Pembroke Hill School – Lower School

Independent Private • K-5

Our Mission

Together, cultivating the best in each, for the benefit of all

Tuition Amount: $21,170
NO Transportation provided
Before and After-Care Available

Points of Pride

Small class sizes with two teachers in each classroom from early childhood through fifth grade.
Dedicated science lab and teacher beginning in grade 1
Extensive after school club, music and athletic options available.

Pembroke Hill School – Lower School

400 W 51st St
Kansas City, MO 64112
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School Details

Year Established: 1910
Total Enrollment: 381
School Type: Independent Private
School Hours: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


Tuition Amount: $21,170


Feeder Schools

Receive Special Ed Services
English Language Learners

Specialized Programs


  • Band
  • Ceramics
  • Choir
  • Drawing
  • Drum/Percussion
  • Film
  • Instrumental Music
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Visual Arts

Sports Programs

  • Rock Climbing (Boys)
  • Yoga
  • Wrestling (Boys)
  • Volleyball (Girls)
  • Volleyball (Boys)
  • Track and Field (Girls)
  • Track and Field (Boys)
  • Tennis (Girls)
  • Tennis (Boys)
  • Swimming (Girls)
  • Swimming (Boys)
  • Softball
  • Soccer (Girls)
  • Soccer (Boys)
  • Rock Climbing (Girls)
  • Baseball
  • Lacrosse (Girls)
  • Lacrosse (Boys)
  • Golf (Girls)
  • Golf (Boys)
  • Football
  • Field Hockey
  • Diving (Girls)
  • Diving (Boys)
  • Cross Country (Girls)
  • Cross Country (Boys)
  • Cheerleading (Girls)
  • Basketball (Girls)
  • Basketball (Boys)

Clubs & Activities

  • Debate
  • Student Government

Social Services

  • Learning Support Specialists
  • School Counselor
  • School Lunch
  • School Nurse

Family Engagement

  • Classroom Volunteers
  • Evening Family Events
  • Family Appreciation Events
  • Field Trip Chaperone
  • Parent Communication App
  • Parent Education Programs
  • Parent-Community Association
  • 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.

Application Open: September 1, 2021
Kindergarten Cutoff: July 31
Offer Date: March 1, 2020

How to Apply

You can apply online at If you have questions about the application process or are interested in signing up for a tour, please call Samantha Piper, Assistant Director of Admissions, at 816-936-1231.

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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