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Brian Wieher is the district’s new Director of Child Nutrition Services. He comes to KCPS with more than 20 years of experience in team leadership, project management, public relations and customer service.

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With colder weather arriving, we have been planning for the potential of snow/inclement weather days and Alternative Methods of Instruction (AMI) days for the upcoming winter season in KCPS. With this, we wanted to communicate how we will conduct any upcoming snow day plans.

Enroll in Early Learning

How do I enroll in Head Start?

Because Head Start is an income eligible program, families must first apply to see if they meet the qualifications. Currently, we use the below interest form to start your application.

Head Start Interest Form

For Questions about Head Start and/or the application process

  • Call our KCPS Head Start Enrollment Specialist at 816-418-5295
  • Email our KCPS Head Start Enrollment Specialist at jherrmann@kcpublicschools.org

Head Start Locations

Richardson Early Learning Center

Richardson Early Learning Community School
3515 Park Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 418-2600
P3 & P4

Woodland Early Learning Center

Woodland Early Learning Community School
711 Woodland Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 418-5900
P3 & P4

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Central Early Head Start
3221 Indiana Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64128
(816) 418-2000

 
Teachers with PreK kids

How do I enroll in Pre-Kindergarten?

Build a foundation of academic success in one of our quality schools! From Montessori to foreign language, college prep to African-centered studies, preschool to neighborhood schools near you, there is a FREE, world-class option just for your child. Each school is home to dedicated, caring teachers and staff. We hold an unwavering commitment to exceptional education with a focus on supporting students. Have questions? Contact the Admissions Office by calling (816) 418-7505 or visit the Board of Education Building at 2901 Troost Ave., KCMO.

Application 2021-2022 School Year