Welcome to Raytown Educational Foundation

  • Preschool students using colorful gears History
    Established in 1992, the Raytown Educational Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing grants, scholarships, programs and recognition to students and staff in Raytown Quality Schools. The foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees comprised of patrons, educators, parents, business and community leaders. The Board of Trustees volunteer their time, talents and resources to serve Raytown Quality Schools.

    The Raytown Educational Foundation’s mission is to support unique programs that enhance the tradition of excellence in Raytown Quality Schools.

    Raytown Quality Schools’ students will have opportunities and experiences that prepare them to be contributing members of the community.


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  • Boy dressed as a Super Hero on a climbing wall


    Scanning the Horizon for Other Super Heroes

    There were plenty of K-1 Platinum level super heroes who earned time on the "big kid" playground at Westridge. Hard work pays off.


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  • 2017 Grocery Grab winner holding a long receipt


    Grocery Grab is Back!

    See Eileen. See Eileen smile. Eileen grabbed $2,717 worth of groceries as a finalist in last year's Cosentino's Grocery Grab. Buy a $5 coupon. Get $5 off your purchase of $50 or more of groceries AND get entered to win the Grand Prize. REF gets $5. Win-Win! Read more ...

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  • Group of students holding REF mugs with Dr. Markley and Mrs. Cockerell


    Mugs Up!

    Following the Raytown Area Chamber luncheon, South High students join Superintendent, Dr. Markey, and Executive Director, Martha Cockerell, in a toast to REF. Cheers!

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  • Lauren and Amy holding an oversized check


    Always More to Learn

    Congratulations to Lauren Brentlinger, Raytown South High School Family and Consumer Sciences teacher, for receiving this year's scholarship. Read more ...

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    10750 E 350 Highway
    Raytown, MO 64138

    Martha Cockerell
    Executive Director

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