Each month during the school year, the Pattonville Board of Education honors students, staff and volunteers who have gained recognition outside of the district or who’ve made a special contribution to the educational programs in Pattonville. Learn more about students and staff who were recognized in October.
Out of about 460 public school districts in Missouri, Pattonville is ranked No. 10 among the top districts on Niche.com’s 2023 Best School Districts in America list. Nationally, Niche ranks Pattonville in the Top 4% of districts (No. 401 out of 10,751).
In Missouri, Pattonville is ranked No. 1 for Most Diverse School Districts; No. 4 for Best Places to Teach; and No. 13 for Districts with the Best Teachers. Pattonville earned an overall grade of A from Niche, with grades ranging from A- to A+ in the following categories: academics, college prep, clubs and activities, diversity, resources and facilities and teachers. Niche is an online service that ranks private and public schools and districts based on dozens of statistics and opinions from students, parents and staff. Find out more at bit.ly/psdNiche.
The Pattonville Board of Education on Sept. 27 voted to approve the district tax rate for the 2022-2023 school year. School boards in St. Louis County set tax rates each year for four classes of property within school district boundaries: residential, commercial, personal and agricultural. The rates for all four property classes, as approved by the board, are: residential: $4.2858; agricultural: $5.3756; commercial: $5.5186; and personal property: $5.3845.
On Sept. 20, Pattonville School District began work with parents, students, community members, staff and area leaders to update its strategic plan during its first CSIP (Comprehensive School Improvement Plan) meeting of the year. The updated plan will focus on ensuring all students are successful both in school and beyond and planning for and addressing any critical issues that may arise. Pattonville updates its strategic plan every five years.