Cara Hornbeck

Raymore-Peculiar High School
Title: Special Education
Phone: 892-3999 x 2212
Mrs. Hornbeck's Welcome
Hormbeck, Cara

Hello!  I am Cara Hornbeck, I have been a Special Education for 27 years.  I taught in Shawnee Mission for 9 of those years and then decided to work closer to home.  I have been at Ray-Pec since 2001. I attended Emporia State University where I met my husband and played volleyball and softball.  I got my master’s degree at UMKC in Secondary School Administration. I am originally from Nebraska - GO BIG RED!!

I am one of the Special Olympics Coaches.  If you are interested in being a volunteer or athlete, you can contact me to get the forms and information you need to get involved!  The Missouri Special Olympics website is

I co-teach with Alan Downing and Breanne Etzold in the Algebra 1 classes.  Their information is on the following websites:

I have my own Algebra 1A and Algebra 1B classes and most of the work we do is in class.  If you would like to access the Algebra textbook, you can go to:

To access the textbook without a username and password: 

  •  Click on the button above or visit

  •  Click on "Looking for Easy Access Materials?" 

  • Click the "Click Here" button at the bottom of the screen 

  • Under the drop down menu, choose "Bridge to Success - HS", then click "Go" 

  • Choose your textbook  ("Geometry" or "Algebra I")


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