Parents & Students



Afterschool Programs

After school programs keep kids safe, help working families and inspire students to learn.



State statute requires every school district to have an anti-bullying policy.


Charter Schools

Charter Schools are independent public schools that are free from rules and regulations that apply to traditional public school districts unless specifically identified in charter school law.


Early Care & Education Services

Early childhood education is imperative to the future of our children. Learn more about opportunities in Missouri.



Find information regarding immunization recommendations from birth to senior years.


School Governance

Find a wide variety of topics, including student residency, school district boundary lines, boards of arbitration, school elections, facility needs and safety.


School Safety

Find the latest policies and information on security issues such as earthquakes, tornadoes and fires.


Show Me Success

See Missouri's strategic priorities designed to guarantee the superior preparation and performance of every child in school and in life.




Discover the many resources available to help prevent or report bullying.


College & Career Readiness

All students will have the necessary skills to further their education or compete for jobs in today’s competitive market.


Guidance & Counseling

The Missouri Comprehensive Guidance Program is designed to serve all students in grades K-12 and helps ensure equal opportunity for all students.


High School Equivalency Test

Find information pertaining to Missouri’s new high school equivalency test, the GED®, and the HiSET.



Find updated information on the state’s assessment plan.


Career & Tech. Student Orgs.

Missouri offers more than a dozen career and technical student organizations. Find out more, including how to participate.


Graduation Requirements Handbook

This handbook outlines what is required to graduate high school in Missouri.




Free Application for Federal Student Aid


Missouri's College Savings Plan

The MOST Plan helps parents save for their children’s college.


School District Data

Find data breakdowns from Missouri school districts.


Virtual Instruction

Missouri Course Access and Virtual School Program (MOCAP) offers online courses to Missouri students in grades K-12.


A+ Schools

The A+ program provides scholarship funds to eligible graduates who attend a participating public community college or vocational/technical school.


Special Education

The Department provides a variety of services related to special education.


Early Care & Education Services

This program provides coordinated services and assistance to young children with special needs and their families.


Educator Preparation Reports

The Department strives to help prepare and develop effective educators across the state.


Afterschool Programs

After school programs keep kids safe, help working families and inspire students to learn.

College & Career Readiness


Career Education

Career education combines academics and occupational skill training to prepare students of all ages.


College Testing

Students can take the ACT or SAT college entrance exams.


High School Equivalency Test

Interested parties may sign up to take the HiSET to earn their high school equivalency certificate.


Innovation Campus

Earn a college degree in less time.


ICAP – Individual Career and Academic Plan

Learn how all students should set educational goals to make sure they are college and career ready.


Missouri Learning Standards

These set of standards define the knowledge and skills students need in each grade level and course for success in college, other post-secondary training and careers.


Curriculum vs. Standards

Learn the difference between curriculum and standards.


Journey to College

Find the latest videos, scholarships, news and planning on how to help pay for your postsecondary education.