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  • Welcome to McKinley!

    Mckinley building

    2156 Russell Blvd
    St. Louis, MO  63104
    Office: 314.773.0027
    Fax: 314.244.1834
    Principal: Nakia King
    Hours (when not in virtual learning): 7:10 a.m. - 2:07 p.m.
    Grades 6 - 8

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    Why Should I Choose McKinley?



    The username and password change annually for the EBSCO database website:
    Website:     Username: stlouissd     Password: library-20

    Restart Plan Frequently Asked Questions: FAQ Restart Plan

     Who do I contact during virtual learning? (sorted by type of inquiry) Email subject: “Virtual Questions”

    • Athletics: Mr. Simmons,
    • District Login: Ms. King,
    • General Inquiries:
      • Virtual School (Middle & High): Ms. King,
      • High School: Dr. Metzger,
      • Middle School: Mr. Lischwe,
    • Health Concerns/Immunizations: Regina Johnson,
    • Scheduling: Dr. Metzger,
    • Student Support — Well Being, Academic, Emotional, Mental Health:
      • General: Ms. Brown (Social Worker),
      • High School: Ms. Angieri (HS Counselor),
      • Middle School: Ms. Pearson (MS Counselor),
    • Teacher Concerns: Ms. King,
    • Technology: Ms. Cain-Walker:

    ***Or call the school during school hours (Mon-Fri, 8:00 am—3:30 pm):  (314) 773-0027


Principal's Corner



Mission and Vision

  • Our 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.

    Our Vision: McKinley Classical Leadership Academy endeavors to prepare its students for the 21st Century to be world-class leaders of character, academic superiority, and cultural awareness.  McKinley CLA will accomplish this goal in the context of an urban, multiracial, multicultural community lead by a highly qualified instructional staff. 


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  • Food Stamp Update

    An application is being developed to provide a meal-replacement benefit through SNAP under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020. DESE will share details as soon as they are available. Read more from USDA about the Pandemic EBT here.

    DESE has worked with the Department of Social Services (DSS) to update the DSS Family Support Division recording and the information being shared about P-EBT. This message previously instructed families to contact their local school district. However, this was incorrect information. The message has been revised to say the following: “This benefit is not yet available. You will be contacted to apply when applications are available.”

    For questions, please direct families to call 855-FSD-INFO or 855-373-4636, M-F 6am to 6pm, Saturday 8am to 5pm and Sunday 10am to 3pm.


  • Virtual Instrucation 1st Quarter District Wide

    Bell Schedule Starting

    August 31,2020

    8:15 a.m. to 3:12 p.m.

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  • Attention Parents of Students-Athletes of McKinley CJA!!!


    If you are looking to get a sports physical for your student athlete for free, SLPS in partnership with Urgent Care for Kids are providing free sports physicals.  Please see the link below for the forms and they must be emailed back to our athletic director Mr. Simmons no later than 6/12/2020.


    If you have any questions, please email Richard Simmons


    Thank you and GO GOLDBUGS!!!

    Sports Physicals for 2020-21

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  • McKinley Family virtual learning through

    Micosoft Teams begins Monday , April 6th.

    Please email Ms. King or Dr. Metzger if your

    student needs their login information.

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  • Congratulations to Ella Moomey who won 2nd place in the annual SLPS School Safety Contest! She will be honored at an upcoming SLPS board meeting

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  • Vaccination Resources


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  • New Vaccination Required!


    Before our 7th grade and 11th grade students start 8th and 12th grade (respectively) in 2017-2018, they must receive a vaccine against meningitis, an infection of the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord. 


    Students entering 8th grade must also receive the Tdap vaccine, so parents can get them done during the same visit to the doctor. If your student going into the 12th grade received the first meningitis immunization at age 16 or later, a second one will not be needed. Otherwise, two are required for 12th grade students. Please have this immunization done as soon as possible, and make sure your School Nurse receives a copy. Please contact your School Nurse or the Nurse Coordinator at 314-345-4401 for questions.

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