"It takes a village to raise a child" - African Proverb

Important parts of the Center School District village are the many partnerships with community organizations that support our students and staff. Faith communities, businesses, civic groups, non-profit organizations and dedicated individuals all come together to provide invaluable services for our schools.

Examples of just a few of our community partners include:

  • Caring for Kids Network

  • Center Friends

  • NASB

  • Lead to Read Kansas City

  • Serve the World Charities

  • Swope Health Services

  • Marlborough Community Coalition

  • Evangel Church

  • Colonial Presbyterian Church

  • Holmeswood Baptist Church

  • The Kirk of Kansas City

  • A. L. Huber

  • South KC Chamber of Commerce

  • Center Planning & Development

  • Prep-KC

  • Ewing M. Kauffman Foundation

  • Children's Services Fund of Jackson County

  • Baptist-Trinity Lutheran Legacy Foundation

  • KC Stem Alliance

If you or your organization are interested in supporting Center students or teachers, please contact Director of Communications & Development, Rick Chambers at