School Profile

Confluence Preparatory Academy

Student Demographics

Grades: 9-12

Enrollment: 413

Sponsor: University of Missouri-Columbia

Gender: Male – 51%       Female – 49%

Race/Ethnicity: Black/AA – 98%                Hispanic – 1.7%               White - .3%  


Student Performance (2018 DESE Reports)

4 Year Grad Rate: 90.9%

5 Year Grad Rate: 86.9%

Post-Secondary Ed: 4 Year College – 35%              2 Year College – 17.5%


Key Facts

  • Confluence Preparatory Academy opened in 2008 at the Confluence Academy-South City campus. In 2009, CPA moved to downtown St. Louis, next to Central St. Louis Public Library.
  • CPA is a Missouri A+ High School. Students in the A+ Program commit to community service through tutoring, earning a minimum 2.5 GPA and maintaining good citizenship to receive free tuition to a community college in the state of Missouri after graduation.
  • CPA is involved in the Gateway2Change St. Louis Student Summits on Race.
  • CPA’s FIRST Robotics team, RoboSWAG, Team 4331, consistently participates in the St. Louis FIRST Robotics Regionals in the spring. FIRST – For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology – is based in science, technology, engineering and math and develops skills in students through robotics.
  • Traditionally, more than 50 percent of CPA students attended a Confluence Charter School.
  • CPA graduated its sixth class of students in May 2017 with 80 seniors. Students earned $129,000 in college aid.
  • In 2017-2018, Project Lead The Way will begin at CPA with Principles of Biomedical Science. PLTW is a nonprofit organization that provides transformative learning experiences for students in K-12 in pathways that include computer science, engineering and biomedical science.

  • Advanced Placement in English language and psychology are taught at Confluence Preparatory Academy.