Sumner High School

4248 Cottage Ave, St. Louis, MO 63113
(314) 371-1048

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 521 students 13 students/teacher (MO avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade


End-of-Course Assessments (EOC)

In 2013-2014 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • St. Louis City School District average
  • Missouri state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Sumner High School is a public high school in Saint Louis. The principal of Sumner High School is Mr. Marvin Talley, whose e-mail is Marvin.Talley@Slps.Org. 521 students attend Sumner High School and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Hispanic. 95% of the 521 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Sumner High School is 13:1. Shearwater High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 100% 80%
Asian 0.3% %
Hispanic 0.2% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Multiracial 0% 0%
White, non-Hispanic 0% 13%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 95% 80%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    When i went to this school it was amazing . our principal yelled goodmorning sumner bulldogs every morning I love That school if i could go back i would !

  • (2 years ago)

    Within the past two years Sumner high school has changed dramatically by the Administration team and teachers focusing on teaching and learning instead on discipline matters. The students are respectful and are learning college career strategies that will help them to compete with members within society. Sumner high school is living up to its standard of Excellence.

  • (6 years ago)

    I think that Sumner is a great school because it makes my day fun exciting and interesting. And we learn a lot.

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