University City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,553 students in University 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 University City School District have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the Missouri public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in University City School District are Flynn Park Elementary School, University City Sr. High School and Barbara Jordan Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. University City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Missouri.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Missouri public school average of 30% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

University 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
University 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
7 Schools
2,460 Schools
# Students
2,553 Students
878,097 Students
# Teachers
211 Teachers
66,519 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

University 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 80% has increased from 70% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MO)
Overall District Rank
#499 out of 557 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of University City  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of University 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)
33%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of University 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
80%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of University 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
0.36
0.49
# American Indian Students
1 Student
3,241 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
24 Students
18,050 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
117 Students
63,182 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
7%
# Black Students
2,016 Students
134,802 Students
% Black Students
79%
15%
# White Students
284 Students
611,654 Students
% White Students
11%
70%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
3,148 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
111 Students
43,176 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
105
26,281
# Students in K Grade:
201
59,583
# Students in 1st Grade:
162
62,527
# Students in 2nd Grade:
172
62,577
# Students in 3rd Grade:
213
63,368
# Students in 4th Grade:
195
64,113
# Students in 5th Grade:
202
65,454
# Students in 6th Grade:
181
66,738
# Students in 7th Grade:
207
69,231
# Students in 8th Grade:
193
69,708
# Students in 9th Grade:
190
70,304
# Students in 10th Grade:
172
68,237
# Students in 11th Grade:
181
65,688
# Students in 12th Grade:
179
64,288
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,704 is higher than the state median of $12,182. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,914 is higher than the state median of $11,663. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MO)
Total Revenue
$50 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total revenue of University 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
$46 MM
$6 MM
This chart display total spending of University 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
$19,704
$12,182
This chart display average revenue per public school student in University 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
$17,914
$11,663
This chart display average spending per public school student in University 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 University City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Flynn Park Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7220 Waterman Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63130
(314) 290-4421
Grades: K-5
| 286 students
Rank: #22.
University City Sr. High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7401 Balson Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63130
(314) 290-4100
Grades: 9-12
| 722 students
Rank: #33.
Barbara Jordan Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 N 82nd Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63130
(314) 290-4361
Grades: K-5
| 334 students
Rank: #44.
Jackson Park Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7400 Balson Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63130
(314) 290-4451
Grades: K-5
| 274 students
Rank: #55.
Brittany Woods
Math: 20% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
8125 Groby Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63130
(314) 290-4280
Grades: 6-8
| 581 students
Rank: #66.
Pershing Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6761 Bartmer Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63130
(314) 290-4152
Grades: K-5
| 251 students
Rank: n/an/a
737 Kingsland Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63130
(314) 721-2965
Grades: PK
| 105 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • University City
  • 8136 GROBY RD, UNIVERSITY CITY, MO, 63130-2042
  • (314) 290-4001
  • UCITYSCHOOLS.ORG
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,553 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36

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