OUR MISSION:   The purpose of the Kearney R-1 School District is the pursuit of excellence, which will enable each student to become a productive, contributing member of society into the 21st century.

Kearney R1 School District has been awarded the Missouri Dept of Education Distinction in Performance Award
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Kearney Junior High School

Junior High School
Working together to become life-long learners          

School Address:
2215 South Campus Drive
Kearney, MO 64060
Phone: 816-628-2650
Fax: 816-628-1938

Andy Gustafson, Principal
Mike Hoffman, Asst. Principal
Monday thru Friday 7:30 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Kearney Junior High School Staff

Please use the Staff Directory to send an e-mail to a specific teacher.


KJH Quarterly Report - End of Year


The National Junior Honor Society students hosted several fundraisers throughout the school year. They made donations to Children's Mercy Hospital and Annette & Richard Bloch Radiation Pavilion earlier in the year. For their year-end donation they presented a check for $800 to Synergy Services to help homeless youth.


Congratulations to Kearney Junior High March Teacher of the Month - Shawn Gadberry, April Staff Member of the Month - Cathi Bowers, March Citizen of the Month - Bayley Bartow, April Citizen of the Month - Taylor Sparks, March and April Students of the Week - Jeff Griffis, Allison Plogher, Kelli Weidmaier, Jacob Cooper, Anna Zech, Chloe Gillespie, Jeremiah Smith, Brevan Ellefsen, Dallas Legg, Syndey Johnson, Brendan Sweeney, Dayton Hollis, and Simeon Karnes. Missouri Poetry Association Award Winners - Adrianna Schoonover and Ashley LeRette
As pictured - Back Row: Shawn Gadberry, Jeremiah Smith, Brevan Ellefsen, Dallas Legg, Syndey Johnson, Brendan Sweeney, Dayton Hollis,Simeon Karnes, Adrianna Schoonover, and Ashley LeRette
Front Row: Jeff Griffis, Taylor Sparks, Cathi Bowers, Bayley Bartow, Allison Plogher, Kelli Weidmaier, Jacob Cooper, Anna Zech, and Chloe Gillespie
Not Pictured: Brittany Stansil and Caleb Stark


Yearbooks Purchased


Kearney R-I School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, activities, or employment, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For further information regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Kearney R-I School District's Assistant Superintendent of Special Services, 1002 South Jefferson, Kearney, MO 64060, (816) 628-2653
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