Frontier School of Excellence

Public Charter • 6-12
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Our Mission

The mission of Frontier Schools is to empower students to discover and develop their gifts and talents; in pursuit of college readiness, productive citizenship, and lifelong learning within an atmosphere of academic excellence with a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) focus to prepare for the STEM-related jobs now projected for the American workforce meeting the needs of all, including those whose primary interest is non-STEM providing flexibility to expand in the future to a STEAM environment by adding an Arts component.

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

Points of Pride

STEM Focus
Diverse Student Body
Gifted & Talented

Frontier School of Excellence

5605 Troost Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64110
816-822-1331
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Website: http://www.kcfse.org/
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School Details

Year Established: 2011
Total Enrollment: 200
School Type: Public Charter
Sponsor: University of Missouri – Columbia
School Hours: 7:25 am - 2:10 pm

Tuition

Tuition: NO Tuition

Demographics

Feeder Schools

12%
Receive Special Ed Services
28%
English Language Learners

Specialized Programs

  • College Prep
  • Early College

Arts Programs

  • Band
  • Instrumental Music
  • Photography
  • Visual Arts

Sports Programs

  • Basketball (Boys)
  • Basketball (Girls)
  • Cheerleading (Girls)
  • Soccer (Boys)
  • Track and Field (Boys)
  • Track and Field (Girls)
  • Volleyball (Girls)

Clubs & Activities

  • Book Club
  • Chess Club
  • Coding
  • Journalism/Newspaper
  • Math Team
  • Robotics
  • Student Government

Social Services

  • College Advising
  • Dental Services
  • Health Clinic
  • Learning Support Specialists
  • School Breakfast
  • School Counselor
  • School Lunch
  • Social Worker
  • Uniform Closet
  • Vision Services

Family Engagement

  • Classroom Volunteers
  • Evening Family Events
  • Family Appreciation Events
  • Field Trip Chaperone
  • Parent Communication App
  • Parent-Teacher Association
  • Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Schoolwide Volunteers

Application Details

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

Residence: Students must live within the Kansas City Public Schools District boundaries.

How to Apply


The easiest and quickest way to apply is by utilizing the Apply Online link. Alternatively you can fill out a paper application form which is available at the front office of the campus or click this link for an English application form or this link for a Spanish application form. After completing the form, there are several ways that you
can submit it to the registration office.

You can drop it off at the school office.

You can mail or fax it to the campus.

Frontier Schools admission and enrollment policies require applicants to submit complete application form in order to be considered for admission.

Admission Preferences

  • Siblings
  • Alumni
  • Geographic
  • Free and Reduced Lunch
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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

English

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

Math

* 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

97%

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.

Student Growth

English Language Arts

Floor

This data determines if individual students, compared to their peers, are making achievement gains over time in English Language Arts.

There are three categories possible: Floor (minimum), On Track (doing just fine), and Exceeding (outperforming their peers).

Mathematics

Floor

This data determines if individual students, compared to their peers, are making achievement gains over time in Mathematics.

There are three categories possible: Floor (minimum), On Track (doing just fine), and Exceeding (outperforming their peers).

Student Outcomes

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