St. Louis City Schools

Cleveland Naval Junior ROTC Academy


  • Grades Served: 9 – 12
  • 298 Students
  • Average Class Size: 20
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
  • School Day: 7:10am – 2:07pm
  • Opened in 1915
  • Uniform Required
  • Cleveland Junior Naval Academy is accredited with distinction by the state of Missouri. We are a military school with a strong emphasis on leadership development and academic achievement. Students have opportunity to practice leadership though the structure embedded in the NJROTC program. We also focus on civic engagement, community service and social justice.
  • Admission requirements:
  • Cleveland was selected as one of the 3 high schools in the country to receive the National Distinguished Title 1 School Award. We were named by Newsweek as one of the top performing high schools in the country and awarded a gold star. We were selected as a national instructional model for AVID. We received a bronze star from US News and World Report. We are accredited with distinction by the state.
  • Cleveland Track and Field Team won State Championship three times: 2012, 2017, 2018.
  • Cleveland sent a cross country team to state in 2015. It was the first SLPS team to attend state in 55 years, the team won State Championship in 2017.
  • Extracurriculars: Football, Basketball. Soccer, Baseball, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Cross-Country, Wrestling, Cheerleading, Drill Teams, Debate, Chess, Robotics, Coding
  • Special Education: Limited services for learning disabilities: no self-contained classrooms, no modified curriculum, no resource classes.
  • Parent Involvement: Parents have the opportunity to work concession stands for sporting events. We have parent nights for sports and FAFSA workshops. We have parent conferences twice a year and parents are often invited to meet with teams of teachers to discuss their children. We have a parent community specialist who plans and implements parent activities.
  • 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
  • Offers 7 AP Classes


  • Somewhat Diverse Racially


This School SLPS Avg
94.3% 1.4% 74.6% 1.5%
In 2016, earned 94.3% of possible APR/MSIP points
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Test Scores

This School SLPS Avg State Avg
44.4% 31.4% 55.8%
In 2016, 44.4% of students tested Proficient or Above
For more details, see MODESE's School Report Card

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