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About Pattonville

We Are Villemade

A graduate “made in Pattonville” is ready for success in life, whether the next step in their journey leads to college, career or additional training and apprenticeships. Through a personalized, innovative approach to education, we equip our students with the knowledge, skills and critical thinking abilities that enable them to thrive in a constantly changing world. In Pattonville, children are at the center of everything we do. We care about their hopes and dreams for the future. Because of this, we don’t ask children to adapt to a one-size-fits-all education. We adapt to their learning needs. We get to know our students as individuals to better understand their strengths and challenges, we give students voice and choice to make their learning more meaningful and we use data to help us make smart decisions that will have the greatest impact on their academic growth. What’s more, our students benefit from learning in a high-achieving, diverse school environment that enjoys the support of a connected and caring community. #villemade

A Personalized Approach to Learning

Every child is beautifully unique. They each have their own strengths, their own curious way of exploring the world - and their own way of learning. Not every child learns at the same rate and in the same way. In order to help each child reach their full potential, Pattonville offers a personalized approach to ensure our students achieve at high levels. Personalization refers to instruction paced to the learner’s needs, tailored to learning preferences and adapted to the specific interest of different learners. Our schools also offer a variety of options that support student success: 

  • Rigorous and challenging STEM classes in Grades 6-12, including biomedical science, computer science and engineering

  • Project-based learning that encourages students to use critical thinking and solve real-world problems

  • Numerous Advanced Placement (AP) college-level and dual credit courses

  • Extended Learning Opportunities (ELOs) where students can earn high school credit for independent learning experiences

  • Students have the opportunity to earn the following industry-recognized certifications when completing the following: 

      • Health sciences/Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) program - CNA license

      • Education and teaching program - American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) Education Fundamentals Certificate

      • Child development program - AAFCS Early Childhood Education Certificate

      • Culinary arts program - ProStart certificate and ServSafe certification

  • A K-8 school of choice open to any Pattonville resident (Remington Traditional School)

  • Virtual learning options

  • Gifted education in Grades K-12

  • Alternative education

  • Instruction supported by one-to-one devices (iPads at elementary and middle school, laptops in high school)

  • Strong college and career counseling support, including the Pattonville College Academy which assists first-generation, college-bound students 

  • Thriving arts program: music, visual and performing arts

  • Wide range of sports and activities at all grade levels, including more than 30 state-sanctioned programs at the high school level

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A Place Where People Care

Parents want what’s best for their children. They want the individuals entrusted with the education of their children to care for them as much as they do. It’s a responsibility we take seriously. At Pattonville, we’re committed to getting to know our students and providing what they need to be successful at each step of their educational journey. Our students excel academically, but they also have a sense of pride in their schools and a heart for helping others. Every day, we strive to make their learning more personalized and relevant. 

We are not alone in our mission. In Pattonville, you’ll find a strong sense of connection. We are part of a community that supports the needs of our students and regards our schools as vital to the community’s success. Pattonville is small enough that you can get to know others, but large enough to provide programs and services that meet our students’ needs and interests and open doors of opportunity. Our alumni frequently return to cheer on their Pirates, make Pattonville their home or even serve in the district as teachers, support staff, board members and administrators. Our success is founded on an open and proactive relationship with our students, families, staff and community.

Our Learners and Staff

  • 6,092 students in Grades K-12 

  • 218 preschool students 

  • 8% students in gifted education

  • 9% English learner

  • 15% students receive special education services

  • Students reflect St. Louis’ global society: 38% white, 36% African- American/Black, 11.5% Hispanic, 10.5% multi-racial, 3.8% Asian

  • Students represent 69 different countries and 66 languages

  •  42.5% of students eligible for free or reduced lunch

  • 948 Certified and support staff

  • 81% certified staff earned advanced degrees

  • Certified staff have average of 11 years teaching experience

Our 2023 Graduates

  • 412 graduates in the Class of 2023

  • 89% plan on attending four-year universities, two-year colleges or career/technical/apprenticeship programs and four students plan to enter the military

  • 130 earned the honors of summa, magna or cum laude (3.5 weighted GPA or greater)

  • 64 earned A+ status, which makes them eligible for paid tuition to any Missouri community college or career education school

  • 75 earned industry-recognized credentials/certifications such as certified nurse assistant, 911 dispatching, education fundamentals, early childhood education, automotive service excellence, Boeing Pre-Employment Training and ServSafe certification

  • Seniors earned $8.1 million in scholarships

  • 9 qualified to receive Missouri’s Bright Flight Scholarship based on a qualifying score on the ACT 

  • Seniors completed 27,651 hours of community service during high school

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