East High School

KCPS-Neighborhood • 9-12

Our Mission

We will work collaboratively, with literacy as our focus, to ensure that all students graduate and become engaging, productive citizens.

Tuition: NO Tuition
Transportation provided
No Before or After Care Available

Points of Pride

East has a diverse student population with 50 languages spoken every day; support programs are provided to help English Language Learners succeed in school.
East offers 15 different College and Career Pathway programs that allow students to earn an IRC (Industry Recognized Credential) along with their high school diploma. East’s award-winning agriculture program is the largest ag program in the western side of Missouri.
East is a Neighborhood School that serves any student where they are when they walk through the doors.

East High School

1924 Van Brunt Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64127
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Website: http://www.kcpublicschools.org/east
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Apply: http://www.enrollkc.org
East High School

School Details

Year Established: 1924
Total Enrollment: 1,117
School Type: KCPS-Neighborhood
School Hours: 7:20 am - 2:20 pm


Tuition: NO Tuition


Feeder Schools

Receive Special Ed Services
English Language Learners

Specialized Programs

  • Early College


Sports Programs

  • Baseball
  • Basketball (Boys)
  • Basketball (Girls)
  • Football
  • Soccer (Boys)
  • Soccer (Girls)
  • Swimming (Boys)
  • Swimming (Girls)
  • Tennis (Boys)
  • Tennis (Girls)
  • Track and Field (Boys)
  • Track and Field (Girls)
  • Volleyball (Girls)
  • Wrestling (Boys)

Clubs & Activities

  • Debate
  • Journalism/Newspaper
  • National Honor Society
  • Student Government

Social Services

  • School Breakfast
  • School Lunch

Family Engagement

Application Details

Although many schools have application deadlines, most continue to accept applications for available seats on an ongoing basis.

Enrollment Open: Ongoing. More information is available here.
Residence: Students must live within East High's boundaries in the East Zone of the KCPS boundaries.

How to Apply

Enroll online on the KCPS website. Submit applications online or in person at the Board of Education building, 2901 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO 64109. Applications CANNOT be submitted at schools.

Enroll at East HS
Apply: http://www.enrollkc.org

Enrollment Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Birth Certificate
  • Current Immunization Record or Religious Exemption Statement
  • Most recent report card/transcript (not required for kindergarten applicants)

Public schools also require:

  • Proof of Address (also called “Proof of Residency”)
  • Parent or guardian photo ID

Standardized Test Results


* Indicates data has been suppressed due to a small student sample.


* Indicates data has been suppressed due to a small student sample.

Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) tests are scored (or graded) according to four achievement levels: Below Basic, Basic, Proficient, and Advanced. The number shown here is the percentage of students who scored Proficient or Advanced. When comparing scores between years, please remember that the test Missouri gives has changed several times.

Please note that private schools are not required to participate in these exams.

In 2019, the average English score in Missouri was 48.7%; the average Math score was 41.9%, source

Attendance Rate 90/90


Schools strive to have at least 90% of their students achieve a 90% attendance rate because kids learn best when they’re in school.

In 2019, 87.3% of Missouri students were in attendance at least 90% of the time, source.

ACT Average Score


The ACT is a standardized test that many students take before applying to college. This is the composite score of students who took the test. Students need a score of at least 18 in order to qualify for Missouri A+ Scholarships.

In 2023, Missouri’s average ACT composite score was 20.1, source.

Graduation Rate


This is the percentage of students who graduate in 4 years.

In 2023, 89.9% of Missouri students graduated in 4 years.

Student Outcomes