• 2024-25 SLPS MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA REQUIREMENTS AND CONTACTS INFORMATION

     

     

    Metro Academic & Classical High School - 4015 McPherson 63108 314-534-3894   Fax to: 314-244-1838

    Contacts: Dr. Tina Hamilton-Principal       Ms. Bobbie Richardson                  Dr. LaRon Haymore

    Email to:  Tina.Hamilton@slps.org             Bobbie.Richardson@slps.org         LaRon.Haymore@slps.org

    Website: www.slps.org/Metro

    1. Applicant must score at or above the 50th percentile level on a standardized test, and in all sub-areas of the test.
    2. Excellent attendance is expected for admission (90%). Please include documentation if extenuating circumstances exist.
    3. Applicants must submit a copy of the most recent report card and their last report card of their eighth grade year to validate classroom academic achievement and attendance. This report card must reflect a C or better in all subjects with the exception of Physical Education, Art, Music, and Practical Arts. One D will be acceptable in any one of these four subjects. No D in a core subject is acceptable.
    4. Applicant must have excellent or good evaluations on each item on the Official Recommendation Checklist Form Recommendations to be submitted by two of the following: applicant’s teacher, counselor, principal or designated administrator.
    5. STUDENTS APPLYING FOR 10TH GRADE must submit a transcript reflecting all semesters enrolled including the last completed semester and report card from the most recent grading period. The applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.3 and no D’s or F’s on their transcripts. Transcript should validate attendance and grade level. EOC tests scores apply as mentioned above.
    6. Student/Guardian Interview may be required
    7. 5 paragraph Entrance Essay “Why a college preparatory high school is the best environment for me.”

     

     

    McKinley Classical Leadership Academy- 2156 Russell 63104   314-773-0027 Fax to: 314-244-1833

    Contacts:   Mr. Kaylan Holloway-Principal        Ms. Julie Metzger-Asst. Principal        

    Email to:   Kaylan.Holloway@slps.org                Julie.Metzger@slps.org                         

    Website: www.slps.org/McKinleyCJA

    1. Completed Magnet Application with McKinley selected as First or Second Choice

           Eighth Grade McKinley CJA Middle students must apply for the McKinley high school program

    1. Copy of 6th, 7th and 8th grade current report cards
    1.       MINIMUM Acceptable Grade in all core classes (Math, English, Science, Social Studies) is a C, A and B grades preferred. With a C grade Student must be proficient or advanced in Communications Arts and Mathematics Scores. or 50th   percentile or higher on national normed standardized achievement tests.
    2.       No out of school or in school suspensions one year prior to admission. In school suspensions may be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
    3.       90% or higher attendance rate in the year prior to applying McKinley.
    4.       Applicants must score at or above the 50th percentile level on a standardized test, and in all sub-areas of the test.
    5.       One teacher and one administrator letters of recommendation McKinley 8th  graders only need to submit one teacher recommendation.
    6.        Administrative Admissions Interview for students which includes a writing prompt essay portion.

                                                                                   

     

    Collegiate School of Medicine and Bioscience-  4939 Kemper Ave. 63139   314-696-2290 Fax to: 314-244-1790 

    Contact Person: Mr. Frederick Steele-Principal         Kennethera Turner-Administrative Assistant

    Email to:            Frederick.Steele@slps.org                 Kennethera.Turner@slps.org 

    Website:  www.slps.org/CSMB

    1. 6th and 7th grade final report card and first grading period report card of 8th grade
    2. Report cards show at least B’s in English, Science, Math, Social Studies. One C will be acceptable for any of these classes.
    3. Applicant must score at or above the 50th percentile level on a standardized test, and in all sub-areas of the test.
    4. Attendance percentage at least 90% for 7th and 8th grade(documented)
    5. Discipline records for 6th & 7th grade (documented). No out of school suspensions. In-school suspensions considered case by case
    6. Two letters of recommendation from 2 of following (current teacher, counselor, principal or designated administrator)
    7. Entrance essay using the prompt on the online application
    8. A student and parent/guardian interview
    9. If accepted, attend the Collegiate Summer Orientation Program prior to entering the 9th grade.

     

                                                                                         

     

    Soldan International Studies- 918 North Union   63108   314-367-9222   Fax to:  314-244-1952

    Contact Person: Dr. Azalia Carter-Principal

    Email to:             azalia.carter@slps.org  

    Website: www.slps.org/Soldan

    1. Cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
    2. 90% or higher attendance rate in the year prior to applying at Soldan ISHS.
    3. Discipline record reflecting good citizenship.

     

     

     

    Central Visual and Performing Arts- 3125 South Kingshighway 63139 Phone: Office:  314-771-2772 or 314-244-1953 (Artistic Director Office)   Fax to:  314-244-1764

    Contact Person: Mr. Willie E. Kilpatrick (Artistic Director/Dean of Arts Office)

    Email to:             Willie. Kilpatrick@slps.org 

    Website:  www.centralvpa.com

     1.  Student must complete and submit an application, signed by parent or guardian, submit a copy of previous year’s report card.

    Student must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.

    2.   Student must submit copy of previous year’s attendance with attendance. Based on 174 days of school, student must have an attendance rate of at least 90%.

    3.   Student must submit a copy of the previous year’s discipline report and must be in good citizenship standing.

    4.   Once all required documents are received, audition dates and time will be scheduled (if student applicant did not participate in the announced and scheduled large group auditions.  All SLPS Middle Schools and high schools will be notified of the large group audition dates). Students, who are granted auditions must attend at the scheduled time, come prepared to audition and personally interview with the Fine Arts Instructional staff and administrative staff.

    5.   All accepted students are expected to attend Central’s 9th grade transition program, parent orientation, preregister and be present on the first day of school.

     

     

     

    Gateway STEM High School - 5101 McRee   63110   314-776-3300     Fax to: 314-244-1780

    Contact Persons: Last Name A to K:  Nathaniel Lischwe  

    Email to:   Nathaniel.Lischwe@slps.org

                                 Last Name L to Z:  Christopher Martens   

    Email to:  Christopher.Martens@slps.org 

    Website: www.slps.org/GatewaySTEM

    The goals of Gateway STEM entrance requirements focus on creating an environment fostering high achievement in STEM programs.

    1. Student must have an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math and select and follow one of our STEM majors.
    2. Student must submit previous year’s transcript or report card and have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.
    3. Student must submit previous year’s attendance. Based on 174 days of school, student must have at least 90% attendance rate
    4. Student must submit a copy of previous year’s discipline profile.
    5. All accepted students are expected to attend Gateway’s 9th grade orientation, pre-registration and be present on the first day.

     

     

     

    Clyde C. Miller Career Academy- 1000 North Grand 63106 314-371-0394   Fax to: 314-244-1751

    Contact:  Ms. Janese Collins

    Email to:  Janese.Collins@slps.org

    Website: www.slps.org/Miller

    1. Strong interest in career and technical education
    2. Previous year’s report card; Recommended 2.5 GPA
    3. Copy of discipline record; Good standing in citizenship
    4. Preferred attendance of 90%.  Please provide documentation if extenuating circumstances exist.
    5. Career Academy only accepts 9th and 10th grade applicants
    6. Adherence to uniform policy