De Smet Jesuit High School

233 N New Ballas Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141-0631
Tel: (314)567-3500
Grades: 9-12 | 964 students
DeSmet Jesuit High School is a Catholic, college preparatory community whose members work together to build a challenging, academic environment set in the context of the life and sprit of Jesus Christ.
While members are constantly encouraged to develop strong personal values and convictions, they achieve success by realizing their leadership potentials through positively impacting the lives of those around them.
They also learn and live the values of St. Ignatius by being intellectually competent, open to growth, religious, loving, and committed to doing justice in generous service to the people of God.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students 964 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade De Smet Jesuit High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
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5.0 Stars   03/14/13
My son went here and received a quality education. Due to the advanced curriculum he was able to receive over $100,000 in scholarships.
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