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Faxon Elementary
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Faxon Elementary is located in the heart of the urban core of Kansas City. Having a strong literacy focus, students at Faxon participate in reading, writing and talking about literature. Faxon started the 2014 school year, as a K-6 neighborhood school serving over 225 students.  Faxon was recently awarded a grant through the Missouri Preschool Project and has just opened two preschool classrooms, enrolling 20 students each.  Through some wonderful partnerships, Faxon now features a Success by Six Center, providing families educational resources to utilize with children ages birth to six. This comprehensive approach to educating students, strengthens early learning, leading to success in the intermediate grades. 

Contact Information:
(816) 418- 6525 

Neighborhood School Frequently Asked Questions 

 
Q:   Who is eligible to attend school in the Kansas City Public Schools?
A:    Any student currently residing within the boundaries of Kansas City Public Schools.
 
Q:   How do I know which Neighborhood School my child will attend?
A:    Use the "Find Your School" service. If you need clarification, you may call the Student Support & Community Services Office at 816-418-7505, or any of the Neighborhood Schools.
 
Q:   What is the age requirement for my child to enter Kindergarten?
A:   Your child must be 5 years of age before August 1.*
*Updated 4/18/13
 
Q:   Is my child eligible for transportation?
A:   Students who live 1.5 miles or more from their Comprehensive Community School are eligible for transportation. Some restrictions apply. A handbook containing more detailed transportation information is available here
 
Q:   What documents do I need to submit if I am new to the district?
A:   • A birth certificate or other official verification of birth
       • Child's current up-to-date immunization record
       • Proof of current residence (Current utility bill: electric, water, gas, home phone, cable, lease or mortgage agreement)
         If the parent or guardian is not the head of household, please use this document to prove residence.
       • Parent/guardian photo ID (Proof of Guardianship, if required)
       • Discipline records from previous school*
       • Grades/transcripts from previous school*
        *A request for records form is included in the school application packet
 
Q:   Will I be allowed to enroll my child in KCPS without having an up-to-date immunization record on file?
A:   No: Missouri law (RSMo 167.181) requires all children show proof of adequate immunizations. 
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