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

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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 national school diversity statistics.