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2022 Best High Schools in the St. Louis Area

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in St. Louis Area.

    John Burroughs School

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    Private School,

    ST. LOUIS, MO,

    7-12,

    74 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says As a parent of two students, I can tell you that this is a fantastic and nurturing institution … not just because it is one of the top college prep schools, but the culture is what makes it special.....

    Read 74 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 650,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Private High Schools in St. Louis Area.

    Thomas Jefferson School

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    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    7-12,

    69 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I graduated in 2020, and I attended for six years (7th-12th). TJ is a jewel. The diverse community allowed me to see different perspectives on life. I met some of the best people while I was there.....

    Read 69 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 81,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  3. #2 Best Public High Schools in St. Louis Area.

    Clayton High School

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    School District of Clayton, MO,

    9-12,

    161 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The teachers that I have had have been excellent. Most go above and beyond to ensure that students are performing well in their classes, and doing well emotionally as well. Many teachers also work....

    Read 161 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 906,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  4. #4 Best Public High Schools in St. Louis Area.

    Kirkwood Senior High School

    Kirkwood School District, MO,

    9-12,

    276 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Great school spirit culture/atmosphere to learn in. Has the feel of a public yet private school. The majority of students are really smart kids who get into high-ranking colleges. The small town feel....

    Read 276 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,781,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  5. #8 Best Private High Schools in St. Louis Area.

    Visitation Academy

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    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am currently a sophomore at Viz and I love it! The welcoming community of intelligent girls and faculty is the reason I can call VIZ a second home. I joined as a freshman and was immediately....

    Read 156 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 585,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  6. #7 Best Public High Schools in St. Louis Area.

    Marquette Senior High School

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    Rockwood R-VI School District, MO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Marquette is a wonderful highschool with a diverse student body and the best teachers. My favorite thing about this school is that no one feels left out; everyone has a place to be with the hundreds....

    Read 473 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,376,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  7. #10 Best Private High Schools in St. Louis Area.

    Cor Jesu Academy

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    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    9-12,

    185 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Oh do I miss that school! How great is that opportunity to MISS my high school! Cor Jesu provided me with the best opportunities. I met my best friends there, and I talk to at least one CJ gal....

    Read 185 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 626,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  8. #11 Best Private High Schools in St. Louis Area.

    Principia School

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    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    PK, K-12,

    121 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says My daughter came to Principia this Fall after a difficult experience at her CA public school during the pandemic. The teachers and staff have helped her improve her grades drastically, raise her....

    Read 121 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 400,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  9. #14 Best Private High Schools in St. Louis Area.

    St. Joseph's Academy

    Private School,

    ST. LOUIS, MO,

    9-12,

    158 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I had the best time at St. Joe! I truly could not imagine attending high school anywhere else.St. Joe has a wide range of activities (that are all given attention they deserve!) and can suite people of many interests. I loved attending the musicals and plays, choir and ensemble performances,...St. Joe helps develop the most well-rounded and amazing women! I am so proud to be an angel alum..

    Read 158 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 505,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  10. #8 Best Public High Schools in St. Louis Area.

    Rockwood Summit Senior High School

    Rockwood R-VI School District, MO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I am a recent graduate of Rockwood Summit. During my time there I was involved in the school newspaper, marching band, winter guard, NHS, symphonic band, Renaissance committee and Link Crew. I took....

    Read 200 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,302,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  11. #16 Best Private High Schools in St. Louis Area.

    Rosati-Kain High School

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    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    9-12,

    247 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I can honestly say that my four years at Rosati set the foundation for all of the successes and joys I've had in my life: my career, my family, and the strong group of incredible women that I call my....

    Read 247 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 265,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,