St. Louis City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 74 public schools serving 19,299 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 17% (versus the Missouri public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 21% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in St. Louis City School District are Mallinckrodt A.b.i. Elementary School, Kennard/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 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Missouri.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri public school average of 30% (majority Black).

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%)

Overview

School District Name
St. Louis City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MO)
# Schools
74 Schools
2,460 Schools
# Students
19,299 Students
878,097 Students
# Teachers
1,650 Teachers
66,519 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

St. Louis City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 553 school districts in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 73% has increased from 71% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MO)
Overall District Rank
#538 out of 557 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of St. Louis City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
42%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
49%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
73%
90%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.38
0.49
# American Indian Students
25 Students
3,241 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
574 Students
18,050 Students
% Asian Students
3%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,110 Students
63,182 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
7%
# Black Students
15,006 Students
134,802 Students
% Black Students
78%
15%
# White Students
2,487 Students
611,654 Students
% White Students
13%
70%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
3,148 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
97 Students
43,176 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,205
26,281
# Students in K Grade:
1,430
59,583
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,569
62,527
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,534
62,577
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,482
63,368
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,466
64,113
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,490
65,454
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,269
66,738
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,259
69,231
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,273
69,708
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,255
70,304
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,336
68,237
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,365
65,688
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,366
64,288
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,821 is higher than the state median of $12,182. The school district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,751 is higher than the state median of $11,663. The school district spending/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MO)
Total Revenue
$402 MM
$7 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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$362 MM
$6 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 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,821
$12,182
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,751
$11,663
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best St. Louis City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mallinckrodt A.b.i. Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
6020 Pernod Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 352-9212
Grades: PK-5
| 273 students
Rank: #22.
Kennard/classical Jr. Acad.
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5031 Potomac
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 353-8875
Grades: PK-5
| 258 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Collegiate School Of Med/bio
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1547 S. Theresa Av
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 696-2290
Grades: 9-12
| 261 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Metro High School
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4015 Mcpherson Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63108
(314) 534-3894
Grades: 9-12
| 363 students
Rank: #55.
Mckinley Class. Leadership Ac.
Math: 73% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2156 Russell Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 773-0027
Grades: 6-12
| 598 students
Rank: #66.
Mason Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6031 Southwest Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 645-1201
Grades: PK-6
| 462 students
Rank: #77.
Central Visual/perf. Arts High School
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
3125 S Kingshighway Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 771-2772
Grades: 9-12
| 380 students
Rank: #88.
Buder Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
5319 Lansdowne Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63109
(314) 352-4343
Grades: PK-5
| 393 students
Rank: #99.
Miller Career Academy
Vocational School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 N Grand
Saint Louis, MO 63106
(314) 371-0394
Grades: 9-12
| 470 students
Rank: #1010.
Cleveland Njrotc Academy
Magnet School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3125 S Kingshighway
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 776-1301
Grades: 9-12
| 206 students
Rank: #1111.
Soldan International Studies
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
918 N Union Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63108
(314) 367-9222
Grades: 9-12
| 441 students
Rank: #1212.
Dewey Sch.-internat'l. Studies
Magnet School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
815 Ann Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 645-4845
Grades: PK-5
| 352 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Lexington Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5030 Lexington Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63115
(314) 385-2522
Grades: PK-5
| 249 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Oak Hill Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4300 Morganford Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63116
(314) 481-0420
Grades: PK-5
| 208 students
Rank: #1515.
Gateway High School
Magnet School
Math: 16% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5101 Mcree Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 776-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 926 students
Rank: #1616.
Community Access Job Training
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4915 Donovan Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63109
(314) 481-4095
Grades: 8-12
| 109 students
Rank: #1717.
Gateway Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 21% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4 Gateway Dr
Saint Louis, MO 63106
(314) 241-8255
Grades: PK-5
| 487 students
Rank: #1818.
Mullanphy Botanical Gardens
Magnet School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4221 Shaw Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 772-0994
Grades: PK-5
| 400 students
Rank: #1919.
Busch Ms Character Athletics
Magnet School
Math: 13% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5910 Clifton Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63109
(314) 352-1043
Grades: 6-8
| 419 students
Rank: #2020.
Woerner Elementary School
Math: 15% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
6131 Leona St
Saint Louis, MO 63116
(314) 481-8585
Grades: PK-5
| 401 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Froebel Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3709 Nebraska Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63118
(314) 771-3533
Grades: PK-5
| 163 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Sigel Elem. Comm. Ed. Ctr.
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2050 Allen Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 771-0010
Grades: PK-6
| 207 students
Rank: #2323.
Carnahan Sch. Of The Future
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4041 S Broadway
Saint Louis, MO 63118
(314) 457-0582
Grades: 9-12
| 319 students
Rank: #2424.
Roosevelt High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
3230 Hartford St
Saint Louis, MO 63118
(314) 776-6040
Grades: 9-12
| 425 students
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Ames Visual/perf. Arts
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2900 Hadley
Saint Louis, MO 63107
(314) 241-7165
Grades: PK-5
| 178 students
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Mann Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4047 Juniata St
Saint Louis, MO 63116
(314) 772-4545
Grades: PK-6
| 282 students
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Shaw Visual/perf. Arts Ctr.
Magnet School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5329 Columbia Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 776-5091
Grades: PK-5
| 315 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Bryan Hill Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4342 Aldine
Saint Louis, MO 63113
(314) 534-0370
Grades: PK-5
| 144 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Transportation And Law
Math: 15-19% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5140 Riverview Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63120
(314) 385-4774
Grades: 9-12
| 150 students
Rank: #3030.
Compton-drew Ilc Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 12% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5130 Oakland Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 652-9282
Grades: 6-8
| 498 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Adams Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1311 Tower Grove Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 535-3910
Grades: PK-6
| 205 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Hodgen Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1616 California
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 771-2539
Grades: PK-6
| 186 students
Rank: #3333.
Hamilton Elem. Community Ed.
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4160 N Kingshighway
Saint Louis, MO 63115
(314) 367-0552
Grades: PK-5
| 258 students
Rank: #3434.
Carr Lane Vpa Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 8% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1004 N Jefferson Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63106
(314) 231-0413
Grades: 6-8
| 447 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Elias Michael Elementary School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2 Gateway Dr
Saint Louis, MO 63106
(314) 241-0993
Grades: PK-8
| 54 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • St. Louis City
  • 801 N 11TH ST, ST LOUIS, MO, 63101-1401
  • (314) 231-3720
  • slps.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 19,299 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 73% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38

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