St. Charles West High School

3601 Droste Rd
Saint Charles, MO 63301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
St. Charles West High School serves 644 students in grades 9-12.
St. Charles West High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 644 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

St. Charles West High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

St. Charles West High School's student population of 644 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
644 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
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School Rankings

St. Charles West High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of St. Charles West High School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#439 out of 2092 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
15%
15%
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White
64%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is St. Charles West High School's ranking?
St. Charles West High School is ranked #439 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
What is the graduation rate of St. Charles West High School?
The graduation rate of St. Charles West High School is 85-89%, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 89%.
How many students attend St. Charles West High School?
644 students attend St. Charles West High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of St. Charles West High School students are White, 15% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of St. Charles West High School?
St. Charles West High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does St. Charles West High School offer ?
St. Charles West High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is St. Charles West High School part of?
St. Charles West High School is part of St. Charles R-VI School District.

School Reviews

2   2/22/2010
MAP scores dropping with each passing year. Math teachers and Math scores will not impress anyone. A lot of bullying, drugs, bad behavior in general, and I'm not seeing where the faculty is doing anything about it. At one time I had a very very high opinion of this school, but it has changed and not for the better. I will give them this though; those who do participate in the extracurricular activities, teachers as well as students, seem to participate with a great deal of pride and hard work.
- Posted by Parent - bonni

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 644 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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