Saint Louis University High School, founded in 1818, is a private, Jesuit secondary educational institution located in Forest Park South in the City of St. Louis.
The school provides a premier education infused with the five-century-old tradition and philosophy of St. Ignatius of Loyola, Founder of the Society of Jesus.
Since its inception, SLUH has been preparing young men not only for college, but for full lives as intelligent and compassionate individuals.
SLUH helps develop each student in an environment that fosters the growth of the whole person.
Its curriculum is designed to challenge the abilities of students while engaging their interest.
The SLUH community aims to instill in young men not only knowledge, but spiritual, moral and aesthetic values that will prepare them for a life of high achievement, community service and personal fulfillment.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 997 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

St. Louis University High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
997 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
St. Louis University High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
91 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Saint Louis University High School, founded in 1818, is a private, Jesuit secondary educational institution located in Forest Park South in the City of St. Louis. The school provides a premier education infused with the five-century-old tradition and philosophy of St. Ignatius of Loyola, Founder of the Society of Jesus. Since its inception, SLUH has been preparing young men not only for college, but for full lives as intelligent and compassionate individuals. SLUH helps develop each student in an environment that fosters the growth of the whole person. Its curriculum is designed to challenge the abilities of students while engaging their interest. The SLUH community aims to instill in young men not only knowledge, but spiritual, moral and aesthetic values that will prepare them for a life of high achievement, community service and personal fulfillment.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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What is St. Louis University High School's ranking?

St. Louis University High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for St. Louis University High School?

The application deadline for St. Louis University High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 997 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Saint Louis, MO is $15,095 for elementary schools and $16,950 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Louis, MO is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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