McKinley Classical Leadership Academy

McKinley CLA provides a challenging educational experience for students that is accelerated and enriched beyond the normal mandated curriculum.  It provides a culturally diverse educational program for all students in an atmosphere for students to graw intellectually and personally.  The McKinley student-school-parent support system improves and strengthens cooperation between families and the school.

Eligibility criteria to McKinley Classical Leadership Academy include:

Completed application
Copy of most recent report card
Discipline and behavioral record
Attendance history report
MAP scores
Individual Education Plan (IEP) record, if applicable
Documentation to verity gifted standing
Prospective students are required to write and submit a brief essay "I am excited about McKinley Classical Leadership Academy because..."  The essay should highlight the student's reasons for wanting to attend McKinley CLA and clarify which Leadership Pathway sparked the student's interest.  Students are also encouraged to incorporate their ideas for school leadership and community service in their essay

Submit required documentation to:

McKinley Classical Leadership Academy
Attention: Admissions
2156 Russell Blvd
St. Louis,  MO 6363104


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