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.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Top Ranked MO School
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 672 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
De Smet Jesuit High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for:
School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Frequently Asked Questions
What is De Smet Jesuit High School's ranking?
De Smet Jesuit High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for De Smet Jesuit High School?
The application deadline for De Smet Jesuit High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
My son graduated from De Smet in 2018 and it was worth every penny. The school's curriculum is incredible and he was molded into an even better human. The service hours, brotherhood, and outlook on life were an incredible 4 years of investment.
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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