Our universal Jesuit profile of the Graduate at Graduation means we are equally committed to our students’ academic success as we are to forming well-rounded humans with their eyes toward deepening a relationship with God.
De Smet Jesuit is a private Catholic high school serving young men in grades 9-12 in St. Louis, Missouri.
We specialize in the formation of well-rounded young men.
More than 50 years of preparing men for others
Young men from more than 60 zip codes
go on to college or military academies
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in 7 out of 8 departments. View our Curriculum Guide.
serve as coaches, club moderators, trip coordinators
Spartans improve ACT scores more than 2 times the national average.
Total value of scholarships awarded to Class of 2020
served in our community each year
5 points higher than the Missouri average
De Smet Jesuit’s students lead remarkably balanced lives imbued with a refreshing mixture of academics, co-curricular activities, faith, service, and commitment to others. Independent School Management
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We are strengthened by a network of nearly 90 Jesuit secondary schools in the US.
Our philosophy of cura personalis (care for the individual) drives genuine relationships and care for each individual student.
Our comprehensive service programs instill a lifetime habit of service and encourage students at each grade level to be men for and with others.
We help students become loving and faith-filled human beings through retreats, daily prayer, reflection, service, senior compañeros program, athletics, and community celebrations.
An All-Boys High School for the Metropolitan St. Louis Area and St. Charles County
De Smet Jesuit High School educates students and forms young men from more than 65 zip codes including communities like Oakville, Mehlville, Kirkwood, Brentwood, Ballwin, Town and Country, Wildwood, Ellisville, O'Fallon, St. Charles, Sunset Hills, South City, and St. Louis Hills.