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No Cost Covid Testing

Kansas City Public Schools is partnering with the Mid-America Regional Council, KC Cares, Samuel U. Rogers Health Center and Swope Health to offer no-cost COVID-19 testing for KCPS staff, students, families and community members.

KCPS Celebrates Church As Community Champion

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell honored Friendship Baptist Church as a Community Champion during a School Board meeting on Wednesday evening, Dec. 9.

KCPS Taps Trio As Terrific Teammates

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell recognized the following staff members as Terrific Teammates during a School Board meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 9.

KCPS Honors Six Students As Scholar Superstars

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell recognized the following students as Scholar Superstars during a virtual School Board meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 10.

KCPS Seeking Feedback from Families with Thoughtexchange

We want to stay connected and hear your questions and ideas about how we should move forward during this pandemic and in this educational landscape. With that in mind, we're asking KCPS families for five minutes today and another five minutes tomorrow to help us plan for the future. Please join our “Thoughtexchange” today to share your thoughts and questions.

Pivot International Donates 7,000 Shields to KCPS

Pivot International, a Lenexa, KS-based global leader in product design, development, and manufacturing, has partnered with Kansas City Public Schools to enhance maximal protection for students and staff with a gift of 7,000 safety shields.

KCPS Board of Education (BOE)

The Kansas City Public Schools IT support team is changing their hours of operation for walk-in support to 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday through Friday at the BOE building, which is located at 2901 Troost Ave. in Kansas City, MO.

Lincoln Middle Debate Takes Tourney Title

The Lincoln Middle School debate team successfully made the case for being among the best in the region with a first-place finish in the DEBATE Kansas City (DKC) tournament held virtually on Thursday evening, Dec.3.

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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