Vashon High School

3035 Cass Ave,

St Louis, MO, 63106-1533

Tel: (314)533-9487
Grades: 9-12

828 students

Vashon High School serves 828 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Vashon 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 828 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 828 students
Vashon High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Vashon High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Vashon High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less 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 15:1 13:1
Vashon High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Black
98%
18%
Vashon High School Black (1992-2012)
White
1%
73%
Vashon High School White (2011-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Vashon High School Sch Ethnicity Vashon 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.
0.04 0.21
Vashon High School Diversity Score (2011-2012)
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.
84%
39%
Vashon 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.
1%
7%
Vashon 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 (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Gateway Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dunbar And Br. Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • St Louis Dunbar And Br. Elementary School
    1415 North Garrison Ave
    St Louis , MO , 63106
    (314)533-2526
    0.1  mi  |  233  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • St Louis Columbia Elementary Comm. Ed. Center
    3120 St Louis Ave
    St Louis , MO , 63106
    (314)533-2750
    0.5  mi  |  199  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • St Louis Miller Career Academy
    Vocational School
    1000 North Grand
    St Louis , MO , 63106
    (314)371-0394
    Vocational School
    0.6  mi  |  807  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • St Louis Gateway Middle School
    1200 North Jefferson Ave
    St Louis , MO , 63106
    (314)241-2295
    0.6  mi  |  481  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • St Louis Carr Lane Vpa Middle School
    Magnet School
    1004 North Jefferson Ave
    St Louis , MO , 63106
    (314)231-0413
    Magnet School
    0.7  mi  |  516  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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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.