The Upper Room is a nonprofit organization that addresses educational equity in inner-city Kansas City. Our mission is to provide high quality, educational out-of-school programs while actively engaging and challenging a diverse population to enjoy learning from cradle to college.

We work to transform and revitalize urban core neighborhoods by offering and supporting quality community programs.

Note: To make a weekly tuition payment for the Early Learning Center or an After-School program, please click here.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER SUMMER ACADEMIC PROGRAM

  • VOLUNTEER

    We need volunteers who can work one-on-one with our students who struggle with reading. You can help!

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  • JOIN OUR TEAM

    New career opportunities are available at The Upper Room. Join our team of talented educational professionals.

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  • "We love Upper Room. You all have a great team and do wonderful activities with our kids. It’s actually one of the best after school programs I’ve seen". -- Callie M.