St. Louis City Schools

Northwest Academy of Law


  • Grades Served: 9 – 12
  • 371 Students
  • Theme: Vocational, Law
  • School Day: 7:10am – 2:07pm
  • Opened in 1964
  • Uniform Required
  • Northwest Academy of Law focuses on preparing students for careers in the fields of law and law enforcement. Students have the opportunity to explore the career paths of lawyers, judges, police officers, crime scene investigators and FBI agents.
  • Admission requirements:
  • Northwest Academy of Law is technically a "Choice" school, and as such, only students living in the city of St. Louis may attend.
  • 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



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  • Lacks Racial Diversity


This School SLPS Avg
68.6% -0.7% 74.6% 1.5%
In 2016, earned 68.6% of possible APR/MSIP points
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Test Scores

This School SLPS Avg State Avg
33% 31.4% 55.8%
In 2016, 33% of students tested Proficient or Above
For more details, see MODESE's School Report Card

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