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STEAM Academy at McCluer South-Berkeley rated among the best high schools in Missouri

U.S. News & World Report has named STEAM Academy at McCluer South-Berkeley High School in Ferguson-Florissant School District as one of the best high schools in America. STEAM Academy is ranked among the top high schools in Missouri and the nation in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2023-2024 Best High Schools list. Nearly 18,000 high schools made the list and STEAM Academy ranked as No. 84 out of 718 high schools in Missouri, placing it in the top 12 percent of high schools in the state. The high school finished in the top 35% of high schools nationally. 

"Being recognized as one of the top high schools in the country is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our students, teachers, and staff, " said Superintendent Dr. Joseph Davis. “We are extremely proud of the commitment to excellence that is demonstrated every day. This achievement reflects our ongoing efforts to provide a rigorous and innovative education that prepares our students for success in college and beyond. We will continue to strive for excellence and provide our students with the skills and knowledge they need to thrive in a rapidly changing world."

The publication ranks high schools on six factors based on how students demonstrated outstanding outcomes above expectations including college readiness, graduation rate, number of students taking AP courses and state assessment performance.