Kansas City Public Schools is seeking highly motivated Pre-K Extended Learning Assistants to join the Early Learning Team! See below flyer for more details.

Part-Time Pre-K Before & After Care Workers

Teachers with PreK kids