Private Schools in the Kansas City Area
The private schools in the Kansas City area cater to every educational need and parent philosophy. This is KidsOutAndAbout's list.
View our Special Edition Kansas City Private School Newsletter sent in November 2023.
If there is a private school that we have missed in our list below, please email us to let us know, and we'll add it promptly. Thank you!
Holy Cross Catholic School and Early Education
Welcome to Holy Cross, a preschool through eighth-grade Catholic school in the heart of Overland Park, Kansas. Our inviting community is a faith-centered space where all are welcome. Our students enjoy high-quality teaching and learning in a positive and supportive atmosphere, nurtured by teachers and staff that live their vocations as disciples of Christ. We invite you to see for yourself what makes Holy Cross Catholic School the place for you.
Kansas City Academy
Kansas City Academy is an independent middle and high school serving the Kansas City community since 1984. At KCA, our holistic education goes beyond traditional school. We create an accepting, encouraging supportive, and nurturing community. Students are empowered to find their voices, encouraged to question, and prepared to shape the future. Students learn in collaboration with teachers who challenge them and treat them with mutual respect. A Kansas City Academy education combines rigorous academic content with active, engaged teaching and community service, along with real-world projects. Though our community is small, we are always looking for others to join us. We hope you will. What happens here is transformative.
Providence School of Arts
We give children access to a quality education and to the performing arts. All of our programs offer scholarships, and tuition is income-based, making them accessible to a wide demographic regardless of background, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status. We believe that cultivating a love for learning is essential. We provide children with the highest quality of academic programs. Students who participate will be equipped with knowledge and skills for life. We believe that the arts are for all to enjoy and to experience. Our programs help children discover their creative potential and develop artistic abilities that enhance their capacity for learning. We believe that the good the news of Jesus Christ empowers children to flourish. We provide opportunities for children to build a strong foundation of faith and knowledge equipping them to live their lives for the glory of God.
The Barstow School
The Barstow School is an independent, coeducational school for preschool-grade 12 conveniently located in South Kansas City. Beginning with the first day of preschool and building with every grade and division, Barstow offers an active, engaging and rigorous STEAM-based curriculum that prepares students to be makers, doers and confident leaders. Our students have regular access to the Dan & Cassidy Towriss IDEA Space, a state-of-the art facility where classroom learning is enriched through real-world projects. Memorable lessons teach 21st century skills: creativity, collaboration, communication, critical thinking and problem solving. Our school community is connected, diverse and dedicated to excellence. Looking for the area’s best education? Start here. Go anywhere.