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Blueprint 2030: Help KCPS Set Goals for the Future

We’re asking staff members, students, parents/guardians and others to join us in providing feedback by participating in our Thoughtexchange platform. This is an opportunity for our stakeholders to offer their responses to questions about the future of our schools.

Celebrate Our 2021 School Teachers of the Year

The 2021 Kansas City Public Schools Teacher of the Year Recognition Program honors the educators who structure their classrooms to increase performance and provide exceptional experiences, no matter what.

KCPS Board of Education (BOE)

Families who applied for kindergarten, pre-K or a Signature School by the initial deadline of Monday, Feb. 15, received emails Wednesday, March 3 with offers to their first, second or third choice school.

Benjamin Banneker


About Benjamin Banneker Elementary

Come home to Benjamin Banneker! Many of our staff hail from the KC area and are honored to serve our community and our next generation of leaders. Our staff strive to provide the best culture and environment each day for every student. Through a partnership with Scholastic, students receive 10 new books throughout the school year to create their own home library.

Uniforms: Solid white or navy blue short or long-sleeved shirt (must have a collar or turtleneck). Tan (khaki) or navy blue pants, skirt, jumper, or shorts. No denim is allowed.



7050 Askew Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 418-1850
Twitter: @KCPS_Banneker

School Hours:
9:15AM - 4:15PM


School Activities & Partners:
Boy/Girl Scouts
DJ Dream Foundation
Girls on the Run
Lego League Robotics
National Elem. Honor Society
Student Council
Success Mentors
Zoo Club

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