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William Yates Elementary School




3600 Davidson Rd

Independence, MO 64055


PH: 816.224.1350

FX:  816.478.6137


Our School






Our Mission 

"Empowering children today, powerful leaders tomorrow."




* The Leader in Me *


  The Leader in Me is an innovative, schoolwide model that emphasizes a culture of student empowerment and helps unleash each child’s full potential. Applying The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®, teachers and students internalize timeless leadership principles that nurture the skills students need for success in the 21st century.



Ramona Dunn- Principal


School Hours: 9:15-4:05


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  • Residency Verification, August 1st 9:00 - 8:00 pm, bring gas/water/electric bill in parent name and driver's license.
  • August 12 - Kindergarten Meet the Teacher Night , 6 pm to 7:30 pm
  • August 13 - 1-5 Meet the Teacher Night, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
  • August 15, First Day of School, 9:15 to 4:05
  • September 2nd, NO SCHOOL, Labor Day
  • September 23, PD Day - NO SCHOOL
  • October 4th, Grandparents' Day
  • October 24/25 Parent-Teacher Conferences, NO SCHOOL
  • November 22, PD Day - NO SCHOOL
  • November 27-29 Thanksgiving Break
  • December 23 - January 3rd Christmas Break
  • Jan 6 PD DAY - NO SCHOOL
  • January 20, MLK Day - NO SCHOOL
  • February 17, President's Day - NO SCHOOL
  • March 17-21 Spring Break - NO SCHOOL
  • April 18 - Easter Break
  • May 22, Projected Last Day of School


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PH: 816.224.1300
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