Metro High School

4015 Mcpherson Ave

St Louis, MO 63108-3117

Tel: (314)534-3894
Grades: 9-12

324 students

Metro High School serves 324 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
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 324 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% 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 324 students
Metro High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 41% Male / 59%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Metro High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Metro High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 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 13:1 13:1
Metro High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
2%
Metro High School Asian (1992-2012)
Hispanic
4%
5%
Metro High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
44%
18%
Metro High School Black (1992-2012)
White
42%
73%
Metro High School White (1992-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Metro High School Sch Ethnicity Metro High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.63 0.21
Metro High School Diversity Score (1992-2012)
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.
31%
39%
Metro High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Metro High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 36,767 students has grown by 34% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 52% has decreased from 84% over five years.
School District Name St. Louis City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
79
2
Number of Students Managed 36,767 621
St. Louis City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $457 MM $6 MM
St. Louis City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,608 $8,810
St. Louis City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,675 $8,968
St. Louis City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • St Louis Cole Elementary School
    3935 Enright Ave
    St Louis , MO 63108
    (314)533-0894
    0.4  mi  |  259  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • St Louis Stevens Middle Community Ed.
    1033 Whittier St
    St Louis , MO 63113
    (314)533-8550
    0.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • St. Louis Preclarus Mastery Academy
    Charter School
    620 North Grand Blvd
    St. Louis , MO 63103
    (314)454-0815
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  103  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • St Louis Grand Center Arts Academy
    Charter School
    711 North Grand
    St Louis , MO 63103
    (314)533-1791
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  344  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • St Louis Miller Career Academy
    Vocational School
    1000 North Grand
    St Louis , MO 63106
    (314)371-0394
    Vocational School
    0.8  mi  |  807  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Did You Know?
St Louis, MO public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.27, which is higher than the Missouri average of 0.22. The most diverse school in St Louis is Craig Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Missouri or national school diversity statistics.