Thousands of St. Louis City students likely would seek to transfer to St. Louis County Public Schools if the option became available to the adults responsible for them, a new study states.
The findings come as school districts around the area brace for the potential impact
The study, commissioned by the , asked a number of questions, including this one:
After being informed that “the six St. Louis County public school districts with the highest student performance on the Missouri Assessment Program are, in no particular order , the Brentwood School District, the Clayton School District, the Kirkwood School District, the Ladue School District, the Lindbergh School District, and the Rockwood School District,” respondents were asked “if you were to choose to enroll a child in a St. Louis County public school, which of these districts would be your first choice?
11 percent of respondents said the Ladue School District would be their first choice, trailing Clayton, Kirkwood, Lindbergh, Rockwood, specifically in that order.