St. Louis City Schools

North Side Community School

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: PK – 5
  • 393 Students
  • Average Class Size: 15
  • School Day: 8:15am – 4:45pm
  • Extended Care: 7:45am – 6pm
  • Extended Calendar: All students attend a four-week summer term that is a continuation, and final term, of the year. The year runs from mid-August to mid-July, with vacations at Christmas, spring, a June recess, and the summer break after summer term. The regular year has averaged 176 days. The summer term is 20 days, making a total year length, on average, of 196 days.
  • Opened in 2009
  • Uniform Required
  • Small class size - our school's classroom size ranges from 15-18 students per class. We believe this allows our teachers to know each student better and have a closer relationship with parents.
  • See their Missouri Charter School Application:
  • High Scope Pre-K - our school officers an academically rigorous Pre-K program for 4 year olds.
  • Extended Day - our students in 2nd-5th grade participate in extended learning in math and reading if they are behind grade level.
  • Student Support Services - our school partners with Little Bit Foundation, Eye Care Charity of Mid-America and Children's Hospital to provide health screenings, personal item needs, books and other services.
  • Extracurriculars: Student Council, Cheerleading, Soccer, Basketball, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, Language Development, Art Club, Choir, Computer Club
  • Special Education: Follows the Missouri compliance model for special education: students are identified by parents or teachers, then tested using standard tests (ie. WIC and WRAT) by a licensed outside provider, if it is deemed appropriate. Students with identified learning problems or disabilities are educated according to the requirements of their IEP.
  • Parent Involvement: Parents are asked to actively participate in their child's education by having regular contact with their teacher, attending field trips and assemblies. Parents can also join the PTO. The Principal has an open door policy, so any parent who wishes to meet with her can do so to discuss their child's education.
  • As a neighborhood charter school, we serve students from our specific neighborhood, defined as being within a 2 mile radius of our school campus



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  • Lacks Economic Diversity96% of students qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


This School SLPS Avg
100% 5% 74.6% 1.5%
In 2016, earned 100% of possible APR/MSIP points
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Test Scores

This School SLPS Avg State Avg
62.2% 31.4% 55.8%
In 2016, 62.2% of students tested Proficient or Above
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