St. John Vianney High School is dedicated to forming young men for spiritual, academic and personal excellence in the Catholic, Marianist tradition.
- Vianney is a private, all-boys, Catholic college preparatory high school serving grades nine through 12.
- Our current enrollment is 640, representing 70 ZIP codes and 50 grade schools and parishes. Vianney draws students from across St. Louis city and county, from Jefferson and Franklin counties, and from the Metro East.
- Vianney is a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.
- We have a student/teacher ratio of 13-to-1.
- Tuition for the 2012 - 2013 school year is $11,775. This includes everything except for textbooks.
- About 30 percent of students receive some form of tuition assistance.
- Christian service is integral to the Vianney experience. Service opportunities abound, and all students log at least 100 service hours during their time with us.
- Vianney is conveniently located in Kirkwood at the intersection of Highway 44 and Lindbergh Boulevard.
- Our 2007 expansion provides additional classrooms, a media center, field house, student commons and bookstore.
- Vianney is sponsored by the Society of Mary, an international religious order of priests and brothers known as Marianists.
- Vianney uses a "4-by-4 block schedule," with four, 90-minute classes per day. A daily 30-minute "Encore" period allows students to work ahead, attend co-curricular meetings or seek assistance from teachers or counselors.
- Students take four courses per semester and graduate with 32 credits, among the highest in the Midwest.
- About half of Vianney juniors and seniors earn college credits offered through Saint Louis University and the University of Missouri - St. Louis.
- About 95 percent of Vianney graduates complete four or more math courses and three or more science courses.
- Vianney has a wireless campus and a "teacher-deployed technology plan," which emphasizes use of technology as a tool in educating the entire person. Laptops are readily available, with one computer for every two students.
- About 99 percent of Vianney seniors go on to college, with about half of them receiving scholarship offers.
Co-curriculars and athletics
- Vianney students participate in the art club, chess team, campus ministry, pep band, language honor societies, math club, mock trial team, newspaper staff, photo club, student council and bocce club, among many others.
- Students are encouraged to initiate new clubs with the assistance of a faculty adviser.
- Griffin Theatre offers three full-scale productions each year.
- In 2011, our Varsity Chess team won the National Championship and our JV Chess team placed second.
- Vianney sports include cross country, football, soccer, swimming, basketball, bowling, ice hockey, roller hockey, racquetball, wrestling, baseball, golf, lacrosse, tennis, track and field and volleyball.
- Our volleyball team has earned 16 state championships, with the most recent title in 2011. Also, during the 2010-2011 school year, our soccer team placed second in the state and our baseball team placed third in the state.
- Vianney has been recognized by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch as having one of the top athletic programs in the metro area.
- Bob Cassilly, artist and founder of the St. Louis City Museum
- Trent Green, Super Bowl Champion, former Rams and Chiefs Quarterback
- Dan Harbaugh, president, Ronald McDonald House
- Larry Jehling, O.D., owner of Clarkson Eyecare
- Mark Klose, local radio personality
- Mark Lamping, past president of St. Louis Cardinals Baseball
- Dan McLaughlin, local sportscaster
- Scott Touzinsky, 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist, volleyball
- Cliff Politte, World Series Champion, former Cardinals and White Sox Pitcher