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Kansas City, Missouri, Public Schools enrollment opens Dec. 6

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Posted at 11:00 AM, Dec 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-06 12:00:31-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, Public Schools' enrollment for the 2022-2023 school year began Monday, Dec. 6.

Enrollment is open online for families wanting to enroll their children in preschool, kindergarten or one of nine Signature Schools, according to a district news release.

KCPS' Signature Schools feature "unique themes and challenging programs tailored for students with specialized interests," according to the release. Each school has different enrollment standards but is free to apply to for any student in the district boundaries.

The different Signature Schools available for enrollment are:

  • African-Centered College Preparatory Academy Lower Campus
  • African-Centered College Preparatory Academy at Southeast High School
  • Border Star Montessori School
  • George Washington Carver Dual Language School
  • Foreign Language Academy
  • Harold Holliday, Sr. Montessori School
  • Lincoln College Preparatory Academy
  • Lincoln College Preparatory Academy Middle School
  • Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts

Also, KCPS families can apply online for the Kansas City Virtual Academy, a virtual school option for kindergarten through 12th grade students.

Parents can apply for enrollment at or can apply through computer kiosks located at the Office of Admissions at the KCPS Board of Education building at 2901 Troost Ave. More information about 2022-2023 school year enrollment is available on the district's website.