Online enrollment for KCPS Signature Schools begins today


Johanna Pounds
Editorial Assistant
Northeast News

KANSAS CITY – Online enrollment for Kansas City Public School signature schools begins today. A new online process is available to families to apply for enrollment for the 2019-2020 academic school year.

According to a recent release from Ray Weikal, KCPS Interim Public Information Officer, the nine KCPS Signature Schools feature unique themes and challenging programs tailored for highly motivated students with specialized interests. Each Signature School has its own enrollment standards and is free for any qualifying child that lives within the KCPS boundaries. These schools include:

·       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 Middle School

·       Lincoln College Preparatory Academy High School

·       Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts

Applications can be submitted online at Parents who do not have internet access at home can apply using computer kiosks through the Office of Admissions at the KCPS Board of Education building, which is located at 2901 Troost Ave. in Kansas City, Mo.; applications cannot be submitted at individual schools. The Office of Admissions online application kiosks will be available from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, Dec. 5-7, and 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Dec. 10-21.

Families who want to use the new digital application process can get remote technical support from KCPS by calling 816-418-7888. The Office of Admissions will be closed Dec. 24 through Jan. 4 for the regular winter break. Online applications will still be accepted during these dates, but technical support will not be available.

The deadline to apply for Signature School enrollment is Friday, Feb. 15. Visit to learn more about the KCPS Signature Schools and how to enroll for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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