Metro High School

Tel: (314)534-3894
  • Metro High School serves 335 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MO average of 14:1.
  • 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.
  • St. Louis City School District's 57% graduation rate is lower than the MO state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 335 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004, 2008)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students335 students
Metro High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Metro High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Metro High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeMetro High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
Metro High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
10%
2%
Metro High School Asian Students (1994-2015)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Metro High School Black Students (1993-2015)
Black
46%
16%
Metro High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
42%
73%
Metro High School White Students (1995-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsMetro High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.610.44
Metro High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
100%
44%
Metro High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
n/a
7%
Metro High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • St. Louis City School District's student population of 28,259 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 57% has increased from 51% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,339 is higher than the state average of $9,469. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,784 is higher than the state average of $9,562. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four years.
School District NameSt. Louis City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
81
2
Number of Students Managed28,259576
St. Louis City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate57%87%
St. Louis City School District Graduation Rate (1999-2015)
District Total Revenue$399 MM$6 MM
St. Louis City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$414 MM$6 MM
St. Louis City School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,339$9,469
St. Louis City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,784$9,562
St. Louis City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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