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Compton-Drew Investigative Learning Center Middle School (ILC)

Information Updated March 2021
  • Grades 6-8
  • 486 Students
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5130 Oakland Avenue
St. Louis MO, 63110
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 7:10am - 2:10pm
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After School Care



School Bus
Post-Activity Transportation
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Tuition Free Financial Assistance n/a Uniform
USDA Food Program
  Yes - All Students Eligible
Free Breakfast
Free Lunch

About The School

School Mission
The Compton-Drew ILC Middle School will foster a learning community through the collaboration of teacher-facilitated and student-directed life-long learning. Our community will celebrate diversity through inclusionary representations of all societal elements, and we will engage our young citizens for active lives in a democratic society, fostering leadership and respect for individual cultural values. 
Quick Facts
  • One of the few museum schools in the country, partners with the St. Louis Science Center in efforts to promote an emphasis in science and investigative learning.
  • Compton-Drew is proud of our computer programming course and two robotics teams that are run by our future engineers!
Parent Coordinator
Teachers On Staff 30
Teachers Returning from Last Year 97%
Nurses On Staff Full Time
Counselors On Staff Full Time
Social Workers On Staff Full Time
Special Education

Student Diversity

Total Students 486
American Indian / Alaska Native n/a
Asian 3.5%
Black 84%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander n/a
Hispanic 5.3%
White 7%
Multiracial n/a
Total Students 486
Male 56%
Female 45%
Limited English Proficient 9.1%
Students With Disabilities 18.1%
Low Income n/a

Education Focus

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


After School Clubs
  • Robotics
  • Chess
  • Recycling
  • Book Club
  • Flag Football
  • Soccer-Coed
  • Basketball-Coed
  • Volleyball-Coed
  • Cheerleading-Coed
  • Basketball-Grils
Visual Arts
  • Dance
  • Girl Scouts

School Visits &

Application Deadline 11-20-2020
Application Fee
Interview Required
Requirements / Recommended Tests
Enrollment Criteria
  • SLPS Magnet and Choice Schools Acceptance
  • 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 Ms. Crystal Hilson

Key Upcoming Dates

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