Metro High School

4015 Mcpherson Ave

Saint Louis, MO 63108-2513

Grades: 9-12

360 students

Metro High School serves 360 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Metro High School operates within the St. Louis City School District.
The school district's 52% graduation rate is lower than the MO state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 360 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004, 2008)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 360 students
Metro High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 41% Male / 59%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Metro High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Metro High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 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
Metro High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
7%
2%
Metro High School Asian Students (1992-2013)
Hispanic
5%
5%
Metro High School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
53%
18%
Metro High School Black Students (1992-2013)
White
35%
72%
Metro High School White Students (1992-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Metro High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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
Metro High School Diversity Score (1992-2013)
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.
27%
39%
Metro High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
7%
7%
Metro High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 44,119 students has grown by 59% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 52% has decreased from 90% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,608 is higher than the state average of $8,810. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,675 is higher than the state average of $8,968. The district spending/student has grown by 40% over four years.
School District Name St. Louis City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
82
2
Number of Students Managed 44,119 592
St. Louis City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 52% 86%
St. Louis City School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $401 MM $6 MM
St. Louis City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $457 MM $6 MM
St. Louis City School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,608 $8,810
St. Louis City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,675 $8,968
St. Louis City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Miller Career Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stevens Middle Community Ed. (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cole Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint LouisCole Elementary School
    3935 Enright Ave
    Saint LouisMO 63108
    (314)533-0894
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 407 students                      
  • Saint LouisStevens Middle Community Ed.
    1033 Whittier St
    Saint LouisMO 63113
    (314)533-8550
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | n/a students                      
  • Saint LouisPreclarus Mastery Academy
    Charter School
    620 North Grand Blvd
    Saint LouisMO 63103
    (314)454-0815
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 5-7 | 141 students                      
  • Saint LouisGrand Center Arts Academy
    Charter School
    711 North Grand
    Saint LouisMO 63103
    (314)533-1791
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 6-9 | 438 students                      
  • Saint LouisMiller Career Academy
    Vocational School
    1000 North Grand
    Saint LouisMO 63106
    (314)371-0394
    Vocational School

    0.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1037 students                      

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