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The Plaza Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
All
Year Founded
1974
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
60 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
52%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
The Plaza Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
8 students
List of Courses Offered
Average ACT score
24
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Anime Club, Gardening, Video Game Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes, Beat Academy full studio music class

School Notes

  • http://www.plazaacademy.org/what-we-do.html
  • The Plaza Academy is a school in which our staff, students, and parents work together to achieve academic, social, and familial success for teenagers who have been unsuccessful at traditional schools. We offer rigorous college preparatory academics in an environment that encourages critical and creative thinking through both verbal and written expression. The Plaza Academy designs curricula to meet the needs of teenagers and their families as we prepare students for college and other post-high school environments.  Our civic education model and therapeutic curriculum teaches our students to take control and have ownership over their own livelihood.   The Plaza Academy prepares our non-traditional learners for their type of adult success whether they matriculate to college and/or enter the workforce directly to begin providing for themselves.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

Does The Plaza Academy offer a summer program?

Yes, The Plaza Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What is The Plaza Academy's ranking?

The Plaza Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for: Highest percentage of students of color and Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.

When is the application deadline for The Plaza Academy?

The application deadline for The Plaza Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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The average private school tuition in Kansas City, MO is $10,325 for elementary schools and $12,631 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).

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