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North Kansas City High School

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Mission Statement

NKCHS will establish a supportive learning community, which fosters creativity and curiosity and promotes critical thinking.  NKCHS will create a challenging learning environment which encourages effective communication and compassion and that develops positive contributors to our global community.

Vision Statement

A learning community where we appreciate and foster civility and success for all.


North Kansas City High School has been designated by The Washington Post as one of the nations most challenging high schools, ranking in the top 10% for the 5th year in a row.  It's a great time to be a hornet!

Alec Short Qualifies for the National Speech and Debate tournament by placing 1st in Dramatic Interpretation. Learn more!

NKC Band and Orchestra Earn High Ratings at MSHSAA Large Group Contest

NKC Orchestra Sweeps Chicago Festival Learn more! 

Two Seniors Selected as Missouri 100 Scholars. Read more!

Two Students Qualify to State in Speech and Debate Learn more!

NKC Cheer is the NCA National Champion! Learn more!

Four NKC Students Selected to the Missouri Fine Arts Academy! Learn more! 

Learn more about Off Campus programs! Watch a video! Visit the counseling website for more information.

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About Us

North Kansas City

High School

Est. 1925

"Where the tradition continues with an eye towards the future"

Office Hours

7:00 A.M.


3:00 P.M.

Monday - Friday

620 E 23rd Avenue
North Kansas City, MO 64116
Phone: (816) 413-5900
Activities: (816) 413-5938
Attendance: (816) 413-5901
Nurse: (816) 413-5902
Fax: (816) 413-5905
© 2014 North Kansas City Schools       2000 NE 46th Street       Kansas City, Missouri 64116-2042       P: (816) 413-5000      F:  (816) 413-5005

Nationally & State Accredited

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