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Oak Park High School: Engage. Explore. Empower.

Our Mission as the Oak Park family is to Engage students to Explore possibilities that Empower them to make a positive difference in their community through a school distinguished by relevant inspiring learning experiences, respectful caring relationships and responsible culture of bold innovation.


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825 NE 79th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64118

Phone: (816)321-5320
Attendance: 321-5322
Nurse: 321-5323
Fax: 321-5321
Counseling: 321-5325

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2017-2018 Semester 1


Our Mission as the Oak Park family is to

Engage students to
Explore possibilities that
Empower them to make a positive difference in their community
through a school distinguished by:

  • relevant inspiring learning experiences
  • respectful caring relationships
  • responsible culture of bold innovation.

Strategic Objectives

  • Every student will develop a personalized foundation of learning.
  • Every student will develop perseverance and confidence that will empower each individual to make a positive impact.
  • Every student will take responsibility for self, peers, school, and community.


  • We will ensure innovative, challenging, and engaging learning experiences for all students.
  • We will integrate feeder schools and community to unite our Oak Park family.
  • We will establish a culture of ownership and accountability.
  • We will develop and maintain a physical environment that supports our mission and is worthy of our Oak Park family. 
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Oak Park Business Partners


Allied Refreshment Company

Barnes & Noble - Zona Rosa

Carlitos Mexican Food

City of Gladstone

Donna's Academy of Hair Design

Friendly Bean Coffee Company

Gashland United Methodist Church

Gladstone Area Chamber of Commerce

Gladstone Bowl

Hy-Vee - Gladstone

Marx Family Dental

Minit Mart

Mosaic Life Care - Shoal Creek Location

North Kansas City Kiwanis Club

PepperJax Grill

Reed Portrait Group

St. Luke's North Hospital

Security Bank of Kansas City

Squid Screen Printing

The Laughing Place Bakery

Please click here for more information regarding Business Partnerships.

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Welcome to Oak Park High, Home of the Northmen!

We are proud to announce that Oak Park was recently named a National Model High School by the International Center for Leadership in Education specifically for our High Expectations. We are one of only eight National Model High Schools for 2018. We are very proud and want to thank you for making it possible.

Administrators will be traveling to Orlando in June to be recognized and to share our story to over 5,000 educators and leaders from across the country.

Applications to join AVID for 2018-2019 are available now.  Your student can pick up an application in the counseling center, main office, AVID office 140A or AVID room N215.  You can also apply online.  Applications are due by Mar 2 at 3 pm.  Parent informational meetings will be February 6 at Parent Teacher Conferences and March 6 at Freshmen Night.  Please contact your student’s counselor with any questions. 

Ties and Tiaras Dance
School Student Council is hosting the 3rd Annual Future Oakies Ties and Tiaras Dance. It will be held on Sunday, March 11th from 2:00-4:00pm at Oak Park High School. Tickets are $7.50 for adults and $5 per child. There will be snacks, games, photo ops, and lots of dancing for the little ones in the community. To purchase tickets, visit: We hope to see you there!

First Semester Honor Roll
Congratulations to our students who worked hard Fall semester to make it onto our Principal and Northmen Honor Rolls!

Northmen Pride Newsletter

Oak Park's Fall 2017-18 newsletter is now available to read!  Check out what's going on at Oak Park. Email's and links are clickable.

Mid-Continent Public Library offers students K-12 live homework help from It is FREE. Students just need to register and get a card. will connect students with live, expert tutors for one-to-one help with their homework assignments. They can use from their home computer or inside the library to complete assignments and improve grades. 

Direct questions about the program to Mid Continent Public Library at Register to get a card at The link to get started is:


 New for 2017-2018 Enrollment:
Back-to-School registration for all students will be processed online! Families will have convenient 24 hours a day, seven days a week access to the registration site.  It will be available to you in July.

You will follow these 2 steps to complete registration:

    • Follow the link in the Parent Portal to complete the registration process. (when it becomes available)

You will still need to provide us with proof of residence and your current immunization record. You can bring this in anytime during the summer months to beat the enrollment crowds!

If you have questions or do not have Internet access, please contact us at 816-321-5320.
We will have computers available at open enrollment August 7 from 4:00-7:00pm & August 8 from 12:00-5:00pm.



All Oak Park Athletes for the 2017-2018 school year will need to have a PRIVIT account to be eligible to participate.  Click the link above to create your account.  Instructions on how to create your account can be found here

Beginning with the Class of 2019, all graduating seniors from NKC Schools are required to have 20 Service to Community Hours — a requirement to be completed by the end of the student's first semester of their senior year. To learn more about the community service hours requirement

Community Service Hours Form
List of Northland Charities 
List of OP Opportunities 
List of Opportunities for A+ and Community Service at Linden West Elementary

For a full description of all the graduation requirements, check the Career & Planning Education Guide 

WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE between A+ hours and Community Service Hours? click here


Do you ever wonder what the different ACT scores can get you? Check out this list of schools that offer various scholarships based on your ACT score. 

The ACT is an achievement test, measuring what a student has learned in school. The ACT has up to 5 components: English, Mathematics, Reading, Science, and an optional Writing Test. The ACT® college readiness assessment is a curriculum- and standards-based educational and career planning tool that assesses students’ academic readiness for college. Please view here for more information.



To qualify for Bright Flight, a student must be in the top 3% of his or her statewide high school class as determined by normalized tests, the ACT and SATcomposite scores. To date, a score of 31 or above on the ACT. Below is a list of the amazing young minds at Oak Park who have achieved a score of 31 or higher on the ACT.

Do you have children at more than one district school? Wouldn’t it be helpful if you could see multiple schools’ calendars together? Now, you can! (See how here)

Become part of Oak Park’s Alumni Courtyard by purchasing a granite legacy paver. What was previously known as the Main Courtyard has been renovated and updated to recognize our Alumni, their families, and staff members. Pavers can be purchased to recognize the families, influential teachers, previous classes, or other members of the OP Family you would like to acknowledge.  The funds will be used to continue to make improvements to Oak Park. Contact Susan Hiland with any questions.

If you are interested in purchasing a legacy plate that will be displayed at the OP Softball Complex please order here.  For questions contact Coach Smothers at (417)437-2853 or via email.

If you would like to donate in honor of Dr. Dan Kahler to 
The Dr. Dan Kahler Innovative Teaching Grants Program you may contact Jan Lewis at (816) 321-5550. Or you may donate to the Oak Park Alumni Fund.  Donations to either may be sent to NKC Schools Education Foundation at 2000 NE 46th St. Kansas City, MO 64116.

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