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2024 Best Schools in St. Louis County

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

    John Burroughs School

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    Private School,

    ST. LOUIS, MO,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says John Burroughs is an excellent school and on the whole I have enjoyed my time there. The campus and facilities are beautiful and modern, and the general environment is welcoming and friendly. Classes....

    Read 83 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 660,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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

    MICDS - Mary Institute & St. Louis Country Day School

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    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says My experience at MICDS has been very good so far! I've had mental health struggles and they've been extremely supportive and flexible throughout that time. The curriculum is vast and interesting, it....

    Read 180 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,240,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  3. #3 Best Private High Schools in St. Louis County.

    Thomas Jefferson School

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    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Firstly, it is an honor to share with you as a parent our son’s experience this past year (7th grade) at Thomas Jefferson School (TJ). Our son just completed 7th grade, the school’s earliest grade....

    Read 79 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 75,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  4. #1 Best Public High Schools in St. Louis County.

    Ladue Horton Watkins High School

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    Ladue School District, MO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Ladue Horton Watkins High School is a very highly rated school that has both teachers and students alike who are motivated and wish to increase the very potential of the school itself. If you are in....

    Read 258 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,324,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  5. #2 Best Public High Schools in St. Louis County.

    Clayton High School

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    School District of Clayton, MO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall, Clayton High School is a great place to study at. It provides students with teachers who are either highly qualified to teach or very passionate about the subjects that they teach.....

    Read 175 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 881,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  6. #4 Best Private High Schools in St. Louis County.

    Whitfield School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Works Here says The college choice experience at Whitfield is exceptional. Through a multi-year, concierge advising model, students are guided toward the collegiate experiences that will continue to challenge and...Our goal is to make our students' college searches as smooth and stress-free as possible. Communication is crucial; we strive to maintain balanced communication between students, parents, and...The College Counseling team guides students through every single part of the application process, ensuring every element shines light on the exceptionality of our students..

    Read 52 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 407,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  7. #5 Best Private High Schools in St. Louis County.

    Saint Louis Priory School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    7-12,

    92 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The academics are top-notch and the college advisors do a great job finding the best fit for each student. Every teacher I have had has shown me that they care about me and they have helped me get....

    Read 92 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 299,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  8. #6 Best Private High Schools in St. Louis County.

    Principia School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My wife and I are proud parents of a 10-year-old daughter who just completed her 4th grade at Principia! We are a long-term resident of Chesterfield but only got to know about Principia recently from...Our interaction with the teachers and staff members has been very positive because the school promotes an environment that regularly brings parents, teachers, and faculty together to celebrate our....

    Read 135 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 477,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  9. #3 Best Public Elementary Schools in St. Louis County.

    Old Bonhomme Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Ladue School District, MO,

    K-4,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says When we moved here from Chicago, we researched to find a good school district in which to buy a house. We are so glad that we found our home in the Ladue School District and enrolled our twins at Old....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 398,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  10. #3 Best Public High Schools in St. Louis County.

    Lafayette High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Rockwood R-VI School District, MO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I loved going to Lafayette. Most of the teachers I had were great and made it easy to learn. The teachers were always there to help with anything I needed. In all four years that I was there I only....

    Read 338 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,734,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  11. #7 Best Private High Schools in St. Louis County.

    Visitation Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I am a recent graduate from Visitation Academy, and I can confidently say that it was my second home! I had been there all my life, and there was no other place I would want to go to school. The....

    Read 161 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 605,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  12. #4 Best Public High Schools in St. Louis County.

    Parkway West High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Parkway School District, MO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I’m a junior at Parkway West High School in Ballwin, MO, and so far, it has been a great experience. The teachers at the school certainly push students to do their best. Not only that, but most of....

    Read 243 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,393,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  13. #8 Best Private High Schools in St. Louis County.

    Villa Duchesne Upper School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    7-12,

    93 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I transferred to Villa in 6th grade, right before middle school. The decision to switch to Villa is one of the best decisions I have made to this day. I found my people here, found myself, and found....

    Read 93 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 471,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  14. #5 Best Public High Schools in St. Louis County.

    Kirkwood Senior High School

    Kirkwood School District, MO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says In freshman year everything was online or over zoom. I was excited about ceramics but never was able to go to school to use the pottery wheel because of COVID regulations. Sophomore year was during....

    Read 292 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,808,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  15. #6 Best Public High Schools in St. Louis County.

    Parkway Central High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Parkway School District, MO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says It's a nice school! Faculty is passionate about what they do, the school is clean (exempting the female restrooms), and there is a wide variety of classes. It's easy to enroll into AP and honors...The food is less than ideal. Although it's a given that a public high school has poor food, this school takes it to another level- I can count on more than both hands how many times my food has been...There's also the issue of reoccurring racist incidents. They have been happening every year for the past few years, and got recognition in 2021 when someone wrote racist messages on a wall in the...Overall, this is a good school, in a good area..

    Read 187 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,216,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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