The Ferguson-Florissant School District is a community of families and neighborhoods. Fully accredited by the State, the district provides an excellent comprehensive educational program for more than 12,000 children from preschool through 12th grade. The district is comprised of 17 elementary schools, three middle schools, three high schools and one alternative school as well as a nationally-recognized early education program, the Probe gifted education program, the award-winning Challenger Learning Center and the Little Creek Nature Area.
The Hazelwood School District is a fully accredited, collaborative learning community of over 18,000 students guided by a relentless focus to ensure each student achieves maximum growth. The second largest district in the St. Louis Metro Area, the District extends from I-70 on the west and the I-270 bridge on the east, covering 78 square miles, an area larger than the City of St. Louis. Its northern and southern boundaries are the two Great Rivers, the Missouri and the Mississippi, and I-270 comprising 8 municipalities including Bellefontaine Neighbors, Black Jack, Bridgeton Ferguson, Florissant, Hazelwood and parts of unincorporated St. Louis County.
Jennings School District has a long and distinguished history, extending back over 125 years to 1871. The School District of Jennings is located in North St. Louis County and is adjacent to the City of St. Louis. It is composed of three townships, Jennings, Country Club Hills, and Flordell Hills. The School District consists of over 3,000 K-12 students. The mission of the Jennings School District is to ensure that each student develops a passion for learning through challenging curricula; rigorous academic standards; innovative, stimulating educational environments and a passion that education is a life long pursuit.
The Normandy School District was founded in 1894. It is located in St. Louis County, directly northwest of St. Louis City. The district encompasses unincorporated areas of St. Louis County and 24 different municipalities, creating a very unique and diverse school setting. The 4,000 students in the district benefit from a strong and aggressive curriculum, nationally recognized academic programs, a full-range of extracurricular activities, a highly educated and motivated teaching force, low pupil/teacher ratios, and teams of specially trained counselors and social workers – all committed to enhancing each student’s academic and personal growth.
Pattonville School District, a fully-accredited district located in Northwest St. Louis County, is a great place to live and learn. The district encompasses parts of the municipalities of Bridgeton, Maryland Heights and St. Ann. Other portions are in unincorporated St. Louis County (near Creve Coeur and Overland.) Pattonville’s mission, “That ALL Will Learn,” is rooted in the belief that every child is important. Every day, for the Pattonville community, is a fresh opportunity to put that belief into action while serving the 6000+ children in their district.
The Ritenour School District, a fully-accredited district located in Northwest St. Louis County, is one of the oldest districts in the metropolitan area. Their proud history began with Buck School, a one-room log cabin built in 1846. Today, Ritenour embraces the exciting challenges of the future. They have grown from that one room cabin into 10 schools, an early childhood center and a large adult community program. Professional, caring employees, active district parents and a highly supportive community work together to educate a culturally, socially and economically diverse student population of over 6,500 students.
The Riverview Gardens School District creates a community of learners equipped to be competitors in a global society and leaders demonstrating social and civic responsibility. The almost 5,000 students in the district are at the forefront of all decisions. A safe learning climate and caring staff are essential to meeting the social, emotional and academic needs of all students. The school district, families and communities including Bellefontaine, Ferguson, Dellwood, Moline Acres, Riverview, and parts of unincorporated St. Louis County work together for the betterment of all students.
In December 1957, St. Louis County voters passed a referendum establishing a local public school district to support the educational needs of children with disabilities. Since then, working in collaboration with partner districts, they provide technical education and a wide variety of individualized educational and support services designed for each student’s successful contribution to our community. SSD staff provides special education services to students in 265 public schools in 22 school districts in St. Louis County totaling nearly 25,000 students.