• 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 set 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 (DESE)  - the APR system was discontinued by DESE for 2019.

    • 2018: 98.4%
    • 2017: 97.5%
    • 2016: 96.1%
    • 2015: 98.2%
    • 2014: 93.6%
    • 2013: 88.6%

    Overview (as of March 1, 2021)

      District Early Childhood Center (K-2) Elementary (grades 3-6) Middle School (grades 7-8) High School (grades 9-12)
    Enrollment 1,419
    (not including pre-K)
    344 445 237 393
    Percentage of students eligible for free or reduced lunch 34.88% 27.68% 34.11% 40.52% 38.64%
    Student/classroom teacher ratio 13:1 11:1 16:1 14:1 12:1
    Percentage of teaching staff with a master’s degree or higher 85.0% 80.1% 73.6% 71.7% 84.3%
    Average years of teaching experience for teaching staff 11.3 11.8 8.9 10.9 14.1
    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 93.1% 93.7%% 97.5% 91.0% 85.9%
    Four-year graduation rate 91.36%       91.36%

    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.

    Gifted Education

    Total students served districtwide: 149 (43 high schools; 21 middle schools; 70 elementary schools; 15 early childhood centers)

    Long-Range Facilities Study Committee Report
    In the spring of 2012 the MRH Long-Range Facilities Study Committee, comprising parents, community members, administrators, teachers, and students, met to create a

    facilities plan for the District. The plan they developed goes through 2021.