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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On the Spot

  • Enrollment Center Hours Thursday, August 11

    The Enrollment Center will not open to the public until 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 11, 2022 due to staff convocation taking place that morning.

     

     

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  • Immediate Job Openings Apply Today!

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  • Raytown Summer Lunch Program

    The Raytown Summer Lunch Ministry will provide groceries for pick up through August 16, every Tuesday from 4 - 6 p.m. Families with children in Raytown Quality Schools can pick up a FREE bag of groceries EACH week. The program will not deliver lunches this year. Click here for more information.

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  • Parents as Teachers (PAT) Offers Developmental Screenings

    The Raytown School District's Parents As Teachers (PAT) program offers free developmental screenings to children ages three to five years old. For the 2022-23 school year, the program has scheduled the following dates for screening opportunities: August 8, 9, 12, 18 and 19. 

    These screenings are a quick and easy way to give parents/guardians valuable information about how their child is developing in motor, language, social & cognitive areas. Hearing & vision screenings are also included in this free service. Please call 816.268.7202 to schedule your appointment.

    To learn more about PAT, an early learning program for ALL families with children prenatal through five years of age, click here.

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  • Preschool and Kindergarten Enrollment 

    In order to further streamline the residency and enrollment process, preschool and kindergarten families will now enroll for the 2022-2023 school year during the district’s open-enrollment period, which begins in mid-July. Students entering kindergarten in the Fall of 2022 are eligible to attend Summer School in the summer of 2022. Summer School enrollment is going on now through May 6. 

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  • Raytown School District Food Service Department Public Notice 2022-23

    Each year, the Raytown School District's Food Service Department releases a public notice about Free and Reduced Lunch policies and procedures. You can view the 2022-23 public notice here. Filling out the application is important for all families (virtual or in-person) as you may be able to have your activities, athletics, music and communication arts, ACT and other fees reduced if your student(s) qualify for Free/ Reduced Lunch rates. If you have any questions about the application process or the program, please contact the Food Service office at 816.268.7076, from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

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