African-Centered College Preparatory Academy – Upper Campus
9th – 12th Grade
Daniel Sheppard, Associate Principal
3500 E. Meyer Blvd.
Kansas City, Missouri 64131
Cultivating academic excellence and leadership through a foundation of African history and culture.
African-Centered College Preparatory Academy (AC Prep) uses a culturally relevant approach so that scholars develop leadership skills, social responsibility and personal life skills. AC Prep incorporates African cultural elements and influences into the program’s environment and curriculum.
Our program uses rigorous curriculum emphasizing college prep, world languages and cultural foundations of drumming, art, drama, music, theater and dance. Expert staff utilizes this foundation to impress the importance of history, responsibility, accountability, community and pride.
Building Global Leaders
With a strong focus on academic rigor, leadership skills and the arts, our program produces self-assured, globally aware student leaders with an unwavering commitment to higher education that will make an impact on the world.
- High School Sports
- National Honor Society
- Student Council
- Pylons Gifted Program
- Cultural Arts:
- Visual Arts
- And more
Students must have a GPA of 2.35 or better, a 90% or better attendance record, and a discipline record that shows appropriate student behavior.