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Student buying food items from staff member in the cafeteria


Welcome to Pattonville High School, home of the Pirates! Generations of families have attended Pattonville and given our district a tradition of excellence and an enriching history of diversity. Our school offers a dynamic learning environment where students can explore a wide range of academic, extracurricular and leadership opportunities that prepare them for life after graduation. Pattonville High School is ranked among the top high schools in Missouri and the nation on U.S. News and World Report’s 2023 Best High Schools list, the 10th time PHS has earned this recognition.

PHS has also been named one of Newsweek’s Top STEM High Schools in America, placing in the top 8% nationally out of more than 21,000 public high schools in the country. Pattonville High School was also recognized as a 2022-2023 Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished High School, one of just 262 high schools across the country to receive this honor for providing broad access to transformative learning experiences for students through PLTW (computer science, biomedical science, engineering).