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Open Door Christian School has been providing superior quality education for students from K4-8th grade since 1973. Our mission is to assist parents in their responsibility to equip their children for life in God’s world. Discover the Open Door difference!

5 Steps to the Open Door Difference:

Individualized Attention

Small Classes allow our teachers to provide more individualized attention, stimulate additional dialogue, and spend more time engaging students in educational activities.

Positive Spiritual Environment

We provide an excellent education while reflecting Biblical truth and Christian values. This learning environment promotes academic excellence and wholesome character development.

Strong Core Curriculum

A strong core curriculum ensures children enter each new grade ready to learn and prevents repetitions and gaps often found in public education. Your child will emerge well prepared with a shared body of knowledge and skills.

Enriching Subjects

All students are encouraged to participate in enrichment activities which utilize their talents and passions. These include Art, Drama, Music, Spanish, and Computer Technology.

Sports Programs

Sports offer fun learning experiences and promote friendly competition and teamwork. We encourage participation in sports opportunities provided through the school for all grade levels.

International Exchange Students Welcome!

Open Door Christian School is pleased to partner with Guardian EDU, LLC to introduce international students to educational opportunities available in the U.S. Located in the heart of America, we are close to the services and attractions available in the twin cities:   Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri. We are minutes away from the Kansas Speedway, The Legends shopping district, and Children’s Mercy Soccer Stadium, rated one of  the top two stadiums in the U.S.

About Open Door Christian School

Open Door Christian School provides education for K4-7th grade students.

Our Mission

Open Door Christian School’s mission is to assist parents in their responsibility of equipping their children for life in God’s World. Through an advanced learning experience, we challenge our students physically, emotionally, intellectually and spiritually.

Our History

Since 1973, our school has been considered the superior educational choice in the Kansas City Metro area. We have partnered with hundreds of families who believe in the value of investing in their child’s future.

Our Environment

Unlike the public school system, each classroom environment reflects Biblical truth and Christian values. This disciplined learning environment produces academic excellence and wholesome character development.  Families appreciate the convenience of a uniform style dress code that offers many color and clothing options.

Our Staff

Our dedicated, well-qualified teachers are committed to providing an excellent educational base through a strong core curriculum. Our students also benefit from enrichment subjects such as Spanish, Art, Music, Drama and Computer Technology. From the library to the gymnasium, the entire school staff works as a team to bring the best learning atmosphere possible.

What We Believe


Our Philosophy of Education: We exist for the purpose of inculcating by the gracious work of the Holy Spirit a Biblical consciousness in the minds and hearts of children of Christian parents. We hold the following to be true:

Authority – The Word of God, the Bible, is the absolute authority for both faith and practice. (2 Tim. 3:16) Biblical integration permeates all subject matter. Joy and contentment come as one lives in obedience to the Bible. (Jos. 1:8)

Truth – God is truth (John 1:1) and His Word is perfect. (Ps. 119:160) Jesus is the Word of God incarnate. (John 14:6)

Home – Parents are responsible for educating the children God has given them to be raised in the truth and obedience. (Deut. 6:7; Gen. 18:19; Prov. 22:6 and Eph. 6:4)

Church – The local body of believers forms the church and becomes the agency God uses to edify His people and minister to their needs. (Heb. 10:24-25; Acts 2:42 and Matt. 28:19-20)

Marriage, Gender, and Sexuality – We believe that in order to preserve the function and integrity of ODCS and to provide a biblical role model to the students and the community, it is imperative that all persons employed by ODCS in any capacity, or who serve as volunteers, agree to and abide by this statement on Marriage, Gender, and Sexuality. (Matt. 5:16; Phil. 2:14-16; I Thess. 5:22)

We believe that God wonderfully and immutably creates each person as male or female.  These two distinct, complementary genders together reflect the image and nature of God.  (Gen. 1:26-27) 

We believe that the term “marriage” has only one meaning: the uniting of one man and one woman in a single, exclusive union, as delineated in Scripture. (Gen. 2:18-25)  We believe that God intends physical intimacy to occur only between a man and a woman who are married to each other. (I Cor. 6:18; 7:2-5; Heb. 13:4)

We believe that any form of immorality is sinful and offensive to God. (Matt. 15:18-20; I Cor. 6:9-10)

We believe that God offers redemption and restoration to all who confess and forsake their sin, seeking His mercy and forgiveness through Jesus Christ. (Acts 3:19-21; Rom. 10:9-10; 1 Cor. 6:9-11)

We believe that every person must be afforded compassion, love, kindness, respect, and dignity. (Mark 12:28-31; Luke 6:31)  Hateful and harassing behavior or attitudes directed toward any individual are to be repudiated and are not in accord with Scripture nor the policies of ODCS.

Open Door Christian School is a division of Open Door Baptist Church Ministries of Kansas City, Kansas.

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