Dr. Cynthia Lane Announces Retirement
Check out KCPT’s latest Take Note video about farm-to-school food featuring KCKPS Director of Nutritional Services Josh Mathiasmeier. In the video, he talks about the importance of serving students fresh fruits and vegetables to promote healthy eating habits and to make a dent in childhood obesity. The Take Note program takes an in-depth look at education in the Kansas City metropolitan area, where we are, how we got here and where we need to go.
New KCKPS Video Highlights District’s Outstanding Features
Congratulations to the December Employees of the Month!
Congratulations to the December Students of the Month!

KCKPS Android App Privacy Policy

The Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools (KCKPS) receives and collects only anonymous usage data of its Andorid app users (i.e., number of active and inactive users, and number of people actively receiveing push notifications).  Other than that, the only information KCKPS has from users is that which is publicly available (such as average customer reviews of the app). We do not collect or store any personal information, nor do we use it in conjunction with our Android app.

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Weather Related School Closing Policy

When schools have to close due to snow or ice, or extreme cold, all major radio and television stations will be notified by 6 a.m. The announcement also will be posted at the top of the home page as a Newsflash, as well as on our district Facebook page, and all families will receive notification via the phone system. Text message notifications also will be sent to those who subscribe to the district's text alert system.

School closing information will be broadcast over a cooperative system formed by local radio and television stations. Stations in the cooperative, plus others that have agreed to broadcast school closings include:

    • KMBC-TV9
    • KCTV-TV5
    • WDAF-TV4
    • KSHB-TV41
    • KMBZ, AM 980
    • KCUR, FM 89.3
    • KCMO AM 710
    • La Gran D 1340 AM
    • La Playa 1480 AM

Unless covered by a special announcement, a general school closing also includes all special education classes and adult education classes.

If classes are canceled, the following personnel will be on duty unless otherwise stated: all administrators and supervisors, all 12-month employees, building staff who work more than 186 days, all custodial and maintenance staff, all campus officers, all secretaries who work more than 186 days, and all Central Office staff who work more than 186 days.

Should early dismissal be necessary during the school day, radio and TV announcements will be made and each school will be notified. Principals and teachers will be certain that no child is released until arrangements for proper supervision have been made.


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