There are two official start dates for the 2012-2013 school year for Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools (KCKPS) students. Friday, August 10 will be the first full day of classes for K-5, plus 6th grade students at all middle schools and 9th grade students at Washington, Wyandotte, Schlagle and Harmon high schools. At Sumner Academy of Arts and Science, 8th grade students and students new to Sumner Academy will begin classes on Friday, August 10. There will be a full day of classes for students at all grade levels on Monday, August 13.
Elementary students, and students entering middle and high school, will start school a day before the first full day of classes, in order to allow these students a chance to get oriented to a new environment and building.
Parents of elementary and middle school students who are new to the district may call the district's Student Services Office, (913) 279-2248, with questions concerning the school their child will attend and enrollment information.
The KCK Public Schools do not charge enrollment fees or textbook rental fees. Students may be required to pay for items used for individual projects in woodworking, arts, etc. Students will be charged for lost or damaged textbooks and supplies.
Elementary students are eligible to ride the bus to school if they live .8 or further from the school. Middle and high school students are eligible to ride the bus to school if they live 1.5 or further from the school.
Meal prices for the 2012-2013 school year are as follows:
Parents may prepay for school meals by sending money to the cafeteria manager or by going online at kckps.org, mouse over "Parents" in the top navigation bar, and clicking on "Online Payments." Incentives are available for prepaid meals.
Parents who have a child who is entering the school district for the first time should bring the following items with them at the time of enrollment:
Each school has various requirements for school supplies. Please contact your child's school for a supply list. Contact information for each of our schools is on the School Directory web page. If you are unable to get your school's supply list, click here for a generic elementary supply list .pdf.
Except as provided in Board of Education Policy 188.8.131.52.0 Attendance Policy for Non-Resident Students of District Employees, non-resident students shall be required to pay tuition in an amount to be annually set by the Board of Education.
Amounts received as tuition for enrollment and attendance of non-resident students shall be deposited in the general fund of the district. Payment of tuition must be made in advance annually or on a semester basis.
The tuition rate for the 2012-2013 school year is $1,310.
NOTE: BOTH sets of the following documents need to be completed.