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Ladue Horton Watkins High School
Teacher effectiveness: Ineffective

Posted January 27, 2016
- a parent
There are certain teachers who humiliate their students because they think they're being cool in front of the rest of the class.

Ladue Horton Watkins High School
Amount of homework: Don't know

Posted January 27, 2016
- a parent
All homework is done on IPads, so how are parents supposed to know if homework is being done?


Ladue Horton Watkins High School
Develops empathy: Strongly disagree

Posted January 27, 2016
- a parent
Ladue protects it's bullies, because it doesn't want to distance itself from wealthy contributing parents.

Ladue Horton Watkins High School
Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective

Posted July 23, 2015
- a parent
Ladue High School is located in a very affluent suburb of St Louis. The majority of residents children attend the 7 Private Schools located in Ladue, the less fortunate are placed in the Public Schools The test scores, # of students whom attend college and " school successes" are reported in a screwed manner All statistics can be manipulated and therefore Ladue capitalized on this fact Yes a large number of Ladue graduates go on to college. How many GRADUATE a college or university ? Yes test scores published are above other Districts But how many parents can produce documents indicating their child took the same standardized test on the EXACT same date and was non proficient Then proficient or above proficient level on the second? How many SSD/IEP students take and accept from a non accredited medical, non behavioral health facilities recommendations over an accredited medical facility staffed with licensed physicians, ARNP's, RN's etc? How many Districts have students whom have IEP's for MH issues, whom are admitted to an ER for " potentially lethal self harming for 1 1/2 years w/o medical care" whom the District personnel 'never noticed'? And NEVER called DFS? How many Districts accept a child signed out of a 'locked' psychiatric facility AMA ( against medical advice) by a parent whom is "actively Suicidal and severely self harming < 24 hrs later at school", do not call an ambulance rather 'handle' the situation until said parent arrives to DRIVE her to the ER? How many Districts then await 2 additional psychiatric admissions ( total of 4) before initiating an " Educational Safety Plan"? Yet NEVER consider notifying DFS or The STATE? Remember Ladue School District receives Tax monies from these very affluent residents who DO NOt utilize nor are involved in their services Incidents such as this would not be acceptable in this community and may negatively affect Ladue School Districts staunch Policy on the " Right to Discriminate" Ladue DOES have a lot of IMPRESSIVE statistics, just not the ones they make public!!

Ladue Horton Watkins High School 5

Posted October 12, 2014
- a parent
Me moved to St. Louis 4 years ago and we are so happy with Ladue schools!!! Great experience!!!


Ladue Horton Watkins High School 5

Posted September 27, 2013
- a parent
We have had excellent experiences at Spoede Elementary, the middle school and the high school. No negatives. Moved in from Rockwood Schools in West County. They are also great, but from our experience, Ladue is far superior.

Ladue Horton Watkins High School 5

Posted July 30, 2013
- a parent
Despite this website's rating of 7 out of 10, it is labelled second in the state elsewhere. Its ACT score compare favorably with John Burroughs, and the tuition is considerably less expensive, even if one is to pay out of pocket! As a former employee of the district, I am aware of the 24/7 mentality common to the faculty, and the predominance of professionals (doctors, lawyers, professors, business executives) among the parent populations whose expectations extremely high, even unrealistic at times. Our two children who are old enough to have graduated from Ladue Horton Watkins High School were admitted to the select Washington University of St. Louis, so called "Ivy League of the Midwest".

Ladue Horton Watkins High School 5

Posted September 17, 2012
- a parent
Outstanding high school. Very strong selection of AP courses; our children had especially good experiences in social studies. Great clubs, activities, supportive atmosphere. I agree with the previous parent about the misleading math MAP scores. (Site should fix this.) As a college educator, I was delighted to send my children to this school. Students are well prepared for college.


Ladue Horton Watkins High School 5

Posted August 29, 2012
- a parent
Excellent school with a very challenging curriculum but with very misleading Math MAP scores! GreatSchools.org gives LHWHS a lower score of "7" partly because of its low math test scores. It does not explain how the vast majority of Ladue students take the Algebra MAP test in 8th grade so the only ones taking the test in high school are an unrepresentative and small number of lower performing students. Ignore the Math test score results listed here, they are meaningless! If you want to see what the math scores are for the actual student body look at the numbers for Ladue Middle School. I've seen the typical student body in my son's classes and to think only 15%, 24% or even 34% of them are proficient in math is laughable.

Ladue Horton Watkins High School 5

Posted March 14, 2012
- a parent
Best school in St. Louis, county great curricula, staff not only academics but also sports, from Elementary through high school . I have one graduate son , a Junior one in middle, and two in elementary , all great schools in the Ladue school district

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Ladue Horton Watkins High School
1201 South Warson Rd, St. Louis, MO  63124
Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. (314) 993-6447
Last modified Ladue Horton Watkins High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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