Frequently Asked Questions

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What is a charter school?

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Charter schools are nonsectarian, secular public schools of choice that provide parents an alternative to traditional public schools. They are free and open to all students in the districts where they operate, and are accountable for specific results.

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Who can apply?

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Any student who lives within the Kansas City Public School District boundries is eligible to apply.

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Do I apply separately if I'm interested i more than one campus?

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Yes. Please fill out a separate application form for each desired campus.

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How does the lottery system work?

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As a charter school, if we receive more students than we have spots available, we are required by law to hold a lottery to determine which students will have the opportunity to attend. Many charter schools have wait lists and may admit more students from the wait list as spots become available.

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How can I apply?

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Please fill out an Application Form and submit it to the school’s front office, via mail, fax, or in person. You can also apply online at school web sites: www.kcfsi.org- www.kcfse.org - www.frontierstem.org.

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Does it matter where I live?

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Student must live within the boundaries of the Kansas City Public School District to attend Frontier Schools.Zip Codes are:
64101 64102 64105 64106 64108 64109 64110 64111 64112 64113 64114 64120 64123 64124 64125 64126 64127 64128 (entire) 64129 64130 64131 64132 64133 (partial) 64138 (partial)

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What grade levels do you serve?

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Kindergarten through 12th Grades.

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Do you charge tuition?

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No, Frontier Schools is a tuition free public school system.

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Do you provide extra-curricular activities?

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Yes, we do provide extra-curricular activities including academic and social clubs.

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Are the students tested to be accepted to the school?

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No, since Frontier Schools is an open enrollment charter school, we do not test students as part of the admission process.

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Do you provide transportation?

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Yes, we provide transportation - free of charge.

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Do students wear uniform?

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Yes, students are required to wear a uniform.

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What are the school hours?

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For 2017-18 school year, school hours (tentative) will be 8 a.m. – 3:40 p.m.

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What is the age requirement for admission to kindergarten?

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A child is eligible for admission to kindergarten if the child reaches the age of five (5) before the first day of September of the school year beginning in that calendar year.