Top 20 Best Kansas City Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 70 private schools serving 14,668 students in Kansas City, MO (there are 185 public schools, serving 76,514 public students). 16% of all K-12 students in Kansas City, MO are educated in private schools (compared to the MO state average of 12%).
The top ranked private schools in Kansas City, MO include Barstow School, Heart Of America Christian Academy and Notre Dame De Sion Grade School.
The average tuition cost is $10,659, which is lower than the Missouri private school average tuition cost of $10,660.
61% of private schools in Kansas City, MO are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Kansas City Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Outreach Christian Education
Outreach Christian Education Photo
(Christian)
2900 NE Cates Street
Kansas City, MO 64117
(816) 455-5575
Grades: NS-12
| 279 students
Barstow School
11511 State Line Rd
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 942-4054
Grades: NS-12
| 614 students
Clay-Platte Montessori School
Clay-Platte Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
5901 NW Waukomis Drive
Kansas City, MO 64151
(816) 741-6940
Grades: NS-12
| 129 students
Cristo Rey Kansas City
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
211 W Linwood Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 457-6044
Grades: 9-12
| 285 students
Faith Christian Academy
Faith Christian Academy Photo - The seven liberal arts.
(Christian)
4330 NW Cookingham Dr.
Kansas City, MO 64164
(816) 455-3513
Grades: PK-12
| 411 students
Harvest Christian School
(Christian)
(1)
4300 N Corrington Ave
Kansas City, MO 64117
(816) 455-2847
Grades: PK-8
| 83 students
Heart Of America Christian Academy
(Pentecostal)
7600 Blue Ridge
Kansas City, MO 64138
(816) 356-6380
Grades: NS-12
| 281 students
Holy Cross School
Holy Cross School Photo
(Catholic)
121 N Quincy Ave
Kansas City, MO 64123
(816) 231-8874
Grades: PK-8
| 163 students
Northland Christian Education System
Northland Christian Education System Photo - Middle School Science Class
(Christian)
(2)
10500 N. Arrowhead Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64155
(816) 548-2222
Grades: NS-12
| 556 students
Notre Dame De Sion Grade School
Notre Dame De Sion Grade School Photo
(Catholic)
(2)
3823 Locust Street
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 753-3810
Grades: NS-8
| 302 students
Notre Dame de Sion High School
Notre Dame de Sion High 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.
All-girls (Catholic)
(3)
10631 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 942-3282
Grades: 9-12
| 301 students
Oakhill Day School
Oakhill Day School Photo
7019 North Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64118
(816) 436-6228
Grades: NS-12
| 378 students
Our Lady Of The Angels
(Catholic)
4232 Mercier St
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 931-1693
Grades: K-8
| 177 students
Pembroke Hill School
Pembroke Hill School Photo
400 W 51st St
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 936-1200
Grades: NS-12
| 1,181 students
The Plaza Academy
The Plaza Academy Photo - We are a family here at Plaza Academy!
Alternative School
3930 Broadway Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 561-0770
Grades: 7-12
| 60 students
Rockhurst High School
Rockhurst High School Photo
All-boys (Catholic)
9301 State Line Rd
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 363-2036
Grades: 9-12
| 938 students
St. Elizabeth Catholic School
(Catholic)
14 W 75th St
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 523-7100
Grades: PK-8
| 420 students
St. Paul's Episcopal Day School
St. Paul's Episcopal Day School Photo - St. Paul's encourages social-emotional growth, character development, and leadership in all of our students as we provide one of the top academic educations in Kansas City.
