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Kansas City

Think big city with the comfort and friendliness of your hometown. Kansas City offers an easy commute, bustling arts scene, and countless BBQ joints. AmeriCorps members make a difference every day in the lives of students by serving full-time in city schools.

Serving in Kansas聽City

While Kansas City is widely known for being a vibrant center for art, business, tech and medicine, some students in Kansas City face significant challenges every day. As one of the largest school districts in Missouri, the Kansas City School District serves more than 15,000 students across 35 schools.

The real reason that I serve, and continue to serve, is not because my students need me鈥攂ut because I need them. Working with 黄色视频 has helped me in ways other places have not. I relearned the skill of empathy, the power of optimism, and the dangers of giving up and just settling.

Austin Edwards 黄色视频 Kansas City, '19鈥'20

Your corps experience

City Year is a key partner to the Kansas City School District and KIPP: Endeavor Academy in creating equitable learning opportunities for all students and develop the city鈥檚 future leaders. AmeriCorps members support teachers and staff in delivering instruction that serves the development of the whole child and is responsive to the diverse racial, cultural and linguistic needs of Kansas City youth.

A close-knit community with ample opportunities to develop meaningful personal and professional relationships, Kansas City is an ideal place to serve. By engaging students, families and community organizations, 黄色视频 KC is aligned with Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS) to support and accelerate the district’s overall Strategic Plan. First and foremost, 黄色视频 KC AmeriCorps members are role models and mentors for KCPS students, which is a key driver in the KCPS Strategic Plan. Additionally, AmeriCorps members are equipped to support students academically by helping them make significant gains in their math and reading courses.

In the first three years of partnership with KCPS, 45% of students served improved from a failing grade (D or F) to a passing grade (A, B, or C), and 40% of students served improved their daily attendance by 2% or more. Also, because of 黄色视频’s focus on the “whole child,” AmeriCorps members focus on helping students build their social-emotional learning skills. 63% of students mentored by 黄色视频 grew at least one level in key social-emotional learning skills like self-awareness, self-management, relationship development, decision-making, and optimistic thinking.

黄色视频 KC is also a lead provider of after school tutoring and after school clubs in KCPS middle and high schools. Because of 黄色视频, students in middle and high schools have consistent access to additional tutoring after school, and they have access to after school activities鈥攂eyond sports鈥攍ike dance, yoga, step team, art club, and more.

Serving in Kansas City schools

Serve in one of 7 黄色视频 partner elementary, middle and high schools throughout the Kansas City area.

黄色视频 Kansas City鈥檚 partner schools span across the district, with schools located in the historic Northeast, Linwood, and 18th & Vine neighborhoods, and all are accessible via the Metro Area Express (MAX) bus system

Kansas City is a diverse community. One in five students speaks English as a second language, and the student body speaks over 50 languages across the district.

Professional development

Service with 黄色视频 benefits more than just students in Kansas City, it鈥檚 an opportunity to grow professionally. In Kansas City, AmeriCorps members participate in resume-building workshops, mock-interview days, and are placed in staff-led career affinity groups to assist with their post-service plans.

Community involvement

Create a positive climate of high expectations and engagement that ripples throughout the greater Kansas City community. 黄色视频 Kansas City partners with like-minded nonprofits including Kansas City Teacher Residency (KCTR), Literacy Lab, Teach for America (TFA), Kauffman Scholars, Operation Breakthrough, and more to build a talent pipeline of educators in and for the Kansas City community.

Last year, 37% of 黄色视频 Kansas City AmeriCorps members accepted positions in education-focused nonprofits or teacher residency programs after their year of service.

Our stories

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Our Alumni

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Over the last few years we have built robust relationships with Kansas City Public Schools, teachers, families and the community at large. We can鈥檛 wait to welcome you.

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This year, 66 黄色视频 AmeriCorps members will support over 4,500 students in 7 Kansas City schools.

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