St. Louis City Schools

John Burroughs School


  • Grades Served: 7 – 12
  • 600 Students (Coed)
  • Average Class Size: 13
  • Theme: College Preparatory
  • Languages Offered: French, Spanish, German, Russian, Chinese, Latin, Greek
  • Opened in 1923
  • Tuition Range: $26,600 Per Year Average tuition for local Private Schools: $8,803
  • 22% of students receive Financial Aid
  • The Class of 2017 claims 15 National Merit semifinalists and 17 students who were commended in the National Merit Scholarship competition.
  • In the past ten school years (fall 2006 to spring 2016), Burroughs athletic teams claimed 44 state championships and 113 Final Four appearances.
  • Extracurriculars: Every Burroughs class contributes thousands of voluntary hours to community service. More than four dozen other activities range from student government and publications to the International Model United Nations, diversity, chess, cheerleading, robotics and film clubs.
  • Offers 8 AP Classes


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  • Somewhat Diverse Economically22% of students receive Financial Aid
  • Somewhat Diverse Racially

Test Scores

In 2017, the Average ACT Score for students was 33 33

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