Kansas City Academy

  • Kansas City Academy provides a creative, holistic, personalized, college-preparatory education for middle and high school students. The Academy's educational program is uniquely designed to recognize, nurture, and challenge each student's personal and academic potential.
  • By openly accepting and respecting the uniqueness and worth of each individual, the Academy is a place where students feel valued, learn personal responsibility, and experience learning as interesting, challenging and relevant.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12

Student Body

Total Students74 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Kansas City Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Kansas City Academy provides a creative, holistic, personalized, college-preparatory education for middle and high school students. The Academy's educational program is uniquely designed to recognize, nurture, and challenge each student's personal and academic potential. By openly accepting and respecting the uniqueness and worth of each individual, the Academy is a place where students feel valued, learn personal responsibility, and experience learning as interesting, challenging and relevant.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kansas City
    Grades: PK-12 | 102 students
    5.1 miles
    15710 Calvary Rd.
    Kansas City, MO 64138
    (816) 358-0950
    5.1 PK-12
    102
  • Kansas City
    Notre Dame De Sion School
    Notre Dame De Sion School Photo - Centered around a shared mission, Notre Dame de Sion School aims to prepare students for socially responsible, values-based leadership in a culturally and religiously diverse world. Both our Grade School and High School Campuses embrace an “Implicit Curriculum” and an “Explicit Curriculum” rooted in the Charism of the Congregation of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Sion.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-12 | 590 students
    3.4 miles
    10631 Wornall Rd
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    (816) 942-3282
    3.4 NS-12
    590
  • Kansas City
    The Plaza Academy
    The Plaza Academy Photo - We are a family here at Plaza Academy!
    Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 60 students
    5 miles
    3930 Broadway Blvd
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    (816) 561-0770
    5 7-12
    60
  • Kansas City
    Grades: PK-12 | 149 students
    4.3 miles
    10515 Grandview Road
    Kansas City, MO 64137
    (816) 965-0186
    4.3 PK-12
    149
  • Grandview
    Grades: PK-12 | 112 students
    6.4 miles
    12340 Grandview Rd
    Grandview, MO 64030
    (816) 767-8630
    6.4 PK-12
    112

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (11 reviews)
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KCA has been extremely proactive in providing our children with a top-notch experience under the current COVID-19 conditions. The teachers spent the summer learning new digital platforms to assist with their online lessons. The school created a balanced schedule for the students to be digitally engaged with their classmates and teachers daily. KCA is consistently evaluating conditions to determine when students can return to in-person classes. The online schedule was designed to seamlessly flow with the in-person schedule once students can return to campus. We have the utmost confidence in the leadership and faculty at KCA, and we know that our children are receiving the best education possible to prepare them for their futures!
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It's not just a school, it's a welcoming community that is stimulating and encouraging intellectually. My kid is a delightful handful, and the level of support offered is unprecedented. I highly recommend it!
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This school focused on my son's strengths, his creativity & made particular efforts helping him through his tougher subjects. He never felt like a number, he felt he was part of a scholastic family. The KCA faculty & friends/student community helped him reach his full potential & is on his way to college. I do not believe he would have had this kind of support at a public school. We love KCA!
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No other school offers anything this close to the ideal for our daughter. The small student population, open atmosphere, and creative programming are all well-suited to make the most of her experience and needs. Above all it's the KCA philosophy we love – the mutual respect among students and faculty and the integrated educational approach provide a fertile environment to nurture her intellectual, social, and personal growth. Thus grounded, she is empowered to utilize her strengths with confidence and meet her challenges in an atmosphere of trust.
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We were amazed by the opportunities for creative synergy at KCA - they offer diverse programs in art(full ceramics studio), music(percussion ensemble,student band), creative writing(student publications), theatre(fall and spring plays) and award-winning student culinary team.
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I think that KCA is a great school and the teachers and students put in a lot of effort to make it a good environment.
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Kansas city academy is one of the finest schools i've ever seen, the students are kind, and welcoming, the faculty members are frendly and always wear a smile
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KCA is a small but welcoming community. I love it here because i can go to school knowing that no matter what class I'm in i will be comfortable and included in daily activities.
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Kansas City Academy has changed my life. I used to not be able to sit down and write a single word for my homework, and here I am making above average grades as opposed to incredibly below average. The students are open and accepting, the teachers are kind and compassionate to each individual, and the school environment is more than extraordinary. I love it here.
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I Love This school because it is very chill and some of the teachers are amazing at what they do. I do learn alot here the academics are just as good as public schools. Most of the people are very accepting of everyone.
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An outstanding school with a unique approach to learning. Smaller classes provide students with many opportunities to explore and learn outside the school room. The students learn critical thinking and analysis of subjects instead of merely memorizing facts. I highly recommend Kansas City Academy for any student who would prefer a smaller school.
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The average private school tuition in Kansas City, MO is $7,483 for elementary schools and $11,654 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kansas City, MO is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).