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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District News

  • Transportation's Hiring Event: Test Drive Tuesday

    Join the RQS Transportation Department for their first ever #TestDriveTuesday hiring event happening Tues., Aug. 16 from 2 - 4 p.m. This isn’t just any hiring event – this will be your opportunity to feel what it’s like to drive a school bus! Interested persons can apply & interview on-site.

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  • Wellness Center Back to School Event

    Mark your calendars! The Wellness Center is excited to host a back-to-school event on Sat., Aug. 27, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Come enjoy a free guest pass that includes entrance to the pool, access to the fitness equipment & walking track, & fitness classes. Click here to check out the flyer.

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  • 2022-23 School Meal Information

    During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the USDA made it possible for school nutrition programs to serve students free breakfast & lunch through waivers. For the 2022-23 school year the district will be returning to regularly priced meals. For more information click here.

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  • District Early Education Program Awarded Truman Foundation Grant

    Congratulations to one of the district’s early childhood education programs, Parents as Teachers (PAT), for being awarded a Truman Heartland Community Foundation grant. Read more!

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    10750 E 350 Highway
    Raytown, MO 64138

    Martha Cockerell
    Executive Director

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    Dona & Bob Kessel

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    Louis Bradbury



    Charlotte Belger

    Kim & Kevin Bielawski

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    Jill & Terry Pickett

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