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Welcome to Patrick Henry

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    The first day of school will be Tuesday, August 13, 2019.  We look forward to seeing you!

    Our office opens on Monday, July 22, 2019.  If you need to register or have any questions, you can stop by or call the office at 314-231-7284 after July 22.

    Students and families are invited to a Back to School Meet and Greet! This event will take place on Monday, August 12th from 2:30-3:30pm in the Patrick Henry Garden. Families can meet the teacher, connect with community partners, and enjoy a nice cold treat in our school garden. EyeSeeMe African American Children's Bookstore will be there with a book fair if you are interested in purchasing any new books for your child. Please join us! 


    Patrick Henry Downtown Academy

    Patrick Henry Downtown Academy


    Office: 314.231.7284                                                                

    Fax: 314.244.1796                                                              

    Principal: Dr. Deborah Rogers                                               

    Hours: 8:10 - 3:12

    Grades: PK-6 

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Principal's Corner

  • Welcome to Patrick Henry Principal's Corner

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    Welcome to Patrick Henry Downtown Academy!

    At Patrick Henry, we are determined to meet the needs of every child who walks through our doors. We have a dedicated staff that returns year after year to pursue our mission and vision. We have an invested family community that chooses St. Louis Public Schools and Patrick Henry every day, partnering with us in our mission and vision for their children. And we have a strong community of neighbors, businesses, and nonprofits that work together to provide for our students academically, socially, and emotionally. In short, we have an incredible village that comes together to serve our students daily.

    Here at Patrick Henry Downtown Academy, our academic day is structured so that students feel welcome, safe, and excited to learn at every turn. When you come to visit our school, you can expect to be greeted by staff and students as you walk the halls of a beautiful and historic building in downtown St. Louis. When you walk into a classroom, you can expect to see students sitting comfortably in flexible seating, reading at every opportunity, and having academic conversations about science, math, technology, reading, and writing. When your child comes home, you can expect to hear a new song they learned in music, see a game they played in physical education, or hold a structure they created out of clay in art class. 

    We strive to incorporate as many learning experiences as possible into our students' academic days, and in order to do that, we must partner with our families, our neighbors, and our community organizations. Please join us in our mission to equip all students with the academic skills, scholarly habits, and character traits necessary to be successful in college or the career of their choice. 

    Thank you for choosing St. Louis Public Schools, and welcome to Patrick Henry Downtown Academy!



Mission and Vision

  • Our Mission: To equip all students with the academic skills, scholarly habits, and character traits necessary to be successful in college or the career of their choice.

    Our Vision: Patrick Henry Downtown Academy is committed to developing world-class teachers who will inspire and instill a joy for learning in their students, while teaching perseverance and the determination needed to overcome adversity.  In addition, our students will have access to opportunities and experiences that they need to be successful in college or the career of their choice.