(Episcopal)
(9)
4041 Main St
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 931-8614
Grades: NS-8
| 466 students
St. Peter's School
(Catholic)
6400 Charlotte St
Kansas City, MO 64131
(816) 523-4899
Grades: PK-8
| 523 students
St. Pius X High School
St. Pius X High School Photo
(Catholic)
1500 NE 42nd Ter
Kansas City, MO 64116
(816) 453-3450
Grades: 9-12
| 329 students
St. Teresa's Academy
All-girls (Catholic)
5600 Main St
Kansas City, MO 64113
(816) 501-0011
Grades: 9-12
| 598 students
St. Therese School
(Catholic)
7277 N Highway 9
Kansas City, MO 64152
(816) 741-5400
Grades: K-8
| 550 students
St. Thomas More School
(Catholic)
11800 Holmes Rd
Kansas City, MO 64131
(816) 942-5581
Grades: PK-8
| 538 students
Visitation School
(Catholic)
5134 Baltimore Ave
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 531-6200
Grades: K-8
| 529 students
Whitefield Academy
Whitefield Academy Photo - Because we are a Pre-K to 12th school, friendships that are formed on the playground in first grade last through senior year and beyond.
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
(15)
8929 Holmes Road
Kansas City, MO 64131
(816) 444-3567
Grades: PK-12
| 273 students
Academy Montessori Internationale
Montessori School
12501 State Line Rd
Kansas City, MO 64145
(816) 942-3307
Grades: K-5
| 70 students
Acellus Academy
11020 N Ambassador Dr Ste 120
Kansas City, MO 64153
(816) 235-3800
Grades: K-12
| 190 students
Alpha Montessori School
Alpha Montessori School Photo - Sensorial
Montessori School (Christian)
(4)
11430 Wornall Rd
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 942-5567
Grades: PK-1
| 61 students
Artstech
Alternative School
1522 Holmes St
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 461-0201
Grades: 9-12
| 68 students
Bambini Creativi
Special Program Emphasis
400 E 135th St
Kansas City, MO 64145
(816) 518-1447
Grades: PK-5
| 93 students
Calvary Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
7500 Oak St
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 595-4020
Grades: PK-8
| 174 students
Caring Hands Montessori
Montessori School
10560 N Ambassador Dr # 218
Kansas City, MO 64153
(816) 431-6176
Grades: PK-K
| 30 students
Carver Christian Academy
(Christian)
(1)
7203 Paseo Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 361-1548
Grades: NS-1
| 14 students
Child's World Montessori
Montessori School
512 Ne 107th St
Kansas City, MO 64155
(816) 734-8804
Grades: PK-K
| 35 students
Childrens Center For The Visually Impaired
Special Education School
3101 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 841-2284
Grades: NS-12
| 270 students
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Kansas City, Missouri Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
32 E 46th St
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 931-0202
Grades: PK
| 25 students
30 West 51st Street
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 531-2192
Grades: PK-6
| 113 students
9933 E 56th Street
Kansas City, MO 64133
(816) 353-4828
Grades: 5-8
| 10 students
Holy Cross Lutheran School (Closed 2006)
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
2003 Ne Englewood Road
Kansas City, MO 64118
(816) 453-7211
Grades: PK-8
| 151 students
6265 Lewis Dr
Kansas City, MO 64152
(816) 787-1515
Grades: PK-6
| 18 students
8812 E Gregory Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64133
(816) 353-1062
Grades: K-9
| 162 students
10526 Grandview Road
Kansas City, MO 64137
(816) 761-5605
Grades: PK-8
| 115 students
9020 E 51st Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64133
(816) 356-3702
Grades: PK-8
| 140 students
5809 Michigan
Kansas City, MO 64130
(816) 444-6736
Grades: PK-8
| 111 students
1001 Bennington Ave
Kansas City, MO 64126
(816) 231-5227
Grades: K-9
| 87 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Kansas City, MO?
The top ranked private schools in Kansas City, MO include Barstow School, Heart Of America Christian Academy and Notre Dame De Sion Grade School.
How many private schools are located in Kansas City, MO?
70 private schools are located in Kansas City, MO.
How much do private schools cost in Kansas City, MO?
The average tuition cost is $10,659, which is lower than the Missouri private school average tuition cost of $10,660.
How diverse are private schools in Kansas City, MO?
Kansas City, MO private schools are approximately 27% minority students, which is higher than the Missouri private school average of 20%.
What percentage of students in Kansas City, MO go to private school?
16% of all K-12 students in Kansas City, MO are educated in private schools (compared to the MO state average of 12%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Kansas City, MO?
61% of private schools in Kansas City, MO are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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