Top 10 Best St. Louis City Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 110 public schools serving 30,741 students in St. Louis City, MO (there are 36 private schools, serving 6,137 private students). 83% of all K-12 students in St.
Louis City, MO are educated in public schools (compared to the MO state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in St. Louis City, MO are Mallinckrodt A.b.i. Elementary School, Classical Jr. Acad. and Collegiate School Of Med/bio. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
St. Louis City, MO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Missouri public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in St. Louis City have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Missouri public schools.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri public school average of 31% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in St. Louis City (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mallinckrodt A.b.i. Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
6020 Pernod Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 352-9212
Grades: PK-5
| 280 students
Rank: #22.
Classical Jr. Acad.
Magnet School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5031 Potomac
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 353-8875
Grades: PK-5
| 262 students
Rank: #33.
Collegiate School Of Med/bio
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1547 S. Theresa Av
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 696-2290
Grades: 9-12
| 315 students
Rank: #44.
Mckinley Class. Leadership Ac.
(Math: 58% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2156 Russell Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 773-0027
Grades: 6-12
| 557 students
Rank: #55.
Metro High School
Magnet School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4015 Mcpherson Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63108
(314) 534-3894
Grades: 9-12
| 373 students
Rank: #66.
Hawthorn High School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1901 N. Kingshighway Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63113
(314) 361-5323
Grades: 9-12
| 56 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Mo School For The Blind - Elementary School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3815 Magnolia Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 776-4320
Grades: K-8
| 12 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Mo School For The Blind - High School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3815 Magnolia Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 776-4320
Grades: 9-12
| 34 students
Rank: #99.
City Garden Montessori School
Charter School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1618 Tower Grove Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 664-7646
Grades: PK-K
| 185 students
Rank: #1010.
Lafayette Preparatory Academy
Charter School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1900 Lafayette Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 880-4458
Grades: PK-8
| 393 students
Rank: #1111.
Gateway/hubert Wheeler School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
100 S Garrison
Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 340-5902
Grades: K-12
| 10 students
Rank: #1212.
Gateway Science High School
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5049 Fyler Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 261-4361
Grades: 9-12
| 356 students
Rank: #1313.
Gateway Science Acad/st Louis
Charter School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6576 Smiley Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 932-7513
Grades: K-5
| 364 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Griscom Juvenile Detention Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3847 Enright Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63108
(314) 552-2219
Grades: 5-12
| 21 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Vicc
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
801 N 11th St
Saint Louis, MO 63101
(314) 345-4452
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1616.
Confluence Preparatory Academy
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
310 North 15 Street
Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 588-1088
Grades: 9-12
| 404 students
Rank: #1717.
St Louis Lang Immersion Marine
Charter School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1881 Pine St
Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 533-0975
Grades: PK-8
| 442 students
Rank: #1818.
The Soulard School
Charter School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1110 Victor St.
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 865-2799
Grades: K-5
| 129 students
Rank: #1919.
Kairos Academies
Charter School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2315 Miami St.
Saint Louis, MO 63118
(314) 252-0602
Grades: 5-8
| 406 students
Rank: #2020.
Gateway Science Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5049 Fyler Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 261-4361
Grades: 6-8
| 394 students
Rank: #2121.
Grand Center Arts High School
Charter School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
711 North Grand Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 533-1791
Grades: 9-12
| 401 students
Rank: #2222.
Mason Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6031 Southwest Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 645-1201
Grades: PK-6
| 406 students
Rank: #2323.
Kipp St. Louis High School
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
706 N Jefferson Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 241-1030
Grades: 9-12
| 535 students
Rank: #2424.
Premier Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5279 Fyler Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 645-9600
Grades: PK-8
| 940 students
Rank: #2525.
Gateway Science Acad-south Ele
Charter School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6651 Gravois Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63116
(314) 669-9000
Grades: K-5
| 378 students
Rank: #2626.
Grand Center Arts Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
711 N. Grand
Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 533-1791
Grades: 6-8
| 175 students
Rank: #2727.
North Side Community School
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3033 N. Euclid Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63115
(314) 385-9502
Grades: PK-4
| 326 students
Rank: #2828.
South City
Charter School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3112 Meramec
Saint Louis, MO 63118
(314) 481-4700
Grades: PK-8
| 792 students
Rank: #2929.
Elias Michael Elementary School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2 Gateway Dr
Saint Louis, MO 63106
(314) 241-0993
Grades: PK-8
| 47 students
Rank: #3030.
