Parent Resources

Sly James

Mayor James reviews Paul Tough's latest book: How Children Succeed

kids in classroom

What should I look for in a prospective school?

Check out these 21 suggestions shared by 4 Kansas City school and education leaders.

Parent Opportunities

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Wed, November 19, 6-8 p.m. Bluford Library                         3050 Prospect Ave., KCMO

Still deciding where your child will go to kindergarten? Show Me KC Schools’ School Swap is your opportunity to learn about many of the school options available to your family. Parent representatives from the following district, charter, and private schools will be available to talk openly with you and answer questions about their family’s school experience:

Academie Lafayette • Academy for Integrated Arts • Border Star Montessori • Citizens of the World Charter Schools • Crossroads Academy • Hale Cook • Hogan Preparatory Academy • Hope Leadership Academy • Foreign Language Academy • KIPP: Endeavor Academy • Lee A. Tolbert Community Academy • Notre Dame de Sion • St. Paul's Episcopal Day School • St. Peter’s • Scuola Vita Nuova• St. Elizabeth • University Academy • Whitefield Academy • The Barstow School •