Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Deitra Colquitt, Ed. S.
Principal Colquitt is a proud School District of University City alumna, graduating in 1998. Upon graduation, she pursued post graduate studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Mrs. Colquitt is certified in Middle School (5-9) Language Arts in 2003, K-12 Special Reading in 2015 and K-8 School Leadership (2019). Mrs. Colquitt has been an educator of 15 years.
Having attended Daniel Boone Elementary School (Barbara C. Jordan), she has been able to uncover many of the implicit and explicit biases placed on students who do not attend the top performing schools in the district. She holds a personal connection and commitment to creating a new narrative for our students, as she was once on the other side of a single story.
Principal Colquitt is married and has three children. Two of her children attend school in University City. Principal Colquitt is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.