The Festus area is rich with opportunities for an exceptional elementary, middle school, high school and college education.
Festus R-6 District Public School
is one of the State of Missouri's best school districts receiving honors including a National Blue Ribbon School for the Middle School and the Elementary School being named a Missouri Gold Star School. There is a proud tradition of success and involvement in the Festus schools.
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Private Educational Institutions
2 Year College
Jefferson College - Hillsboro, MO
4 Year Universities
St. Louis University - Midtown St. Louis
Webster University - Webster Groves, MO
University of Missouri St. Louis - North St. Louis County
Washington University - University City, MO