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 15:1.
  • 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004, 2008)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 335 students
Metro High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Metro High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Metro High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Metro High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Metro High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Metro High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Metro High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MO 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.
0.61 0.22
Metro High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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 (1995-2015)
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 (2001-2013)

District Comparison

  • St. Louis City School District's student population of 28,259 students has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 57% has decreased from 84% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,167 is higher than the state average of $10,127. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,078 is higher than the state average of $9,807. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name St. Louis City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
81
2
Number of Students Managed 28,259 576
St. Louis City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 57% 87%
St. Louis City School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $383 MM $6 MM
St. Louis City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $407 MM $6 MM
St. Louis City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,167 $10,127
St. Louis City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,078 $9,807
St. Louis City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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