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North Kansas City High School

Welcome to Northtown, Home of the Hornets!

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!

Chess Team takes 2nd at MU! Learn more!

5th place in Humorous Interpreation, 4th place in Dramatic Interpreation and Public Forum Debate! See all results!

Band Takes 3rd in field and 4th in drumline. See all results!

Scholar Bowl Qualifies for Nationals for the 10th year in a row! Learn more! 

Band Halftime Show Drone Video A band parent with a drone camera made this video of the band's halftime show. Check it out! 

Seven Vocalists from NKC selected for All-District Choir!  Learn more! 

Parent/Teacher Conferences are October 28 & 30th. Learn more! 


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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
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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