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Key Facts

Tracing its beginnings to 1840, the Maplewood Richmond Heights School District is the oldest district in St. Louis County. Just over two square miles in size and serving portions of the Cities of Maplewood and Richmond Heights, MRH is one of the smallest districts in the area. Take a look at many of the other ways that sets MRH apart:

Accreditation

Maplewood Richmond Heights School District is fully accredited by the State of Missouri, having earned the “Annual Distinction in Performance Award” numerous times.

Annual Performance Report (APR Score) from MO Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

  • 2016: 96.1%
  • 2015: 98.2%
  • 2014: 93.6%
  • 2013: 88.6%
     

Overview (as of June 30, 2015)

  District Early Childhood Center (PreK-1) Elementary (grades 2-6) Middle School (grades 7-8) High School (grades 9-12)
Enrollment 1,355 (PreK-12, does not include PAT) 395  (PreK-12, does not include PAT) 479 177 304
Percentage of
students eligible for free or reduced lunch
46.4% 47.3% 45.0% 38.8% 52.9%
Student /classroom teacher ratio 13:1 12:1 15:1 16:1 11:1
Percentage of teaching staff with a master’s degree or higher 75.2% 76.7% 72.7% 63.4% 81.8%
Average years of teaching experience for teaching staff 10.6 10.9 8.5 10.6 12.8
Percentage of
teaching staff designated “highly qualified” by the US Dept of Education
 
100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Attendance rate 91.0% 88.2% 96.3% 92.8% 83.2%
Four-year graduation rate 96.59%       96.59%

National Board Certified Teachers
MRH has 17.69% of its teaching faculty certified under this category, which greatly exceeds the national average, which is fewer than 10%.

District Map

MRH District Map
St. Louis County School District Map

Assessment

State test scores and other data are available through the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Budget

MRH is committed to operating a first-class school district while practicing fiscal responsibility and efficient management of district resources.

Budget Videos: Revenue, Funding and Expenses

Long-Range Facilities Study Committee Report
In the spring of 2012 the MRH Long-Range Faclities Study Committee, comprised of parents, community members, administrators, teachers, and students, met to create a preliminary facilities plan for the District. The plan they developed goes through 2021. Download the plan here.