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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade C
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus

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6801 Holmes Rd
Kansas City, MO 64131
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University Academy is a Pre-K through 12th grade tuition free public charter school servicing the Kansas City, MO area. UA offers a rigorous curriculum and is nationally recognized as a Blue Ribbon School-Upper School (2017) along with a host of other accolades. UA offers a well-rounded fine arts program including a state-of-the-art performance theater on-site, athletic program complete with a turf-field football stadium for multi-purpose use and a robust health clinic including a UMKC Dental Clinic as well as Children's Mercy Wellness Clinic on-site and free to all students. UA is comprised of approximately 1,135 student, Pre-K through 12th grade. UA also partners with a sister organization, University Academy Foundation, that offers international travel to upperclassmen, shadows our graduates from college life and works in conjunction with alumni to place them into internships and careers of their choosing. UA educates children to prepare them to be leaders in society.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
51%
Percent Proficient - Math
56%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$96,371
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,251
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$272,601
National
$217,500

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Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
650
Free or Reduced Lunch
76%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
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Teachers in First/Second Year
31%
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