St. Louis City School District

801 N 11th St
St Louis, MO 63101-1401
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

St. Louis City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Missouri for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 67 public schools serving 18,747 students in St. Louis City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
Public Schools in St. Louis City School District have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the Missouri public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri public school average of 31% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MO)
# Schools
67 Schools
2,461 Schools
# Students
18,747 Students
887,077 Students
# Teachers
1,490 Teachers
68,837 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

St. Louis City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 556 school districts in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 73% has increased from 71% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MO)
Overall District Rank
#532 out of 557 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of St. Louis City  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of St. Louis City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of St. Louis City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
73%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of St. Louis City  School District and public school graduation rate of MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.38
0.49
# American Indian Students
30 Students
3,345 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
480 Students
18,291 Students
% Asian Students
3%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,207 Students
67,492 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
8%
# Black Students
14,515 Students
134,874 Students
% Black Students
77%
15%
# White Students
2,345 Students
614,358 Students
% White Students
13%
69%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
3,402 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
167 Students
45,315 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,649
30,952
# Students in K Grade:
1,418
64,117
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,374
62,556
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,441
63,823
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,395
63,594
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,434
64,202
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,350
64,701
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,260
65,926
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,146
67,859
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,181
69,522
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,326
72,441
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,307
68,101
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,198
65,171
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,268
64,112
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,397 is higher than the state median of $15,159. The school district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,103 is higher than the state median of $13,980. The school district spending/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MO)
Total Revenue
$420 MM
$13,447 MM
This chart display total revenue of St. Louis City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$358 MM
$12,401 MM
This chart display total spending of St. Louis City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$22,397
$15,159
This chart display average revenue per public school student in St. Louis City  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,103
$13,980
This chart display average spending per public school student in St. Louis City  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best St. Louis City School District Public Schools (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.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
Central Visual/perf. Arts High School
Magnet School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3125 S Kingshighway Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 771-2772
Grades: 9-12
| 389 students
Rank: #1111.
George Washington Carver Elementary School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3325 Bell
Saint Louis, MO 63106
(314) 932-1464
Grades: PK-5
| 125 students
Rank: #1212.
Oak Hill Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4300 Morganford Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63116
(314) 481-0420
Grades: PK-5
| 220 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Dewey Sch.-internat'l. Studies
Magnet School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
815 Ann Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 645-4845
Grades: PK-5
| 411 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Woerner Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6131 Leona St
Saint Louis, MO 63116
(314) 481-8585
Grades: PK-5
| 364 students
Rank: #15 - 2015. - 20.
Beaumont Cte High School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3836 Natural Bridge Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63107
(314) 533-2410
Grades: 9-12
| 181 students
Rank: #15 - 2015. - 20.
Bryan Hill Elementary School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4342 Aldine
Saint Louis, MO 63113
(314) 534-0370
Grades: PK-5
| 163 students
Rank: #15 - 2015. - 20.
Community Access Job Training
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4915 Donovan Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63109
(314) 481-4095
Grades: 8-12
| 96 students
Rank: #15 - 2015. - 20.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 Hogan St
Saint Louis, MO 63106
(314) 231-2459
Grades: PK-5
| 119 students
Rank: #15 - 2015. - 20.
Peabody Elementary School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1224 S 14th St
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 241-1533
Grades: PK-5
| 141 students
Rank: #15 - 2015. - 20.
Shenandoah Elementary School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3412 Shenandoah Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 772-7544
Grades: PK-6
| 150 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Mann Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4047 Juniata St
Saint Louis, MO 63116
(314) 772-4545
Grades: PK-6
| 277 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Shaw Visual/perf. Arts Ctr.
Magnet School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5329 Columbia Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 776-5091
Grades: PK-5
| 319 students
Rank: #2323.
Soldan International Studies
Magnet School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
918 N Union Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63108
(314) 367-9222
Grades: 9-12
| 516 students
Rank: #2424.
Busch Middle School Character Athletics
Magnet School
Math: 6% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5910 Clifton Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63109
(314) 352-1043
Grades: 6-8
| 381 students
Rank: #2525.
Compton-drew Ilc Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 5% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5130 Oakland Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 652-9282
Grades: 6-8
| 513 students
Rank: #2626.
Froebel Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3709 Nebraska Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63118
(314) 771-3533
Grades: PK-5
| 172 students
Rank: #27 - 3127. - 31.
Carnahan Sch. Of The Future
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4041 S Broadway
Saint Louis, MO 63118
(314) 457-0582
Grades: 9-12
| 226 students
Rank: #27 - 3127. - 31.
Columbia Elem. Comm. Ed. Ctr.
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3120 St Louis Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63106
(314) 533-2750
Grades: PK-6
| 185 students
Rank: #27 - 3127. - 31.
Miller Career Academy
Vocational School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 N Grand
Saint Louis, MO 63106
(314) 371-0394
Grades: 9-12
| 568 students
Rank: #27 - 3127. - 31.
Mullanphy Botanical Gardens
Magnet School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4221 Shaw Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 772-0994
Grades: PK-5
| 478 students
Rank: #27 - 3127. - 31.
Washington Montessori
Magnet School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1130 N Euclid Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63113
(314) 361-0432
Grades: PK-5
| 302 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Gateway Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 5% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4 Gateway Dr
Saint Louis, MO 63106
(314) 241-8255
Grades: PK-5
| 578 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Lyon At Blow Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 5% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
516 Loughborough Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63111
(314) 353-1353
Grades: PK-8
| 289 students
Rank: #34 - 4434. - 44.
Adams Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1311 Tower Grove Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 535-3910
Grades: PK-6
| 186 students
Rank: #34 - 4434. - 44.
Ames Visual/perf. Arts
Magnet School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2900 Hadley
Saint Louis, MO 63107
(314) 241-7165
Grades: PK-5
| 190 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to St. Louis City School District?
St. Louis City School District manages 67 public schools serving 18,747 students.
What is the rank of St. Louis City School District?
St. Louis City School District is ranked #531 out of 556 school districts in Missouri (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Missouri school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in St. Louis City School District?
77% of St. Louis City School District students are Black, 13% of students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of St. Louis City School District?
St. Louis City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is equal to the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What is St. Louis City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $19,103 is higher than the state median of $13,980. The school district spending/student has grown by 18% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 67 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 18,747 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 73% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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