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Welcome to Confluence, Mission & Vision

Welcome to Confluence, Mission & Vision

Welcome to Confluence Academies!
Confluence Academies is a non-profit public charter school system that strives to provide the highest quality pre-collegiate education to students in pre-kindergarten through high school.

Confluence Academies is governed by one Board of Directors with one charter school sponsor – Saint Louis Public Schools.

Saint Louis Public Schools sponsors five sites- Old North Academy, South City Academy, Aspire Academy, Confluence Preparatory Academy, and Grand Center Arts Academy. Aspire Academy serves students in PreK-2nd grade. Old North Academy serves students in PreK-8th grade. South City Academy serves students in grades PreK-8th grade. Confluence Preparatory Academy serves students in grades 9th-12th, and Grand Center Arts Academy serves students in grades 6th-12th.To learn more about SLPS as a charter school sponsor, click here.


Since its establishment in 2003, Confluence Academies has grown as a public charter school from one campus and 245 students to a network of five schools serving approximately 2,500 students.

Throughout its history, Confluence has become one of the most successful networks of public charter schools in the City of St. Louis and in Missouri. 

Our campuses include: 

Old North Campus
(Grades PreK - 8)
3017 North 13th Street
St. Louis, MO 63107
South City Campus
(Grades PreK-8)
3112 Meramec St.
St. Louis, MO 63118
Aspire Academy
(Grades PreK - 2)
5421 Thekla Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63120
Confluence Preparatory
(Grades 9-12)
310 North 15th Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Grand Center Arts
(Grades 6-12)
711 North Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63103

Mission Statement

As a collaborative network of unique schools in an urban setting, Confluence develops the whole child by providing experiences that require critical thinking, creativity, and empathy to equip graduates to become leaders in a changing society.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to be the PreK-12 school network of choice for students, staff, and families, who want to develop innovative learners who invest in their community and future.