7001 Hwy 94 South
Saint Charles, MO 63304
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Francis Howell High School serves 1,852 students in grades 9-12.
Francis Howell High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,852 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Francis Howell High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Francis Howell High School's student population of 1,852 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,852 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
98 teachers
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School Rankings

Francis Howell High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Francis Howell High School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#16 out of 2091 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
6%
15%
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White
84%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Graduation Rate
97%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,852 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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