St. Louis City Schools

Lift For Life Academy High School

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: 9 – 12
  • 325 Students
  • Average Class Size: 16
  • Theme: College Prep
  • Languages Offered: Mandarin Chinese, Spanish
  • School Day: 7:20am – 2:25pm
  • Extended Calendar: Offers a limited number of advanced and credit recovery courses during the summer term.
  • Opened in 2008
  • Uniform Required
  • Advanced Credit Course through St. Louis University's 1818 program include some of the following: College English, Modern World History, Philosophy, Statistics and Calculus
  • Since 2012, LFLA High School has placed approximately 80% of graduates in 2 & 4-year colleges/universities, the military, and technical education programs.
  • Since 2012, over 90% of LFLA High School seniors have participated in ACT testing. This has outpaced the statewide participation average by approximately 15 percentage points the past three years.
  • "Performance on the state's End-of-Course Exams in Algebra I, English II, Biology, and Government outperform the city's comprehensive high schools and most of the magnet high schools. "
  • Extracurriculars: Football, Basketball (boys/girls), Track and Field (boys/girls), Wrestling, Volleyball (girls), Cheerleading, Tennis (girls), Step Team, Book Battle, Student Council
  • Special Education: Provides special education services that align to a student's individualized educational program. At the high school, this includes an emphasis on the transition of secondary students to educational and work opportunities beyond high school.
  • Parent Involvement: Parent University, College Nights, Open House, and multiple Parent-Teacher conferences days during the year.


  • Somewhat Diverse Economically90% of students qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


This School SLPS Avg
86.8% 1.4% 74.6% 1.5%
In 2016, earned 86.8% of possible APR/MSIP points
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In 2018, the Graduation Rate for seniors was 90% 90%

Test Scores

This School SLPS Avg State Avg
55.2% 31.4% 55.8%
In 2016, 55.2% of students tested Proficient or Above
For more details, see MODESE's School Report Card
In 2018, the Average ACT Score for students was 16.4 16.4

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