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Education WARRENSBURG R-VI physical education by fully SCHOOL DISTRICT certified staff members, along with services for students with The Warrensburg School special needs. District founded in 1866 is High school students can take located in Johnson County, advantage of the A+ program Missouri, and just an hour’s drive opportunities, dual credit, and from Kansas City, Missouri. The advanced placement classes in population of Warrensburg is a variety of subjects along approximately 18,823, with the classes offered in Robotics and district population at 22,074. The Broadcasting. College credit is district employs 502 staff offered through both the members who serve 3,211 University of Central Missouri students on eight campuses. The and the University of Missouri- Warrensburg District is fully Kansas City. The Service accredited by the State Board of Education and has received the comprehensive and age children. For moreLearning Program is part of the highest possible recognition, the challenging. The product of information, contact Johnsoncurriculum throughout the “Distinction in Performance” district and has recently opened JCCA’s philosophy of education County Christian Academy at award ten times since 1998. the Tiger’s Den at the middle is a student who grows in (660) 656-3307 or visit www. school where school personnel Christ-like character and jcchristianacademy.org. of classroom experience and 63 clothing for students in need. UNIVERSITY OFbecomes a lifetime learner.can get items from food toTeachers average 13 years District wide, the average undergo nationally recognizedPreparing Johnson County CENTRAL MISSOURIJCCA students periodically percent hold advanced degrees. student-to-teacher ratio is 15 to 1. achievement testing. This allows Founded in 1871, thestudents and adults for rewarding careers is possible school officials to determine University of Central Missouri is leader in the integration of overall student progress and a comprehensive state universitythrough the Warrensburg AreaThe Warrensburg district is a technology into instruction. performance in comparison to that transforms students intoCareer Center. It offers Students and staff utilize national academic standards. lifelong learners. UCMprograms in technology thirty-four hundred computers information management, According to a cumulative accomplishes this goal by and nine hundred iPads, the computer programming, three-year study of JCCA’s SAT offering engaged learning and majority of these being nursing, automobile scores, JCCA students perform future-focused academics with a specifically provided for students mechanics, agriculture, in the 70-90th percentile range worldly perspective in a culture to use in classroom lessons. The building trades, office compared to same age/grade of service. UCM graduates district has a particularly strong program of providing teacher students nationally and possess the knowledge, skillstechnology, and cosmetology. professional development on JOHNSON COUNTY academic performance and confidence to succeed and how to make the most of CHRISTIAN ACADEMY increases for typical students lead in the region, state, nation technology in their lessons. with each additional year spent and world. when they start in the district, Academy (JCCA) is committed Spread across approximatelyat the school.Johnson County Christian Teachers get two years of training and then they have additional to Academic Excellence and JCCA’s community- 1,200 landscaped acres, the options that include graduate believes Christian Education is supported tuition assistance university’s four colleges offer courses, after-school workshops, real education with an eternal program provides an income- more than 150 areas of study to in-class assistance, and intensive purpose. They have been based scholarship program. more than 13,000 students. multi-year training programs. serving Johnson County with JCCA’s commitment to Programs emphasize skills Currently there are twelve Pre-school through 8th grade academic excellence, values- needed for a successful career, classrooms with iPads for every Christian Education since based education and its and nearly 92 percent of the student, in which the teachers nurturing staff combine for an university’s graduates are1996. JCCA offers children an receive 120 hours of professional development to effectively environment that supports and outstanding educational employed in their specialty integrate the iPads into daily reinforces the Biblical truths experience that impacts the within six months of graduation. lessons. In addition, computer and values that are taught in students, their families and their The university’s state-of-the- labs, laptop carts, and iPad carts their homes. According to community for life! art facilities include the $30 are available in all schools. national academic standards, Program options include million James C. Kirkpatrick The system has a Preschool JCCA students typically rank pre-school and K4 Library and the $20.5 million program, full-day kindergarten within the top 20 percent of (kindergarten preparation), Student Recreation and program, early childhood special their class. kindergarten through 8th grade, Wellness Center. The adjacent education, and before and after JCCA provides an before and after school Morrow-Garrison complex school child care. Each environment that is safe and programs, summer school serves state needs for elementary school has a media nurturing, combined with an options, and year-round day programs offered by the center and offers art, music, and academic program that is care for infants through school Department of Nutrition and the 8


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