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Why do students learn more at LPA?

Because we’re family here. Our close community is the foundation of a proven academic program that helps students excel and achieve their personal best.

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Why do teachers stay longer at LPA?

Because we’re family here. Students love our staff, and the feeling is mutual. Teachers are active leaders at LPA and empowered to grow professionally. Is it any wonder our turnover is so low?

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Why does St. Louis believe in what we do?

Because we’re family here. It’s why we’re a leader in academic improvement. Achievement and joy go hand in hand at LPA, thanks to generous and ongoing donations from our community.

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A top-ranked school for academic improvement is right here in your community.

#1

English

#2

Math

In test score improvement among St. Louis area schools

When a school feels like family, it’s a powerful springboard for students to excel faster and achieve more. The success of LPA’s inquiry-based teaching approach and curriculum is supported by our Diverse by Design culture. By welcoming and exploring differences, we improve critical thinking that leads to greater academic performance.

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Because we lead, one day our students will.

At LPA, every student and staff member is recognized and valued for who they are. From the moment you walk through our doors, it feels like family. And that difference is why we are a top-ranked school for academic growth, retain staff longer and attract so much support from those who believe in what we do. Come meet the leaders of tomorrow, today.

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Our family’s growing.
All that’s missing is you.

Students, staff, individual donors and community partners all come together here for a common goal: to enrich lives together. Come join us.

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Top-ranked academics and a community that feels like family: it’s all here.

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Join Our Staff

Join Our Staff

Ready to achieve your personal best? You’ll be in good company at LPA.

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Donate Now

Donate Now

We’ve already done so much, with so little. And there is so much more to do.

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Be A Community Partner

Be A Community Partner

Share our vision of creating a top-ranked school in the City of St. Louis.

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Testimonials

We are focused on being a community that supports one another. When I think of those who support me, I think of families. We are willing to have difficult conversations to be a better community.”

-LPA Community Member

LPA encourages intellectual curiosity, love of learning, inclusiveness, and kindness. Absolutely stellar faculty and leadership team.”

-LPA Parent

We’re very grateful for the patient teachers with more current views on how to teach kids – methods using engagement rather than lecturing and working with the student rather than humiliating them. It’s a joyful atmosphere… We’re very thankful the school is here.”

-LPA Parent

LPA truly is a warm and wonderful community, and both my sons have made what I am sure will be life-long friends. If you want your kids to love going to school every day, LPA is a great option!!”

-LPA Parent

LPA takes care of people. Students, families, and staff are encouraged, supported, and developed. I can’t imagine working anywhere else.”

-LPA Staff Member

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