The purpose of the Department of Students in Transition is to meet the unique needs of homeless children and youth. Because homeless children face many obstacles to an appropriate education, such as lack of transportation and resources, frequent school changes, loss of school records, and emotional stress, special programs are necessary.
The Department of Students in Transition is designed to facilitate the enrollment, attendance and success of homeless children and youth within KCPS. All school districts in Missouri are required to provide needed services to homeless children. The department receives funding for the program through the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Grant Program.
Phone: (816) 418-8679