Bridgeton is home to a top-rated public school district.
Pattonville School District
The Pattonville School District has met the criteria for Missouri's Distinction in Performance Award for academic performance 13 consecutive years - every year that the award has been bestowed - an honor shared by only 5% of the districts in Missouri. Nearly 5,600 students attend in this district with:
Five K through 5 elementary schools
One alternative high school
One high school
One K through 8 traditional school
Two middle schools
Pattonville offers a tuition-free, full-day kindergarten program, with an optional half-day program available, for all residents. Pattonville High School students have an average ACT score of 22.5. Of the school's 379 graduates, 81% indicate they plan on continuing their education after graduation, either at four-year universities (43%), two-year colleges (33%), or career/technical schools (5%). Nearly 8% plan on entering the military.