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Building a home? Consider the best St Louis school districts of 2017

Best St Louis School Districts to Live In 2017By Matt Belcher, Hibbs Homes

For many of our clients, school district quality is a top concern as they consider where to build a custom home. As we work to continually provide our clients with the resources they need to build the perfect custom home – from location to interior finishes – we wanted to provide this resource as well.

School ranking site Niche recently released their 2017 rankings for the best school districts in the St Louis area. The rankings for best St Louis area school districts are based on academic and student data from the U.S. Department of Education, standardized testing scores, college data and ratings from parents and families within the districts.

Here, we present the top 10 school districts in the St Louis area.

Best School Districts in the St Louis Area

  1. School District of Clayton
  2. Ladue School District
  3. Kirkwood School District
  4. Rockwood R-VI School District
  5. Parkway C-II School District
  6. Pattonville R-III School District (St. Ann, MO)
  7. Webster Groves School District
  8. Lindbergh Schools School District
  9. Brentwood School District
  10. Wentzville R-IV School District.

Highlight: School District of Clayton, MO

Among the school districts listed above, one school district stands out with distinction. The School District of Clayton, serving the Clayton, MO area, was ranked #4 in the nation. It was also ranked the #1 Place to Teach in Missouri, out of 451 school districts. Some statistics worth noting:

  • 96% graduation rate
  • 1340 Average SAT score
  • 30 Average ACT score
  • 10:1 Student-Teacher Ratio

In addition to the general honors awarded to the District as a whole, Five of the District’s six schools earned “best schools” ratings in the 2017 Niche honors.

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Building in the best school districts

Are you considering building a custom home in Clayton or one of the other school districts listed above? Here are some next steps you can take to help you move through the process. Looking for help? We’re happy to answer any questions. Contact us at (314) 392-9631 to speak with our Hibbs Homes home building experts.



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