St. Louis' top 3 specialty schools to visit now

St. Louis' top 3 specialty schools to visit now
Saint Louis Chess Club. | Photo: Christopher T./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on May 11, 2020.

Wondering where to find the best specialty schools near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top specialty schools in St. Louis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're in the market for specialty schools.

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1. The Improv Shop

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First on the list is The Improv Shop. Located at 3960 Chouteau Ave. in Botanical Heights (formerly McRee Town), the comedy club and specialty school is the highest-rated specialty school in St. Louis, boasting 4.5 stars out of 36 reviews on Yelp.

2. Saint Louis Chess Club

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Next up is Central West End's Saint Louis Chess Club, situated at 4657 Maryland Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 17 reviews on Yelp, the specialty school has proved to be a local favorite.

3. Stray Dog Theatre

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Tower Grove East's Stray Dog Theatre, located at 2348 Tennessee Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the specialty school and performing arts spot 4.5 stars out of 12 reviews.

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