Cardinal Ritter College Prep High School

701 N Spring Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63108-0631
     Tel: (314)446-5511
Grades: 9 - 12 | 321 students
Cardinal Ritter College Prep High School mission is to provide an exceptional Catholic urban educational experience for youth that instills attitudes of success and self-worth in our youth through faith development, academic excellence and leadership.
Our college preparatory curriculum applies the most advanced learning theories and technology, and our world-class facility provides a strong learning environment.
We have developed partnerships with art and cultural organizations, universities, businesses and community groups to give our students a breadth of experiences.
Our mission is to help students build knowledge, appreciation and understanding of the community and the larger world.
The Cardinal Ritter Prep environment is loving, nurturing, and fun, with energetic and committed faculty and staff who hold high expectations for themselves and their students.
Graduates take great pride in their high school alma mater and serve as role models and community leaders.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1979

Student Body

Total Students 321 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 99%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Cardinal Ritter College Prep High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jun. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,323
% on Financial Aid 65%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,500
Admissions Director Etefia Umana, JD, MSW
Admissions Associate Lydia Pruitt


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Book & Breakfast Club, Brotherhood, Chess Club, Choir, Diversity, Drama Club, Fusion Teen, Golf Club, Intern Leadership Program, National Honor Society, Pastoral Team, Sisterhood, Spanish Club, Spoken Word, Student Ambassador, Student Council Art Club, Brotherhood, Chess Club, Choir, Diversity, Drama Club, Fusion Teen, Golf Club, Pastoral Team, Sisterhood, Spanish Club, Spoken Word, Book & Breakfast Club,
Intern Leadership Program,
National Honor Society,
Student Ambassador,
Student Council,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rosati-Kain High School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Loyola Academy Of St Louis (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cathedral Basilica School Of St Louis (1.1 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Saint LouisLoyola Academy Of St Louis
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    3851 Washington Blvd
    Saint LouisMO 63108
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.1 mi | 56 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Saint LouisRosati-Kain High School
    All-girls  | Special Program Emphasis  (Roman Catholic)
    4389 Lindell Blvd
    Saint LouisMO 63108
    All-girls  | Special Program Emphasis  (Roman Catholic)
    1 mi | 374 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Saint LouisCathedral Basilica School Of St Louis
      (Roman Catholic)
    4430 Maryland Ave
    Saint LouisMO 63108
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.1 mi | 112 students | Gr. PK-9                      
  • Saint LouisCentral Catholic School And Academy
      (Roman Catholic)
    1106 N Jefferson Ave
    Saint LouisMO 63106
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.2 mi | 193 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Saint LouisDe La Salle Middle School
      (Roman Catholic)
    4145 Kennerly Avenue
    Saint LouisMO 63113
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.3 mi | 65 students | Gr. 5-8                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?          Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Facebook Page Essentials
Facebook Page Essentials
Small private schools often feel that they cannot afford to market their schools. Facebook is free. Here is how to use it effectively.
Attributes Which Make Military Schools Special
What are the attributes which make 21st century military schools so special? We find out in this article.
Don't Forget These Admissions Deadlines
Getting into a private school is a time-consuming process. We look at the various deadlines involved.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.


(enter "N/A" if not applicable)

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Saint Louis, MO is $10,184 for elementary schools and $16,284 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Louis, MO is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos

View more school videos