State of the District Overview

  • Chemistry girl Each fall, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) releases its Annual Performance Report (APR) as part of the state’s scoring system for accreditation under the Missouri School Improvement Program (MSIP). The School District of University City is fully accredited.

    The APR evaluates schools and districts on five standards:

    • Academic Achievement
    • Sub-Group Achievement
    • College and Career Readiness
    • Attendance
    • Graduation Rate

    DESE maintains an archive of school and district data including a comprehensive report card, school demographics, state test results and more at

    Click here to go directly to DESE information for The School District of University City.