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We are villemade

A graduate “made in Pattonville” is ready for success in life, whether the next step in their journey leads to college or career. 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

This is Pattonville. You are welcome here.

Points of pride

Pattonville is fully accredited and nationally recognized. The district has been touted as one of the most diverse school districts in Missouri and the United States. Time after time, Pattonville is recognized as a great place for children to learn and a great place for individuals to work who are dedicated to student success.


THE Logistics

Pattonville is centrally located in St. Louis County, Missouri at the crossroads of two major interstates (I-70 and I-270) near St. Louis Lambert International Airport. The district encompasses 27 square miles, including Bridgeton, Creve Coeur, Maryland Heights, St. Ann and surrounding unincorporated areas of St. Louis County, Missouri. We are home to:

  • 1 early childhood center

  • 5 elementary schools (Grades K-5)

  • 1 school of choice open to all residents (Grades K-8)

  • 2 middle schools (Grades 6-8)

  • 1 high school

  • Alternative education (Grades 6-12)

FIND OUT MORE: Our Schools

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 programs:

      • 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

Our Learners and Staff

  • 6,007 students in Grades K-12

  • 223 preschool students

  • 9% students in gifted education

  • 9% English learner

  • 15% students receive special education services

  • Students reflect St. Louis’ global society: 42% white, 33% African- American/Black, 13% Hispanic, 8% multi-racial, 4% Asian

  • Students represent 64 different countries and 38 languages

  • 46% of students eligible for free or reduced lunch

  • 930 Certified and support staff

  • 79% certified staff earned advanced degrees

  • Certified staff have average of 13 years teaching experience

Our 2020 graduates

  • 426 graduates in the Class of 2020

  • 84% planned on continuing their education at four-year universities, two-year colleges or career/technical schools, 11% planned to go directly into employment and 2% planned to enter the military

  • Graduates accepted into selective colleges and universities, including Columbia and Harvard universities

  • 21% earned A+ status, making them eligible for two years of paid tuition to any Missouri community college or career education school

  • Earned $10 million in scholarships

  • Completed 35,000 hours of community service

  • 10% earned community service honor cords for volunteering 150 hours or more

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 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.


For information on enrolling your child in Pattonville schools, visit our enrollment page.


To apply for teaching or support positions, including substitute jobs, visit our human resources page.


Download a copy of a brochure about the Pattonville School District.