St. Louis City Schools

Carnahan High School Of The Future


  • Grades Served: 9 – 12
  • 364 Students
  • Average Class Size: 24
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
  • School Day: 7:10am – 2:07pm
  • Opened in 2006
  • Uniform Required
  • Technology is integrated into every phase of the teaching and learning process. The state-of-the-art building offers a Mac lab, 10 Intelligent Classrooms, Polycom video conferencing and a staff who work to integrate technology into their day to day classroom procedures.
  • Students have the ability to participate in career pathways including CNA, respiratory therapy, culinary arts, cosmetology, construction trades, Advanced Microsoft Help Desk certification, Project Lead the Way -Biomedical Engineering, and Radio/TV Production. They can earn industry certification in these areas.
  • Small size allows all staff to know the entire student body and build a net of support for students, preventing them from getting off-track. Teachers, administrators and support staff work closely together to share important information about students to better personalize their experience in high school.
  • One of three SLPS high schools to send a team to the Global Hack VI, an international computer coding competition with $1 million dollars in prize money.
  • Teachers develop lessons that connect to students' strengths, taking an assets-based approach to lesson design. We also use a restorative discipline approach across our school and culturally relevant pedagogy in our practices inside and outside of the classroom.
  • Extracurriculars: Athletics, FRC and FIRST Robotics, Coding Club, Media Team, Chess, Tutoring, Pep Squad, Dance Team, Drum Line, Student Council, Speech and Debate, Performing Arts Club, Youth and Government, and Girl Scouts' Transformers program
  • Special Education: We have a host of resources to support students with IEPs. In addition to self-contained or class within a class support, we also offer speech/language services, occupational therapy, and vocational training for students who qualify. If you have questions about if we can accommodate the needs of your student, please inquire.
  • Parent Involvement: "Parents serve as teacher aides, chaperones for field trips, and who serve to support our athletic program with dinner before games. We are open and flexible to any opportunities parents bring to us as ideas. We have a full time employee who specifically focuses on parent and community engagement. He supports students by building a bridge to the home, working in tandem with our social worker to complete home visits or schedule parent meetings as students need."
  • Advanced application is required and spots are allocated by lottery. For details including elligibility information, application requirements, lottery schedule and placement procedures, download the SLPS Magnet Guide
  • AP Classes: AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition, AP World History


  • Lacks Racial Diversity


This School SLPS Avg
83.2% 74.6% 1.5%
In 2016, earned 83.2% of possible APR/MSIP points
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Test Scores

This School SLPS Avg State Avg
61.1% 31.4% 55.8%
In 2016, 61.1% of students tested Proficient or Above
For more details, see MODESE's School Report Card

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