St Louis University High School

  • 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.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2015

Student Body

Total Students997 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade St Louis University High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers91 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / 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.
Show me:
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Louis
     Chaminade College Prep School
    Chaminade College Prep School Photo - 2015 Senior House Captains
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12 | 834 students
    7.8 miles
    425 S. Lindbergh Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63131
    (314) 993-4400
    7.8 6-12
    834
  • Saint Louis
    De Smet Jesuit High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 746 students
    9.9 miles
    233 N New Ballas Rd
    Saint Louis, MO 63141
    (314) 567-3500
    9.9 9-12
    746
  • Saint Louis
    St Mary's High School
    St Mary's High School Photo
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 336 students
    3.8 miles
    4701 S Grand Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63111
    (314) 481-8400
    3.8 9-12
    336
  • Saint Louis
    Grades: 6-12 | 448 students
    11.8 miles
    175 S Mason Rd
    Saint Louis, MO 63141
    (314) 434-5141
    11.8 6-12
    448
  • Saint Louis
    Grades: 9-12 | 262 students
    1.8 miles
    701 N Spring Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63108
    (314) 446-5500
    1.8 9-12
    262

School Reviews

5  
My name is Shelia Jackson and i an 17 yrs old. When working i try to reach my full potential. I love school and achieving my goals
- Posted by

Endorse St Louis University High School. Endorsements 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:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
As the COVID-19 virus spreads throughout the United States, we look at steps schools and parents can take to protect themselves from this highly contagious virus.
Raising children involves constant attention to their development and progress. Identifying learning disabilities must be part of your plan.
This article aims to show you where to look for information about school reopening protocols, school reopening communications, schools that have closed, and schools with COVID-19 cases, among other COVID-19 related issues.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student 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 briefly describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Saint Louis, MO is $12,712 for elementary schools and $16,899 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).