St. Louis City Schools
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St. Louis College Prep

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: 6 – 10 (Adding 11 next year)
  • 280 Students
  • Average Class Size: 20
  • Theme: College Prep
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
  • School Day: 8am – 4:30pm
  • Extended Care: 4:30pm – 6pm
  • Extended Calendar: Longer school day (8 hours compared to 6 hours) and longer school year (190 days compared to 174).
  • Opened in 2011
  • Uniform Required
  • "Over our first four years of operation, our scholars have averaged up to two years worth of growth in Math, Reading, Writing and Science. One year at SCP = up to two years at most schools"
  • In 2017-18 St. Louis College Prep plans to have its new 11th graders taking college level classes on area college campuses with the goal of every scholar graduating with a number of college credits and some students achieving their Associates Degree before graduation. This unique approach to dual-enrollment will give St. Louis College Prep scholars valuable experience on college campuses while still having the school's support staff as a safety net, giving the scholars a clear advantage in college.
  • See their Missouri Charter School Application: http://dese.mo.gov/sites/default/files/qs-chartera...
  • Extracurriculars: Girls On The Run, boys basketball, girls basketball, yoga club, chess club, bike works, soccer club, theater club, robotics club, cooking club, cheerleading, cross country, track, sewing club, and student council
  • Special Education: "We offer full special education services and currently 15% of our scholars qualify for special education. We have a 'push in' philosophy."
  • Parent Involvement: "Parent involvement is an integral portion of our school's success, and we seek to increasingly integrate parents into the culture of our school through not only communication with their own child, but through volunteer opportunities in the school. For more information on how to make a difference at SCP, contact Ryan Robertson, volunteer coordinator, at rrobertson@southcityprep.org"

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Reviews (6)

  • Really, really, love this school!Parent 03/17/2016
    I really love all of my child's teachers. This has been a really big help to my son.
  • Can't wait for the new school year!Teacher/Staff 07/23/2015
    Beautiful new facilities, great new freshman class, same passionate staff with some wonderful additions- only a few reasons why SCP is the best!
  • Paving the path to collegeOther 07/01/2015
    SCP emphasizes getting its scholars to college every day. Excited for the new high school to continue this mission!
  • Passionate and dedicated staffOther 07/01/2015
    I'm consistently impressed by how much the teachers here encourage both academic and personal growth. Both in and out of the classroom, teachers urge students to work hard, assume responsibility, and demonstrate respect. As a student at WashU that volunteers with a number of youth groups, I can honestly... More
  • Best school in the city!Parent 07/01/2015
    My daughter has been at SCP since January and her reading skills have improved tremendously! I often walk into her room at home and she is reading a book for fun!
  • The staff really cares about the scholars!Other 07/01/2015
    As an Americorps VISTA, working at SCP has been a very fulfilling experience. I love how much the staff goes above and beyond to meet each scholars' need.
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Diversity

  • Somewhat Diverse Racially

Performance

This School SLPS Avg
68.8% 8.1% 74.6% 1.5%
In 2016, earned 68.8% of possible APR/MSIP points
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Test Scores

This School SLPS Avg State Avg
25.4% 31.4% 55.8%
In 2016, 25.4% of students tested Proficient or Above
For more details, see MODESE's School Report Card

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