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About North Kansas City Schools

North Kansas City Schools is an award-winning school district located just north of Kansas City's vibrant downtown. A growing district of more than 21,500 learners from grades PreK-12, students benefit daily from challenging academic curriculum. NKC Schools has earned both state and national accreditation and is recognized throughout Missouri as a leader in academic innovation. 

NKC Schools is the second-largest and among the most diverse districts in Missouri with 22 elementary schools, two sixth grade centers, four middle schools and four high schools. The school district also offers extensive pre-K options, work-based learning experiences and professional programs. NKC Schools is committed to preparing learners for success in a rapidly changing environment. Expansive gifted and honors offerings, A+ certified high schools, and a broad range of before and after school programs ensure that every learner has the opportunity to reach their unique potential.