Kansas City Freedom School Initiative (KCFSI) is hosting the Mt. Pleasant Freedom School© in Kansas City, Missouri again this summer through a partnership with Children's Defense Fund (CDF). Children will have the opportunity to participate in free summer programming that builds academic skills through high-quality summer reading activities. We have many exciting opportunities available within our school. From registering your child in Freedom School © programming to applying for one of our summer job postings, there are many ways to join the Freedom School © movement! 

Enrollment Process

Fifty Mt. Pleasant Freedom School © scholars will receive a free, six-week summer program that includes all meals and transportation. Scholars who have completed kindergarten through twelfth grade are eligible. 

Click Here to download the 2023 Application. Once you have completed the application return it to

Parent Participation

Parents are asked to attend one parent orientation and six weekly parent engagement nights while Freedom School © is in session.

  • Parent engagement nights will be held each Tuesday from 5 - 7:00 p.m. during the weeks while Freedom School © is in session.  These engagement nights are an important requirement of the program.

Official Dates

June 20 - July 28, 2023


Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church

2200 Olive Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64127