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Congratulations to Dr. Jimmie Bullard, Bridgette Crutchfield and Romanda Franklin-Hamilton! These principals were recognized as Outstanding Administrators at the June 8, 2022, KCPS Board of Directors meeting.

Lincoln Prep Debaters Compete Nationally

Nadia Richard finished as a semi-finalist in Student Congress at the NCFL Grand National Tournament. Sophia Herrera is the reigning back-to-back Debate Kansas City Congressional Champion.

Three women who are nurses wearing black shirts that say "making a difference' with the KCPS logo.

KCPS rolled out the red carpet for National Nurses Week, clapping and cheering for our school nurses as they arrived at the Board of Education for their appreciation lunch.

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.

Central High School

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About Central

LOVE. HONOR. RESPECT. At the heart of Kansas City, Central High School holds its motto near to its culture and reminds students every day about its values. As one of the most comprehensive, competitive education environments in the city, Central offers a state-of-the-art facility, a full range of high school sports, along with a comprehensive offering of extracurricular activities. The compassion and commitment demonstrated daily by Central’s administration and its teachers stands out against its competition. New programs, additional activities and special events help our students to find new ways to make their own success within our highly competitive global society.

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3221 Indiana Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64128
(816) 418-2000
Twitter: @KCPS_Central

School Hours:
7:20AM - 2:20PM


Key Features:

  • Battle of the Brains
  • Early College Academy
  • JAG Program
  • Junior National Society of Black Engineers
  • Manual Career Tech.
  • National Honor Society
  • Pylons Program
  • Science Olympiad
  • STEM Electric Eagles
  • Success Mentors

School Sports:

School Activities:

School Partners
American Jazz Museum
Awesome Ambitions
City Year KC
Linwood YMCA
Pave the Way
Urban Tech

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