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Buder Elementary School

Information Updated March 2021
  • Grades Pre-K-5
  • 283 Students
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5319 Lansdowne Avenue
St. Louis MO, 63109
This school is wheelchair accessible

COVID Contingency*

Attendance Options
In-Person Learning:
100% Virtual Learning:
Blended Learning: n/a
Attendance Adjustment Options Undefined
School Provided Laptop or Tablet
School's Learning Plan Visit School Website
*This information is subject to change.


School Hours

Core School Hours 8:05am - 3:02pm
Before School Care
After School Care 6:00pm End time



School Bus
Post-Activity Transportation
Public Transit Options



Tuition Free Financial Assistance n/a Uniform
USDA Food Program
  Yes - All Students Eligible
Free Breakfast
Free Lunch

About The School

School Mission
One team: Inspiring each other every day to grow in every way.
Quick Facts
  • Nearly 50% of our students speak a language in addition to English.We have a very diverse student body. Our students want to attend our school; students hail from 13 ZIP codes.
  • We deeply value inclusion and offer three integrated Special Ed classes. We offer a sensory room, speech and language class, and therapy. Buder is one of the strongest-performing academic schools in St. Louis
  •  We have 5 PreK classrooms. We are in our 101st year of school. Throughout all our years, we value field trips, outdoor activities, traditional parades, and decades-old annual activities. 

Parent Coordinator
Teachers On Staff 32
Teachers Returning from Last Year 94%
Nurses On Staff Full Time
Counselors On Staff Full Time
Social Workers On Staff Part Time
Special Education

Student Diversity

Total Students 283
American Indian / Alaska Native n/a
Asian 2.5%
Black 29.3%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander n/a
Hispanic 10.9%
White 57.2%
Multiracial n/a
Total Students 283
Male 57%
Female 43%
Limited English Proficient 45.2%
Students With Disabilities 30%
Low Income n/a

Education Focus

  • Vocal Music
  • Instrumental Music
Visual & Performing Arts
  • n/a
World Languages
  • n/a
Special Education


After School Clubs
  • Chess Club
  • Student Council
  • Soccer-Coed
  • Basketball-Coed
  • Volleyball-Coed
  • Basketball-Grils
  • Soccer-Girls
Visual Arts
  • Girls on the Run

School Visits &

Application Deadline n/a
Application Fee
Interview Required
Requirements / Recommended Tests
Enrollment Criteria
  • Current proof of residency
  • Child's birth certificate
  • Immunization/physical/shot records
  • Parent/guardian photo ID
  • Parenting plan/court order or proof of guardianship (if applicable)
Enrollment Contact Irene Cotton

Key Upcoming Dates

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