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 Explorers II Day Care Center (0.9 miles away)
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  • Saint Louis
    Loyola Academy Of St Louis
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    3851 Washington Blvd
    Saint LouisMO 63108
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 56 students                      
  • Saint Louis
    Explorers II Day Care Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Non-sectarian)
    3007 Olive Street
    Saint LouisMO 63103
    Daycare / Preschool (Non-sectarian)
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-KG | 25 students                      
  • Saint Louis
    Rosati-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 | Gr. 9-12 | 374 students                      
  • Saint Louis
    4430 Maryland Ave
    Saint LouisMO 63108
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-9 | 112 students                      
  • Saint Louis
    1106 N Jefferson Ave
    Saint LouisMO 63106
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 193 students                      

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