Academic Policies




    Admission to Metro Academic and Classical High School is competitive and based on evidence of advanced academic achievement. A Metro High School diploma represents a level of rigor and achievement above and beyond other high schools and is recognized as such by major universities nationwide.
    Metro ‘s graduation requirements fulfill Missouri state graduation requirements for students in public schools, as well as the SLPS district requirements for graduation. Completion of Metro’s rigorous academic program also makes students eligible for the College Preparatory Studies Certificate from the State of Missouri. To be eligible for the certificate, students must:
    • Earn  a 3.0 average GPA on a 4.0 scale in the combined subject areas of English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.
    • Score above the prior year’s national composite average mean on the ACT or SAT.
    • Maintain an attendance rate of at least 95 percent in grades nine through twelve and complete a strong academic program.