St. Louis University High School, founded in 1818, is a private, Jesuit secondary educational institution located in Forest Park South in the City of St. Louis. The school provides a premier education infused with the five-century-old tradition and philosophy of St. Ignatius of Loyola, Founder of the Society of Jesus.
As a member of the Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA), SLUH is part of a Jesuit network consisting of 59 high schools and 28 colleges and universities in the United States. Since its inception, SLUH has been preparing young men not only for college, but for full lives as intelligent and compassionate individuals.
"... an environment that fosters the growth of the whole person."
SLUH helps develop each student in an environment that fosters the growth of the whole person. Its curriculum is designed to challenge the abilities of students while engaging their interest. The SLUH community aims to instill in young men not only knowledge, but spiritual, moral and aesthetic values that will prepare them for a life of high achievement, community service and personal fulfillment.
"...to instill in young men not only knowledge, but spiritual, moral and aesthetic values..."
The student body at SLUH mirrors the entire metropolitan area, on both sides of the river. This geographic and socio-economic diversity has been a hallmark of the SLUH experience throughout the school's history.
Did You Know?
The average age of Jesuit scholastics worldwide is 26.