Mason Elementary School

6031 Southwest Ave

Saint Louis, MO 63139-2513

Tel: (314)645-1201
Grades: PK-6

485 students

Mason Elementary School serves 485 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Mason Elementary School operates within the St. Louis City School District.

Overview

The student population of 485 students has grown by 33% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 485 students
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Asian
3%
2%
Hispanic
9%
5%
Black
49%
18%
White
39%
72%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.60 0.21
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
58%
39%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 44,119 students has grown by 60% over five years.
School District Name St. Louis City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
82
2
Number of Students Managed 44,119 592
District Total Revenue $401 MM $6 MM
District Spending $457 MM $6 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,608 $8,810
District Spending / Student $16,675 $8,968
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Central Visual/perf. Arts High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gateway Science Acad/mid/high Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gateway Science Acad/st Louis Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Saint LouisGateway Science Acad/st Louis Elementary School
    Charter School
    6576 Smiley Ave
    Saint LouisMO 63139
    (314)932-7513
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 438 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Saint LouisShaw Visual/perf. Arts Center
    Magnet School
    5329 Columbia Ave
    Saint LouisMO 63139
    (314)776-5091
    Magnet School

    0.7 mi | 465 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Saint LouisSt. Louis Charter School
    Charter School
    5279 Fyler Ave
    Saint LouisMO 63139
    (314)645-9600
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | 966 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Saint LouisMallinckrodt A.b.i. Elementary School
    Magnet School
    6020 Pernod Ave
    Saint LouisMO 63139
    (314)352-9212
    Magnet School

    1 mi | 315 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Saint LouisGateway Science Acad/mid/high Middle School
    Charter School
    5049 Fyler Ave
    Saint LouisMO 63139
    (314)261-4361
    Charter School

    1 mi | 275 students | Gr. 6-9                      

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