KCUA Partners

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Each KC Urban Advantage school is a partner in our mission to provide effective, meaningful STEAM experiences that further STEM career opportunities for under-served students. We currently serve 10 Kansas City Metro area schools with a goal of 25 schools over the next 5 years.

If you are a Title I School, or believe your school would qualify, we urge you to apply! All you have to do is fill out the online form as well as the KC Urban Advantage Application and email it to education@visitthemap.org.

2019 KCUA School Partners

J.A. Rogers Elementary KCMO

Phillis Wheatley Elementary KCMO

Troost Elementary KCMO

Wendell Phillips Elementary at Attucks KCMO

Quindaro Elementary KCK

Welborn Elementary KCK

Mark Twain Elementary KCK

Apache Innovation School SMSD

Ridgeview Elementary Olathe

Kids TLC Olathe

Non-School Partners

Boys & Girls Clubs of Kansas City

Big Brothers Big Sisters

City Year

Operation Breakthrough


Partnerships are essential for building sustainable programming. The dynamic relationship between the Museum, local educational partners, and schools benefits everyone in the region.  Each KCUA student participant is provided with a FREE All Access Family Pass to return to the Museum at Prairiefire as well as these KCUA partnering institutions. 

National World War I Museum and Memorial 

Powell Gardens

Wildwood Outdoor Education Center     

Kansas City Zoo

Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

KC Friends of Alvin Ailey

National Miniature and Toy Museum

Stark Caverns


KC Urban Advantage would not be possible without financial support from our community partners. With gratitude:


Black & Veatch


Barton P. and Mary D. Cohen Charitable Trust

Sosland Foundation

G. Kenneth and Ann Baum Philanthropic Fund

William T. Kemper Foundation