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2023 Best Charter Schools in the St. Louis Area

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  1. #2 Best Charter Elementary Schools in St. Louis Area.

    Gateway Science Academy of St. Louis - Smiley

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    Gateway Science Academy of St. Louis, MO,

    PK, K-5,

    36 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Words cannot express how grateful I am that we have school choice in the form of charter schools. My oldest son has moved on to GSA Middle and my youngest continues to attend GSA Smiley. We....

    Read 36 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 369,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Charter Elementary Schools in St. Louis Area.

    Lafayette Preparatory Academy

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    Public School,

    ST. LOUIS, MO,

    PK, K-8,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 4.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says As a member of the first graduating class of Lafayette Prep, it's safe to say that it is an amazing school. I attended throughout middle school, which includes 5th through 8th grade. It's a small...The teachers are really helpful and always trying their best to help us learn. They also care about our emotions. If we're not doing so well they take that into consideration. Depending on the...The middle school schedule is unique: The classes are at different times depending on the day. It keeps the school day from feeling monotonous. There are a few classes that are like electives...The school is still young so they still have room to grow, so despite having not all the sports or all the clubs, maybe one day they'll grow into it. There's a lot of future potential for this school!.

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 392,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  3. Lift for Life Academy High School

    Lift for Life Academy, MO,

    9-12,

    12 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I'm a former student and a proud alumni. I would consider Lift For Life Academy as a non conventional institution. Every bit of the teaching and activities are catered toward the specific needs of....

    Read 12 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 357,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  4. Grand Center Arts Academy High School

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    Confluence Academies, MO,

    9-12,

    19 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Grand Center Arts Academy is a performing arts school that teaches you what makes the arts amazing. I attended this high school for my Junior and Senior years. I took musical theater which included....

    Read 19 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 387,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  5. SIU Charter School of East St. Louis

    East St. Louis School District No. 189, IL,

    9-12,

    27 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says SIUE Charter High School is a school centered around failure not being an option. The faculty and staff work hard with students to be successful. The student to teacher ratio is ideal and offers...SIUE Charter High School is located on a college campus which provides students an opportunity to get the feel of college life. Not to mention during the pandemic, virtual course schedules were...Overall SIUE Charter School is a choice school for both students and parents who want a small setting where students can focus on their education and not be peer pressured or overwhelmed by larger....

    Read 27 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C minus,

    Students: 113,

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