Accreditation: Distinction in Performance from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Financial Management: Standard and Poor's rating of AAA, one of only four school districts in Missouri to receive such a high rating.
Safe, Caring Schools: 2016 National District of Character by Character.org.
19 Elementary Schools
6 Middle Schools
4 High Schools
Official Enrollment: 20,857
10 National Blue Ribbon Schools
15 Missouri Gold Star Schools of Excellence
2016 National District of Character
18 National Schools of Character
19 Missouri Schools of Character
Separate Campuses for Gifted, Early Childhood and Alternative High School Education
Average Students per Class
14 Students to all teachers
17 Students per classroom teacher
262 Students to administrators
Graduation Rate: 96.6%
Dropout Rate: 0.60%
Total Employees: 3,528
This number does not include seasonal employees, as well as substitute teachers.
Certified Teachers with Advanced Degrees: 84%
15 Average Years of Experience
About This Data
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) website contains pertinent school-related data at the state level, district level and school level.
To access this data, begin by going to the
Missouri Dashboard. This dashboard includes multiple options from which to choose regarding Missouri and its schools. It also includes a
Training Center that will guide you step-by-step through an online training module of the Missouri Comprehensive Data System.
Updated December 2018