Top 10 Best Missouri Charter Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 74 charter public schools serving 23,737 students in Missouri.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public schools in Missouri are University Academy-upper, Academie Lafayette-oak and Academie Lafayette-cherry. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Missouri charter public schools have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Missouri public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri public school average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Missouri Charter Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    University Academy-upper Charter School
    Math: 70-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    6801 Holmes Rd
    Kansas City, MO 64131
    (816) 412-5902

    Grades: 9-12 | 237 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Academie Lafayette-oak Charter School
    Math: 69% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6903 Oak
    Kansas City, MO 64113
    (816) 361-7735

    Grades: 4-8 | 488 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Academie Lafayette-cherry Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3421 Cherry St
    Kansas City, MO 64109
    (816) 888-7400

    Grades: K-3 | 481 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Ewing Marion Kauffman High School Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6401 Paseo Boulevard
    Kansas City, MO 64131
    (816) 268-5660

    Grades: 9-11 | 203 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Gateway Science Acad/st Louis Charter School
    Math: 47% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6576 Smiley Avenue
    Saint Louis, MO 63139
    (314) 932-7513

    Grades: K-5 | 436 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Gateway Science Academy High School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5049 Fyler Avenue
    Saint Louis, MO 63139
    (314) 261-4361

    Grades: 9-12 | 253 students
  • Rank: #77.
    University Academy-lower Charter School
    Math: 56% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6801 Holmes Rd
    Kansas City, MO 64131
    (816) 412-5973

    Grades: K-5 | 649 students
  • Rank: #88.
    City Garden Montessori School Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1618 Tower Grove Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63110
    (314) 664-7646

    Grades: PK-8 | 270 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Crossroads - Central Street Charter School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1015 Central
    Kansas City, MO 64105
    (816) 221-2600

    Grades: K-8 | 422 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    The Arch Community School Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2153 Salisbury Street
    Saint Louis, MO 63107
    (314) 267-8191

    Grades: K-3 | n/a student
  • Rank: #1111.
    Lift For Life Academy High School Charter School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1731 S Broadway
    Saint Louis, MO 63104
    (314) 231-2337

    Grades: 9-12 | 319 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    North Side Community School Charter School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3033 N Euclid Street
    Saint Louis, MO 63115
    (314) 385-4500

    Grades: PK-5 | 398 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Ewing Marion Kauffman Middle School Charter School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    6401 Paseo Boulevard
    Kansas City, MO 64131
    (816) 268-5660

    Grades: 5-8 | 759 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    University Academy-middle Charter School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6801 Holmes Rd
    Kansas City, MO 64131
    (816) 412-9272

    Grades: 6-8 | 214 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Gateway Science Academy Middle School Charter School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5049 Fyler Avenue
    Saint Louis, MO 63139
    (314) 261-4361

    Grades: 6-8 | 266 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Frontier Stem High School Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6455 E Commerce Ave.
    Kansas City, MO 64120
    (816) 241-6202

    Grades: 9-12 | 324 students
  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Guadalupe Centers High School Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1524 Paseo Blvd
    Kansas City, MO 64108
    (816) 471-2582

    Grades: 9-12 | 395 students
  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Lafayette Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1900 Lafayette Avenue
    Saint Louis, MO 63104
    (314) 880-4458

    Grades: K-6 | 270 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    St Louis Language Immersion School Charter School
    Math: 37% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4011 Papin St
    Saint Louis, MO 63110
    (314) 533-0975

    Grades: K-8 | 704 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Scuola Vita Nuova Charter Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    535 Garfield Ave
    Kansas City, MO 64124
    (816) 231-5788

    Grades: K-8 | 253 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Allen Village High School Charter School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    706 West 42nd Street
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    (816) 931-0177

    Grades: 9-12 | 186 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Premier Charter School Charter School
    Math: 30% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5279 Fyler Avenue
    Saint Louis, MO 63139
    (314) 645-9600

    Grades: K-8 | 903 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Hogan Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1221 E Meyer Blvd
    Kansas City, MO 64131
    (816) 444-3464

    Grades: 9-12 | 361 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    South City Charter School
    Math: 33% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3112 Meramec
    Saint Louis, MO 63118
    (314) 481-4700

    Grades: PK-8 | 788 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Allen Village School Charter School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    706 W 42nd St
    Kansas City, MO 64111
    (816) 931-0177

    Grades: K-8 | 419 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Eagle Tower Grove South Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3716 Morganford Rd.
    Saint Louis, MO 63116
    (314) 571-5762

    Grades: K-7 | 229 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Frontier School Of Excellence-u Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5605 Troost Ave
    Kansas City, MO 64110
    (816) 822-1331

    Grades: 9-12 | 197 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Grand Center Arts Academy Middle School Charter School
    Math: 26% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    711 N. Grand
    Saint Louis, MO 63103
    (314) 533-1791

    Grades: 6-8 | 303 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Kipp Wisdom Academy Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2647 Ohio Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63118
    (314) 384-9561

    Grades: K-3 | 421 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Crossroads - Quality Hill Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1080 Washington Street
    Kansas City, MO 64105
    (816) 221-3191

    Grades: K-4 | 229 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Brookside Charter Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1815 East 63 Street
    Kansas City, MO 64130
    (816) 531-2192

    Grades: PK-5 | 428 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Gateway Science Acad-south Ele Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6651 Gravois Ave.
    Saint Louis, MO 63116
    (314) 669-9000

    Grades: K-5 | 423 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Grand Center Arts Academy High School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    711 North Grand Avenue
    Saint Louis, MO 63103
    (314) 533-1791

    Grades: 9-12 | 411 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Kipp Victory Academy Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    955 Arcade Avenue
    Saint Louis, MO 63118
    (314) 454-9255

    Grades: K-4 | 556 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Frontier School Of Innovation-m Charter School
    Math: 24% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1575 Universal Dr.
    Kansas City, MO 64120
    (816) 822-1331

    Grades: 6-8 | 311 students
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