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McKinley Classical Leadership Academy

Information Updated March 2021
  • Grades 6-12
  • 611 Students
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Address
2156 Russell Boulevard
St. Louis MO, 63104
 
This school is wheelchair accessible

COVID Contingency*

Attendance Options
In-Person Learning:
 Yes
100% Virtual Learning:
 Yes
Blended Learning:
 No
Attendance Adjustment Options Undefined
School Provided Laptop or Tablet
 Yes
School's Learning Plan Visit School Website
*This information is subject to change.

  

School Hours

Core School Hours 7:00am - 2:07pm
Before School Care
 No
After School Care 2:07pm End time

  

Transportation

School Bus
 Yes
Post-Activity Transportation
 Yes
Public Transit Options

 

Cost

Tuition Free Financial Assistance n/a Uniform
 No
USDA Food Program
  Yes - All Students Eligible
Free Breakfast
 Yes
Free Lunch
 Yes

About The School

School Mission
The mission of McKinley Classical Leadership Academy is to dedicate itself to developing each student's leadership skills and to create a rigorous learning environment where high ability learners are empowered to graduate and become successful in an ever-changing global society.
Quick Facts
  • Middle and High School, grades 6th -12th 
  • Gifted education curriculum for middle school
  • High School offers a wide range of advanced placement and college-level courses 
Principal
Parent Coordinator
  • N/A
Teachers On Staff 39
Teachers Returning from Last Year 87%
Nurses On Staff Full Time
Counselors On Staff Full Time
Social Workers On Staff Part Time
Special Education
 Yes
ESOL
 No

Student Diversity

Total Students 611
American Indian / Alaska Native n/a
Asian 5.6%
Black 45%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander n/a
Hispanic 4.8%
White 44.2%
Multiracial n/a
Total Students 611
Male 53%
Female 47%
Limited English Proficient n/a
Students With Disabilities 5.6%
Low Income n/a




Education Focus

Music
  • 3 levels of band
  • 3 levels of choir
  • Piano
  • Community Music School private lessons
  • Jazz ensembles
Visual & Performing Arts
  • Honors Art
  • Intro to Art - High School
  • Drawing and Painting Ceramics
  • AP Studio Art
World Languages
  • Spanish
  • French
Technology
 Yes
ESOL
 No
Special Education
 Yes
Advanced Placement
 Yes
International Baccalaureate
 No

Activities

After School Clubs
  • Robotics
  • Chess Club
  • Yearbook
  • Science Olympiad
Sports
    n/a
Visual Arts
  • Audio Visual (AV) Club
Activities
    n/a

School Visits &
Enrollment

Application Deadline 11-20-2020
Application Fee
 No
Interview Required
 No
Requirements / Recommended Tests
National achievement test scores or  End of Course Examinations 50% or higher in both Communications Arts and Mathematics for Middle School.
Enrollment Criteria
  • SLPS Magnet and Choice Schools Acceptance
  • Current proof of residency, Parenting plan/court order or proof of guardianship (if applicable), parent/guardian photo ID
  • Child's birth certificate, Immunization/physical/shot records
  • Copy of the most recent report card. Minimum of Cs in communication arts, science, math, social studies.
  • No out of school or in school suspensions one year prior to admission and 90% or higher attendance rate in the year prior to applying to McKinley.
  • One teacher and one administrator letters of recommendation (Waved for McKinley CJA 8th to McKinley CLA 9th students) and Administrative Admissions Interview (waived for McKinley 8th Grade Students wishing Admission)
Enrollment Contact Louis Kruger
Recruitment and counseling
314-231-3720
louis.kruger@slps.org

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