St. Louis Public High Stadium. A public school facility which operated in the area for many years was the Public Schools Stadium on Kingshighway north of St. Louis Avenue. It fulfilled a long felt need for a centralized location for high school athletics and was dedicated in 1928.
Nobel Prize-winning physicist CLYDE COWAN attended St. Louis Public Schools and Washington University. The ROOSEVELT HIGH alum co-discovered the neutrino, which spurred the development of nuclear power.