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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    C-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A-
Miller Career Academy is a public school located in St Louis, MO. It has 593 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 52% of students are at least proficient in math and 77% in reading.
Address
1000 N Grand
St Louis, MO 63106
Telephone
(314) 371-0394
Website

Miller Career Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
52%
Average Graduation Rate
46%
Average SAT
Average ACT
19
86 responses
AP Enrollment
12%
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Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$22,513
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$782
National
$949
Median Home Value
$17,709
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.12 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 26 responses
Report
  • Pep Rallys
    35%
  • Spirit Week
    27%
  • Homecoming
    19%
  • The senior Pranks
    19%

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
593
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.11 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,352
Teachers in First/Second Year
23.9%
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.17 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.17 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.17 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$13,028/ year
National
$12,239
76%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.17 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.17 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.17 responses
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This school has room for improvement. The academics aren't the primary focus which in the long run kills the students chances at going to decent colleges. Clubs and activities aren't promoted enough despite the school's reputation of being excellent in them. Sports are the focus of the school, but for some reason the school doesn't know how to keep good people around to push students to go to that extra mile. The students here aren't ready for college in the slightest. Some of he teachers try to force down your throat information that isn't essential to going to college or paying for it. The school doesn't receive the resources it needs and when it does it fails to use them correctly. Despite all this the school has a positive atmosphere around it. Most of the teachers expect those few described earlier have a true care of the students and try to push them whenever they can to be something better in life then what's promoted in contemporary society.
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Career Academy is a good school. The academics are good to me I have not witnessed one teacher that was not there to teach. Although some teachers teach differently I believe they all have the same motive. Sports are excellent to me are one of the best high-schools for sports. Like all teams we lose games, but it is rare. The school prepares us for college as they should. We have meetings and on our down time we have opportunities to get information or apply for colleges and scholarships. The only thing I do not like about my school is that sometimes the staff and or administrators can be selfish. For example, because they have already graduated they do not care how hard they are making it on us. School is like prison rather then school, I thought school was suppose to be enjoyable.
I had lots of fun at Miller Career Academy. While attending here, i had a wonderful time playing baseball and football. And I had a lot of fun meeting new people. Most of the teachers here are really nice and are very helpful when it comes to the work.