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Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year at John F. Kennedy Elementary School!  We are pleased to serve you and your child in the coming school year.

ALL K-5 Parents – Lunch is NO LONGER FREE!  Please fill out an application for “Free and/or Reduced Lunch” as soon as possible to avoid lunch charges.  The application is available on the KCKPS website or call us at 913-627-4950 for guidance on this. 

School hours (Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri) are 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  School begins promptly at 9:00 a.m. Please do not drop off your child before 8:30 a.m. and promptly pick-up your child each day by 4:00 p.m. On Wednesdays, school dismisses early at 2:00 p.m. as KCKPS releases students early each Wednesday for staff training.  On Wednesdays, please pick up your child by 2:00 p.m.

Thank you in advance for sending your children to us every day. They are precious! Please let me know if there is anything we can do to help you or your child.

dr. bob wilcox

Principal of John F. Kennedy Elementary School



Start Time: 9:00 a.m.
Dismissal Time: 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday Early Release Time: 2:00 p.m.

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KCKPS-TV Livestream

KCKPS-TV  is the cable access channel for Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools. The district’s Communications Office operates and manages KCKPS-TV, which airs content 24-hours, every day of the week.

We provide a variety of viewing options 
for the public to access and watch public meetings and district programming on KCKPS-TV.