Gateway High School
Magnet School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5101 Mcree Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 776-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 956 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Eagle Tower Grove East
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2900 S. Grand Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63118
(314) 376-3480
Grades: K-8
| 191 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
North Side Community-grand Center
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
620 North Grand Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 499-2009
Grades: 5-8
| 159 students
Rank: #3333.
Hawthorn Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1901 N Kingshighway Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63113
(314) 361-5323
Grades: 6-8
| 64 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Buder Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5319 Lansdowne Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63109
(314) 352-4343
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Eagle Tower Grove South
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3716 Morganford Rd.
Saint Louis, MO 63116
(314) 571-5762
Grades: K-8
| 244 students
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St. Louis City Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
5814 Thekla
Saint Louis, MO 63147
(314) 388-2477
Grades: PK-6
| 287 students
2840 Samuel Shepherd Dr
Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 533-1872
Grades: PK-5
| 133 students
2153 Salisbury St
Saint Louis, MO 63107
(314) 436-2603
Grades: K-6
| 189 students
450 Des Peres Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63112
(314) 726-3131
Grades: K-6
| 58 students
1530 South Grand Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 773-3383
Grades: 6-12
| 121 students
4235 W Kennerly Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63113
(314) 535-0196
Grades: 6-9
| 60 students
1927 Cass Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63106
(314) 231-7738
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
516 Loughborough Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63111
(314) 353-1349
Grades: 6-8
| 202 students
4300 Goodfellow Blvd Bldg 101
Saint Louis, MO 63120
(314) 385-8965
Grades: 10-12
| 295 students
1465 S Grand Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 577-5600
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
7604 Michigan Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63111
(314) 631-5484
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
7604 Michigan Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63111
(314) 802-8744
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
3325 Bell Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63106
(314) 533-7020
Grades: PK-5
| 155 students
3740 Marine
Saint Louis, MO 63118
(314) 533-0975
Grades: K-5
| 177 students
1020 N Union Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63113
(314) 367-1505
Grades: PK-7
| 184 students
3820 N 14th St
Saint Louis, MO 63107
(314) 231-9608
Grades: PK-5
| 93 students
3125 S Kingshighway
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 776-1301
Grades: 9-12
| 206 students
2017 East Linton Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63107
(314) 534-9628
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
1118 S 7th Street
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 345-5651
Grades: 9-12
| 290 students
Construction Careers Center (Closed 2016)
Vocational School
Charter School
1224 Grattan
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 588-9991
Grades: 9-12
| 162 students
5935 Horton Pl
Saint Louis, MO 63112
(314) 725-2346
Grades: PK-5
| 283 students
4908 Cote Brilliante Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 531-8680
Grades: PK-6
| 169 students
4908 Cote Brilliante Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63113
(314) 367-2414
Grades: PK-5
| 184 students
1224 Grattan
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 588-9991
Grades: 9-10
| 260 students
1415 N Garrison Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63106
(314) 533-2526
Grades: PK-6
| 143 students
1881 Pine
Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 621-0402
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
4242 Grove St
Saint Louis, MO 63107
(314) 535-0096
Grades: PK-5
| 181 students
5415 Page Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63112
(314) 367-9030
Grades: PK-5
| 172 students
1509 Washington Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 436-1345
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
1131 N Euclid Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63113
(314) 367-4385
Grades: 3-5
| 108 students
3417 Grace Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63116
(314) 772-1038
Grades: 6-8
| 167 students
4025 Sullivan Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63107
(314) 531-1198
Grades: PK-6
| 157 students
1383 Clara Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63112
(314) 383-0836
Grades: PK-6
| 142 students
1616 South Grand Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 771-2894
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
2612 Wyoming St
Saint Louis, MO 63118
(314) 776-3713
Grades: K-5
| 190 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in St. Louis City, MO?
The top ranked public schools in St. Louis City, MO include Mallinckrodt A.b.i. Elementary School, Classical Jr. Acad. and Collegiate School Of Med/bio.
How many public schools are located in St. Louis City, MO?
110 public schools are located in St. Louis City, MO.
What percentage of students in St. Louis City, MO go to public school?
83% of all K-12 students in St. Louis City, MO are educated in public schools (compared to the MO state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in St. Louis City, MO?
St. Louis City, MO public schools minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri public schools average of 31% (majority Black).

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