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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.

Zoom Across America

The Greater Kansas City Links Chapter is partnering with school systems across the metro to host Zoom reading sessions for kindergarten - third grade students in honor of Read Across America Week, the nation’s largest celebration of reading.

Summer School

Enrollment for Summer School Opens April 19

Mark your calendar for our 24-day summer school session: June 21-July 23.

Kansas City Public Schools is hosting Summer School starting June 21, 2021. For students in grades K-8, this year’s curriculum goes beyond old-fashioned in class learning only. This year’s program is designed captures a student’s attention in two parts – academic and civic. The academic course will help accelerate learning and prepare a student for success in the 2021-2022 school year. The civic portion is a combination of service learning and community activism to give students an opportunity become a useful part of their community. 

Summer School is open to all Missouri residents; however, priority will be given to students within the KCPS boundaries. Transportation will be provided for students living in the traditional schools’ zone and the schools included in the accepted list.

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Summer School Dates

First Session: June 21 - July 23, 2021
(This session contains two (2) semesters for high school students.)

Second Session: July 26 - August 12, 2021
(Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City ONLY. Please note: This is a separate term, and there is limited availability.)

Some partner programs may run beyond July 23.

Summer School Class Times

Elementary Schools: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Middle and High Schools: 8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Summer School Locations

Summer School Locations 2021

Summer School HIghlights

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