Korte Elementary School

Coyote Twitters!
A Special Thanksgiving Guest

Mrs. Mercedes Mendoza's Kindergarten class had a special visitor at their Thanksgiving celebration. Dr. Herl stopped in to join the festivities.

We Proudly Announce...

Leslie Stikeleather, Korte Elementary School Physical Education Teacher, received the 2015 Kansas City District Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year award by the Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (MOAHPERD) during their state convention November 14.

Korte Elementary Calendar
2nd Grade Frontier Trails Field Trip

On November 12th-13th, Korte's second grade classes took a field trip to the Frontier Trails Museum in Independence to explore the history of the trails headed west that started here in our city. The students learned about Native American symbols, bartering and trading, and westward expansion. These pictures feature Miss Lindsey Johnson's class.

Meet Your Korte Teachers Showing Spirit

Our Vision Statement:

We are a school and community working together, encouraging all students to reach their full potential.

Korte Elementary School


Korte Elementary School 
2437 S Hardy • Independence, MO • 64052
Start 9:00am  Dismiss 3:54pm
Phone; 816.521.5430
Fax: 816.521.5641

Korte's Administrative Staff

Korte is a proud participant in the district’s character education program, CHARACTERplus, a program which emphasizes positive character traits in all areas of a student’s life.

August:  AMBITION – to have strong determination to accomplish goals

September:  RESPONSIBILITY – to be accountable for your actions

October:  INTEGRITY – to do the right thing

November:  CITIZENSHIP – to be a productive and responsible resident

December:  COMPASSION – to understand the challenges of others and to want to do something about it

January:  RESPECT – to show consideration to self and others

February:  COOPERATION – to respectfully play and work with others

March:  INITIATIVE – to act and make decisions on your own

April:  PERSEVERANCE – to continue trying in spite of difficulties

May:  SELF-CONTROL – to express your feelings in an appropriate manner

June:  COURAGE – to remain strong when faced with difficulty

July:  LOYALTY – to be faithful to a person, a team or an idea