In 2018, Crossroads secured roughly $8.5 million to launch Crossroads Preparatory Academy at a new Downtown Innovation Campus. This campus sits at 9th and Broadway in a renovated 5-story, 71,000-square-foot building and hosts 450 students representing the rich diversity of Kansas City. Nearly 45% of students are African American; 28% are white; 19% are Hispanic or Latino; and 56% qualify for the federal free or reduced lunch program.

The Downtown Innovation Campus offers middle and high school students an academic environment connected to the business, civic, social, and cultural environment of downtown Kansas City and the skills and knowledge to succeed in a 21st century economy.

The second phase of THE BUILDING INNOVATION CAMPAIGN aims to add space to host large athletics, cultural, neighborhood, and school events. 

Crossroads Charter Schools is in the process of securing land within walking distance of Crossroads Preparatory Academy to build a Community Center. The Community Center will feature three primary components: 

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A Multipurpose Gymnasium with 15,000-square-feet and including two basketball courts and bleacher seating.

A Community Commons with 4,000-square-feet, including a large gathering area, breakout rooms, and activity space. 

Green Space that will entail a full outdoor classroom, a small playing field, and the potential to add a roof-top garden. 


Every gift – no matter the size – will help us create an educational environment that prepares and inspires students to build a better tomorrow. Give today to help us complete the Downtown Innovation Campus.