Top 10 Best Kansas City Public Preschools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 12 public preschools serving 6,259 students in Kansas City, KS. The top ranked public preschools in Kansas City, KS are Piper Elementary School, Oak Grove Elementary School and Junction Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kansas City, KS public preschools have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Kansas public pre school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 44% statewide average). Pre schools in Kansas City have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kansas public pre schools.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Kansas public preschool average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Best Kansas City, KS Public Preschools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Piper Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3131 N. 122nd
Kansas City, KS 66109
(913) 721-5000
Grades: PK-3
| 784 students
Rank: #22.
Oak Grove Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5340 Oak Grove Rd
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3900
Grades: PK-5
| 547 students
Rank: #33.
Junction Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2570 South 42nd Street
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3600
Grades: PK-5
| 283 students
Rank: #44.
Midland Trail
Math: 32% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3101 South 51st Street
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3500
Grades: PK-5
| 572 students
Rank: #55.
Turner Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 South 55th
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 630 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
John Fiske Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
625 S Valley
Kansas City, KS 66105
(913) 627-4850
Grades: PK-5
| 1,033 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Thomas A Edison Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Locust Street
Kansas City, KS 66103
(913) 627-4900
Grades: PK-5
| 335 students
Rank: #88.
Silver City Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2515 Lawrence Ave
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 627-4550
Grades: PK-5
| 293 students
Rank: #99.
M E Pearson Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
310 N 11th St
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 627-3150
Grades: PK-5
| 656 students
Rank: #1010.
Banneker Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2026 N 4th Street
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 627-4700
Grades: PK-5
| 396 students
Rank: #1111.
Bertram Caruthers Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 Waverly
Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 627-4750
Grades: PK-5
| 380 students
Rank: #1212.
Douglass Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1310 N 9th Street
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 627-5100
Grades: PK-5
| 350 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Kansas City, Kansas

Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
813 Barnett
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 627-7300
Grades: K-5
| 169 students
2540 Junction Road
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3690
Grades: 9-12
| 173 students
813 Barnett
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 627-7160
Grades: 6-12
| 419 students
334 Haskell Ave
Kansas City, KS 66104
(913) 627-4200
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
7120 Gibbs Rd
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 288-3700
Grades: 1-6
| 109 students
4410 North 107 Street
Kansas City, KS 66109
(913) 721-5000
Grades: 3-5
| 346 students
3130 North 122 Street
Kansas City, KS 66109
(913) 721-1243
Grades: PK-2
| 338 students
800 S. 55th St.
Kansas City, KS 66106
(785) 456-6278
Grades: 9-12
| 39 students

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