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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.

East High School

East High School  Bears Logo

About East High

At East High School, we’re proud of our diversity and believe it’s important for students to express their cultures in and outside of the classroom. Over 40 languages and countries are represented at East, making it one of the largest and most diverse schools in KC. We put a focus on increasing student learning through a 21st century lens. In order to prepare students for life beyond high school, we have specific college and career pathways for students to succeed. Plaza Comunitaria is a collaboration with The Consulate of Mexico in Kansas City and KCPS. It’s a free program that provides adult students who emigrated from Mexico with the opportunity to complete their primary and secondary education through an online learning program.

East High School Building

1924 Van Brunt Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64053
(816) 418-3125
Email: East@kcpublicschools.org
Facebook: facebook.com/KCPSEast
Twitter: @KCPS_east

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

Grades:
9-12

Key Features:

  • A+ Program
  • Early College Academy
  • English Language Learners Program
  • Innovation Academy
  • Life Science Academy
  • Manual Career Tech.
  • National Honor Society
  • New Americans Class
  • Plaza Comunitaria

School Sports:
Football
Basketball
Baseball
Soccer
Wrestling
Volleyball
Track
Swimming
Tennis

School Activities:
Bike Club
Culture
Dance
Debate
Newspaper
Student Council
Yearbook

School Partners:
20/20 Leadership
City Year
Greenworks
KC STEM
Mattie Rhodes
UMKC

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