Welcome!

Thank you for your interest in CS#1. This is a truly unique school tucked right in the middle of Kansas City.  If you are looking for a creative approach to elementary education, you've come to the right place.

We think our videos convey what we're all about better than words ever could. Please take glimpse into our school and our community to learn about who we are and what we do, presented by the folks that know us best.

Quick Peek

This video is a glimpse into the curiosity, creativity and community that are the foundations of a CS#1 education. 

Deep Dive

Grab a cup of coffee, a comfy chair and soak up this video goodness if you really want to know what we're all about. You'll get to visit our classroom and see the students out in the Kansas City community. You'll hear from students, teachers, parents and alumni about what CS#1 has meant to them. You'll even get to virtually meet Gimmick, our class bunny. Prepare to feel some feels!

Learn More

Like what you see? Set up a tour here! The best way to see what makes CS#1 so very special is to take a peek into our daily life on a student-led tour of the school.

In the meantime, here are some links you may find helpful in getting to know us.

Join us for the annual CS#1 play on Friday, May 4th! This year we're presenting the Greek Mythical Drama.

Admissions Info: This page will walk you through our admissions process and includes links to some useful forms.

What We're All About: Check out the "CS#1 Education" section to learn what we're all about. We combine strong academics with the arts in a one-room classroom setting, which makes for a truly innovative education.

Testimonials: Current and alumni members of the community share what CS#1 means to their families.

Frequently Asked Questions: A great resource to answer questions you may have about the school. If you have questions that aren't answered here, please don't hesitate to contact us.

CS#1 elementary offers an academically challenging, arts-integrated elementary education, serving students in Kansas and Missouri.  Founded in 1972, CS#1 provides an option for families who are looking for a secular, affordable, intimate and high quality experience for their child.  The Mission of CS#1 is to nurture every child’s curiosity, unleash their creativity and empower them to become catalysts for positive change in their community.  CS#1 helps students develop critical thinking skills to become creative problem solvers and future community leaders. We're glad you're here!