Welcome to Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools!

KCKPS is a nationally recognized urban public school district located in Wyandotte County. Reported through the 2020 United States Census, Kansas City, Kansas currently has a total population of 156,607.

KCKPS is the largest school district in Wyandotte County and the fifth largest school district in the state of Kansas with just over 22,000 students enrolled.

OUR VISION

Striving to become one of the Top 10 School Districts in the Nation.

OUR MISSION

Each student exits high school prepared for college and careers in a global society; at every level, performance is on track and on time for success.

OUR GOAL

Inspiring Excellence: Every Grownup, Every Child, Every Day.

DISTRICT HIGHLIGHTS

 

  • Bertram Caruthers Elementary School named 2021 National ESEA Distinguished School
  • Sumner Academy of Arts & Science named #1 on U.S. News Best Kansas High Schools list. (2019,2020,2021)
  • Sumner Academy of Arts & Science named #6 on U.S. News Nations Best High Schools for 2021
  • New Stanley Elementary named 2019 National ESEA Distinguished School
  • Home to the 2019 Kansas Teacher of the Year, Whitney Morgan

The vision of the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools is to be one of the Top 10 School Districts in the Nation.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS