Every student in KC deserves the opportunity to achieve success.

COVID-19 Education Relief Fund

SchoolSmartKC has announced awards from the COVID-19 Education Relief Fund. These awards total $1,546,477 and represent 37 organizations.

Kansas City Public Schools

We are proud of our support and partnerships with the Kansas City Public School District (KCPS). 

Talent Development

SchoolSmartKC is expanding our work in Talent Development with a focus on building representation for educators of color.

Show Me KC Schools

SchoolSmartKC’s partnership with Show Me KC Schools is among our longest-standing partnerships.

Together, we can close the achievement gap in Kansas City

Since 2017 we have worked to close the achievement gap for students. Now we are focusing on harnessing the collective power of our community to tackle the systemic issues that exist for students and continue to move the needle for EVERY child attending a public school.

Our Model

SchoolSmartKC Our Model Cityscape
SchoolSmartKC Teacher helping student

Starting Smart

SchoolSmartKC supports the sustainable foundation for any quality school system: a robust, “SchoolSmart” constituency of families that are informed about school quality and empowered to take action.

SchoolSmartKC Parent and Teacher Talking

Investing in Success

SchoolSmartKC makes substantial, data-driven, coordinated investments to expand and fortify quality school offerings, while also promoting the improvement of schools through providing critically needed support.


Demanding Quality

SchoolSmartKC serves as an unyielding voice for quality education by nurturing practical, system-wide policy changes for sustained improvement.


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