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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Missouri.

    John Burroughs School

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    Private School,

    ST. LOUIS, MO,

    7-12,

    75 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 75 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 650,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  2. #2 Best Private High Schools in Missouri.

    Thomas Jefferson School

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    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    7-12,

    74 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 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 74 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 81,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

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  3. #3 Best Private High Schools in Missouri.

    MICDS - Mary Institute & St. Louis Country Day School

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    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Our son went in as a very bright but timid middle schooler and 4 years later came out as a well rounded, critical thinker. The MICDS faculty clearly cares about connecting with the kids in order to....

    Read 168 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,249,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  4. #1 Best Public High Schools in Missouri.

    Ladue Horton Watkins High School

    Ladue School District, MO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I really enjoy being a student at Ladue Horton Watkins High School! All of the teachers are so friendly and are eager to teach. They make sure that the lessons are engaging and I have fun learning. I....

    Read 244 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,315,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  5. #6 Best Private High Schools in Missouri.

    Saint Louis Priory School

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    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    7-12,

    90 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 90 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 304,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

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  6. #7 Best Private High Schools in Missouri.

    St. Louis University High School

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    Private School,

    ST. LOUIS, MO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says We have a freshman at SLUH (2025) who is challenged academically and exposed to new experiences. The teachers are available outside of class, along with advisors and other support services. There....

    Read 232 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 978,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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  7. #9 Best Private High Schools in Missouri.

    Whitfield School

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    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Whitfield is an amazing school. In the past, I have attended schools where I've felt voiceless. So when I got to Whitfield, I was pleasantly surprised. They often asked for student input and that....

    Read 32 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 440,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  8. #13 Best Private High Schools in Missouri.

    Chaminade College Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    ST. LOUIS, MO,

    6-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I have enjoyed attending Chaminade. The academic program is rigorous, and the AP and Advanced college credit classes here have really helped me push myself into new academic territory. The....

    Read 70 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 834,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  9. #4 Best Public High Schools in Missouri.

    Kirkwood Senior High School

    Kirkwood School District, MO,

    9-12,

    277 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 277 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,781,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  10. #5 Best Public High Schools in Missouri.

    Parkway West High School

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    Parkway School District, MO,

    9-12,

    225 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 225 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,414,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  11. #14 Best Private High Schools in Missouri.

    Visitation Academy

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    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    PK, K-12,

    155 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 155 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 585,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

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  12. #15 Best Private High Schools in Missouri.

    Crossroads College Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    7-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I am an alumna from Crossroads class of 2014 and I had a great experience. The school is truly dedicated to social justice, racial equity, and community well-being--in a way that I have never heard....

    Read 57 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 115,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 3 to 1,

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  13. #6 Best Public High Schools in Missouri.

    Parkway Central High School

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    Parkway School District, MO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Parkway Central High School was a good experience for me. I learned a lot about myself and I'm proud of the person that I have become. I have had the opportunity to meet different people from....

    Read 176 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,243,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  14. Ladue Fifth Grade Center

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 343,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  15. #2 Best Public Middle Schools in Missouri.

    Ladue Middle School

    Ladue School District, MO,

    6-8,

    7 Niche users give it an average review of 2.3 stars.

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 980,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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  16. #16 Best Private High Schools in Missouri.

    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,

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  17. #7 Best Public Elementary Schools in Missouri.

    Conway Elementary School

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    Ladue School District, MO,

    K-4,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 344,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  18. #17 Best Private High Schools in Missouri.

    Principia School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    PK, K-12,

    122 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 122 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 400,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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  19. #18 Best Private High Schools in Missouri.

    Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    SAINT LOUIS, MO,

    PK, K-12,

    86 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says My experience at Villa was truly amazing. I honestly wish I could go back and relive those four years. The ratio of teachers to students really helped me get the attention and help to grow I needed.....

    Read 86 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 542,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  20. #20 Best Private High Schools in Missouri.

    Nerinx Hall High School

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    Private School,

    ST. LOUIS , MO,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says What can I say? I love my school. I love my classmates. I love the opportunities and experiences I have had through my four years. Inside the doors of Nerinx there are really special things....

    Read 243 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 564,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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  21. #6 Best Public Middle Schools in Missouri.

    North Kirkwood Middle School

    Kirkwood School District, MO,

    6-8,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says Nice teachers they help and make work fun and make everyone happy and good spots class and include everyone.

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 639,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  22. #7 Best Public Middle Schools in Missouri.

    Parkway West Middle School

    Blue checkmark.

    Parkway School District, MO,

    6-8,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Parkway West Middle is an excellent school. Both my children attend there and love it. Teachers at West Middle have high expectations for learning and care about kids. They make a large school....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,062,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  23. #22 Best Private High Schools in Missouri.

    St. Joseph's Academy

    Private School,

    ST. LOUIS, MO,

    9-12,

    159 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 159 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 505,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

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  24. #14 Best Public Elementary Schools in Missouri.

    Henry Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Parkway School District, MO,

    K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 602,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  25. #9 Best Public Middle Schools in Missouri.

    Parkway Central Middle School

    Blue checkmark.

    Parkway School District, MO,

    6-8,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 2.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Parkway Central Middle School is a great place to start your middle school life. The amazing facilities they have, especially for not being a high school, is encouraging. Being an alum, I remember....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 890,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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