Points of Pride

  1. #1 End of Course (EOC) Algebra 1 scores in the district
  2. Partnership with UMKC whereby our 8th grade students earn 3 world language credits upon successful completion of coursework and assessments
  3. Annual capstone field trip to Puerto Rico to immerse students in the language and culture of Puerto Rico


Application Process

Foreign Language Academy is a KCPS signature school. Students must live within the KCPS Boundary and be five years of age by August 1 to enroll in kindergarten. Applications are available at the school or you can download one here.

Additionally, students must complete:

1.  English Language Proficiency Exam: Students must score within one grade level of their expected proficiency

2. Target Language Proficiency Exam: After the first grade, students must demonstrate language proficiency in either Spanish or Mandarin to enter this program

3. Behavior Record Review: Students must have 3 or fewer Student Conference Cards, with no referrals

4. Attendance Record Review: Students must have a minimum of 90% average daily attendance

5. Grade Review: Students, as applicable, must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher or equivalent standards-based score


School Info Last Updated: June 14, 2017