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DESE Announces Closure of Two Charter Schools

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 13:51

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has announced the closure of two Missouri charter schools. Benjamin Banneker Charter Academy of Technology (Kansas City) and Preclarus Mastery Academy (St. Louis) each closed on June 30, 2018.

Benjamin Banneker Charter Academy of Technology
6401 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64131
Telephone: 816-926-9110

To request student records, parties should contact the school directly at the number listed above or via email:

For additional information, please contact:

  • Dr. Victoria Hughes, Charter School Liaison, University of Central Missouri
    • Telephone: 660-543-4723

Preclarus Mastery Academy
620 North Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63103
Telephone: 314-454-0815

To request student records, parties should contact:

  • Lou Kruger, Executive Director of Student Placement, St. Louis Public Schools

For additional information, please contact:

  • Dr. Bill Mendelsohn, Executive Director of Charter Schools, University of Missouri-St. Louis
    • Telephone: 314-516-4872