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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 177 public schools in Kansas City, MO, serving 80,665 students.
  • Kansas City, MO public school have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Missouri public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 61% statewide average). Schools in Kansas City have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of Missouri public schools.
  • The top ranked public school in Kansas City, MO are Chapel Hill Elementary School, Nashua Elementary School and Shoal Creek Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri public school average of 29% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri public school average of 14:1.

Top Kansas City, MO Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Ac Prep Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6410 Swope Parkway
    Kansas City, MO 64132
    (816)418-7704

    Grades: PK-8 | 314 students
  • Academie Lafayette-cherry Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3421 Cherry St
    Kansas City, MO 64109
    (816)888-7400

    Grades: K-3 | 481 students
  • Academie Lafayette-oak Charter School
    Math: 68% | Reading: 88%
    Rank: Top 10%
    6903 Oak
    Kansas City, MO 64113
    (816)361-7735

    Grades: 4-8 | 488 students
  • Academy For Integrated Arts Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7910 Troost Ave
    Kansas City, MO 64131
    (816)444-1720

    Grades: PK-6 | 207 students
  • Alfred L. Renner Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 20%
    7401 Nw Barry Rd
    Kansas City, MO 64153
    (816)359-4350

    Grades: K-5 | 443 students
  • Allen Village High School Charter School
    Math: ≥50%
    706 West 42nd Street
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    (816)931-0177

    Grades: 9-12 | 186 students
  • Allen Village School Charter School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    706 W 42nd St
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    (816)931-0177

    Grades: K-8 | 419 students
  • Alternative Resource Center Alternative School
    3100 Main St Ste 206
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    (816)759-4662

    Grades: 6-12 | 14 students
  • Antioch Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 69%
    Rank: Top 30%
    2100 Ne 65th St
    Kansas City, MO 64118
    (816)321-5260

    Grades: 6-8 | 958 students
  • B W Sheperd School Special Education School
    2727 Tracy Ave
    Kansas City, MO 64109
    (816)889-3502

    Grades: K-12 | n/a students
  • B. Banneker Academy Charter School
    Math: 11% | Reading: 26%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6401 Rockhill Rd
    Kansas City, MO 64131
    (816)926-9110

    Grades: PK-8 | 357 students
  • B. Banneker Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7050 Askew
    Kansas City, MO 64132
    (816)418-1850

    Grades: PK-6 | 441 students
  • Barry School Math: 47% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2001 Nw 87th Terr
    Kansas City, MO 64154
    (816)436-9623

    Grades: 5-8 | 382 students
  • Bell Prairie Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 84%
    Rank: Top 5%
    3000 Ne 108th St
    Kansas City, MO 64156
    (816)321-5020

    Grades: PK-5 | 771 students
  • Blue Ridge Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6410 Blue Ridge Blvd
    Kansas City, MO 64133
    (816)268-7200

    Grades: K-5 | 396 students
  • Boone Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    8817 Wornall Rd
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    (816)349-3613

    Grades: K-5 | 318 students
  • Border Star Montessori Magnet School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 50%
    6321 Wornall Rd
    Kansas City, MO 64113
    (816)418-5150

    Grades: PK-6 | 406 students
  • Briarcliff Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 30%
    4100 Nw Briarcliff Rd
    Kansas City, MO 64116
    (816)321-5030

    Grades: K-5 | 341 students
  • Brookside Charter Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1815 East 63 Street
    Kansas City, MO 64130
    (816)531-2192

    Grades: PK-5 | 428 students
  • Brookside Charter Middle School Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1815 East 63rd Street
    Kansas City, MO 64130
    (816)531-2192

    Grades: 6-8 | 202 students
  • Carver Dual Language School Magnet School
    Math: 23% | Reading: 26%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4600 Elmwood Ave
    Kansas City, MO 64130
    (816)418-4925

    Grades: PK-6 | 340 students
  • Center Alternative Alternative School
    8434 Paseo
    Kansas City, MO 64131
    (816)349-3662

    Grades: 7-12 | n/a students
  • Center Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8401 Euclid
    Kansas City, MO 64132
    (816)349-3444

    Grades: K-5 | 349 students
  • Center For Educ. Development Alternative School
    2000 Ne 46th St
    Kansas City, MO 64116
    (816)413-5000

    Grades: K-12 | n/a students
  • Center Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    326 E 103rd St
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    (816)612-4000

    Grades: 6-8 | 539 students
  • Center Senior High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: PS%
    8715 Holmes
    Kansas City, MO 64131
    (816)349-3330

    Grades: 9-12 | 662 students
  • Central Academy Of Excellence Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: PS%
    3221 Indiana
    Kansas City, MO 64128
    (816)418-2005

    Grades: 9-12 | 499 students
  • Central Middle School Math: 6% | Reading: 19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3611 East Linwood
    Kansas City, MO 64128
    (816)418-2100

    Grades: 7-8 | 399 students
  • Chapel Hill Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 90%
    Rank: Top 1%
    3220 Ne 67th Terr
    Kansas City, MO 64119
    (816)321-5040

    Grades: K-5 | 542 students
  • Chouteau Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3701 N Jackson
    Kansas City, MO 64117
    (816)321-5050

    Grades: PK-5 | 416 students
  • Citizens Of The World Charter Charter School
    3435 Broadway
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    (816)499-8000

    Grades: K-2 | 221 students
  • Clardy Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 77%
    Rank: Top 20%
    8100 N Troost
    Kansas City, MO 64118
    (816)321-5060

    Grades: K-5 | 493 students
  • Compass Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    11115 Bennington
    Kansas City, MO 64137
    (816)316-7750

    Grades: 1-6 | 361 students
  • Congress Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 69%
    Rank: Top 50%
    8150 N Congress Ave
    Kansas City, MO 64153
    (816)359-4230

    Grades: 7-8 | 952 students
  • Contract Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3708 Linwood
    Kansas City, MO 64128
    (816)418-2200

    Grades: PK-12 | n/a students
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