Benjamin Banneker Elementary

Kindergarten thru 6th Grade

Dr. Jimmie Collier-Bullard, Principal
7050 Askew Ave.
Kansas City, Missouri 64132
Phone: 816-418-1850
9:15 am – 4:15 pm

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Serving the next generation of Kansas City’s leaders.

Come home to Benjamin Banneker Elementary School! Many of our staff hail from the Kansas City area and are honored to be serving our community and our next generation of leaders. We strive to provide the best culture and environment each day for every student.

Community partnerships are very important at Banneker. Organizations support our school by providing volunteers who assist everyday with programs and activities to help make school both fun and challenging to all of our students, including our successful mentoring program.


As one of KCPS’ neighborhood schools, we offer a variety of different programs and services to help both the student and his/her family.

Activities include:

  • Free School Supplies for every student
  • Free Before & After School Care (K-6)
  • DJ Dream Foundation
  • Loads of Love Laundry Foundation
  • Scholastic's My Very Own Library
  • Mentoring Programs
  • National Elementary Honor Society
  • Every Kid in a Park Grant: George Washington Carver National Monument Museum
  • First Lego League Robotics Program
  • Student Council
  • Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts
  • Zoo Club
  • Girls on the Run
  • Basketball