Charleston Public Schools

There are 4 public schools in Charleston, MO, serving 1,043 students.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri state average of 27%.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the state average of 13:1.

Charleston, Missouri Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • CharlestonCharleston High School
    Thorn St
    274 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Charleston
    Charleston Middle School
    S Main St
    210 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Charleston
    Southeast Correctional Center
    Alternative School
    300 East Pedro Simmons Dr
    Alternative School


     students | Gr. 
  • Charleston
    Warren E. Hearnes Elementary School
    1015 Plant Rd
    559 students | Gr. PK-5

Town Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Knowledge is Power Program: A Strong Model for Public Schools
Knowledge is Power Program: A Strong Model for Public Schools
As many traditional public schools struggle to close the achievement gap, Knowledge is Power Program schools seem to have the right formula for helping poverty-stricken and minority students achieve success. In this article, we examine how KIPP schools are making their students’ futures much brighter.
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Public schools across the nation are implementing programs that help keep young black men in school and off the streets. Boosting graduation rates, reducing gang involvement and violence, and providing positive male role models are just a few of the common elements of these programs. Yet, the achievement gap between black boys and other peer groups remains extremely wide.
Teachers in 19 States Allowed to Physically Punish Students
As of 2014, nineteen states still allow corporal punishment – spanking and paddling the most common choices – in their public schools. However, some argue that not only are these punishments physically harmful, they also are disproportionately administered to students of color. As a result, House democrats have taken up the issue in a new bill that would ban all forms of corporal punishment nationwide.
Did You Know?
Charleston, 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 0.14, which is lower than the Missouri average of 0.22. The most diverse school in Charleston is St. Andrews School Of Math And Science. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Missouri or in the USA.