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Private School Directory: Fall 2019

Chaminade College Preparatory School
425 S. Lindbergh Blvd. • St. Louis
(314) 993-4400 • www.chaminade-stl.org
Rev. Ralph A. Siefert, S.M. President
Chaminade College Preparatory School educates young men, grades 6-12, in the Catholic Marianist tradition. The school’s motto is ESTO VIR, “Be A Man.” The journey from boyhood to manhood is a path that includes spiritual, educational and social development. Chaminade’s mission is to build a student’s inherent skills, gifts and talents while realizing their potential as men. This is accomplished through its academics, formation of character, and athletics and activities. Chaminade offers academic scholarships, need based grants and endowed scholarships to assist in making Chaminade affordable for as many families as possible. Learn more about the Chaminade Difference by visiting www.chaminade-stl.org.

Classical Academy de Lafayette
1 Academy Place • O’Fallon
(636) 329-9366 • www.cadlafayette.com
Katy McKinney, Head of School
At Classical Academy de Lafayette [CAL], students blossom in their desire to learn and strive to maximize their potential. CAL establishes an environment that nurtures academic and character excellence, therefore developing contributors rather than consumers. CAL deeply questions, motivates and challenges each student. Students are equipped with the tools needed to successfully problem-solve, encouraging them to be more self-sufficient and responsible. As a result, students cultivate the ability to think critically, rightly and logically, and are hungry to learn more. Call Classical Academy de Lafayette or visit their website to learn more about their teaching philosophy and values.

EYC Academy
13718 Olive Blvd. • Chesterfield
(636) 220-3344 • www.EYCAcademySTL.org
Lou Reuss, EYC Academy Director
Empowering Youth and Communities Academy (EYC) was conceived by a team of local educators whose vision was to bring outstanding, one-on-one private education to students in grades six through 12. EYC’s one-teacher, one-student approach provides for a more attentive, therapeutic learning environment and ensures that every child has an education fitted to their learning style. EYC offers educational therapies and counseling, learning disabilities and gifted testing services, private tutoring, test prep, social skills and small group classes, homeschooling partnerships and more. See why EYC may be the right choice for your child at their Open House from 4-7 p.m. on October 10th.

Incarnate Word Academy
2788 Normandy Drive • St. Louis
(314) 725-5850 • www.iwacademy.org
Mrs. Maureen Hayes Lovette ’93, Principal
Founded in 1932, Incarnate Word Academy is a private, Catholic, college preparatory high school for young women. The academy is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. The academy’s mission is to challenge young women of faith to achieve their God-given potential as academically successful Women of the Word, following the example of Jesus, the Incarnate Word, by promoting human dignity, thereby empowering themselves and others to make a positive impact on our world. IWA offers challenging curriculum, highly-accessible faculty and a schedule that allows students to focus on their educational goals. Scholarships are available.

MICDS [Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School] 101 North Warson Road • St. Louis
(314) 995-7367 • www.micds.org
Jay Rainey, Head of the School
A nationally recognized leader in independent education, MICDS is a college-prep, co-ed school for students from Junior Kindergarten [age 4] through grade 12. MICDS’s mission is to prepare students for higher education and a life of purpose and service as engaged citizens in an ever-changing world. When a child attends MICDS, they’ll explore their passions and pursue academic excellence in state-of-the-art classrooms, labs, athletic facilities, theaters and art studios throughout the 100-acre campus. The Open House is on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 9:30 a.m. Learn more about the unique and innovative ways your child will embark on a life of discovery at MICDS.

Rossman School
12660 Conway Road • St. Louis
(314) 434-5877 • www.rossmanschool.org
Elizabeth Zurlinden, Head of School
Educating children age 4 through grade 6, Rossman School in Creve Coeur was recently ranked among the nation’s 50 Best Private Elementary Schools. With one class per grade, Rossman offers an intimate community that feels like family and a warm environment that feels like home. Rossman’s experienced educators are dedicated to discovering and nurturing that which makes each child one-of-a-kind. A unique team teaching model provides different perspectives and approaches to each child’s learning, and an 8:1 student-teacher ratio allows for lots of individual attention. The rich curriculum emphasizes strong academics, character development and leadership skills, preparing graduates to excel in an ever-changing world.

St. Dominic High School
31 St. Dominic Drive • O’Fallon
(636) 240-8303 • www.stdominichs.org
Jim Welby, President – Stacy Stewart, Principal
St. Dominic High School is a Catholic, coeducational, college preparatory school founded on the Dominican charism of prayer, study, community and service. With 750 students, St. Dominic is large enough to offer programs to suit any interest, yet small enough that each student is known and valued as an individual. St. Dominic’s comprehensive, college preparatory curriculum includes options for students of varying learning abilities, as well as honors courses and college credit in multiple subject areas. Visit the 50-acre campus during an Open House from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27, or call today to schedule a shadow visit and personal tour.

St. Louis Priory School
500 South Mason Road • St. Louis
(314) 434-3690 • www.priory.org
Father Cuthbert Elliott, O.S.B., Headmaster
St. Louis Priory School offers an outstanding preparatory experience guided by deeply rooted Catholic, Benedictine values that cultivate faith-centered, virtuous, educated young men. Priory’s unique, Benedictine approach to education is designed to develop young men in mind, body and spirit through a rigorous balance of disciplines that challenge the whole person while cultivating a lifelong sense of community. Priory is proud to have been ranked No. 1 in Missouri by Niche.com in Best Catholic High Schools and Best All-Boys High Schools. They ranked second in Best High Schools for STEM. Enrolling young men in grades 7 through 12, Priory’s motto is “Outstanding Preparation for an Exceptional Life.”

St. Louis University High School
4970 Oakland Ave. • St. Louis
(314) 531-0330 • www.sluh.org
SLUH is a Catholic, Jesuit college-preparatory school for young men, committed to the school’s presence in the city of St. Louis and dedicated to building Christ’s kingdom of truth, justice, love and peace. SLUH serves young men based on their ability to succeed rather than their economic circumstances. Through a rigorous academic program, SLUH helps their students develop critical minds and a life-long devotion to learning that informs moral choices and transforms lives. In addition to academic excellence, SLUH enjoys a rich tradition of athletic success, a strong commitment to the arts and a dedication to the development of faith based on serving others.

Ursuline Academy
341 S. Sappington Road • Kirkwood
(314) 984-2800 • www.ursulinestl.org
Ursuline Academy brings together girls who represent varied interests, experiences, backgrounds and neighborhoods. Ursuline recognizes the unique gifts of each girl and her ability to make her own way in the world. Ursuline Academy St. Louis is one in a network of schools in 16 U.S. cities and 19 countries across the globe. The Global Scholars Program offers students opportunities to engage with peers on six continents and to develop global competencies applicable to future careers. On the 28-acre campus in Kirkwood, students try new things, take risks and apply the knowledge gained to achieve their goals in college, career and life.

Westminster Christian Academy
800 Maryville Centre Drive • Town & Country
(314) 997-2900 • www.wcastl.org
Dr. Barrett Mosbacker, Head of School
Westminster Christian Academy is an independent, coeducational school offering a college preparatory program to students in grades 7-12. In partnership with Christian families and the church, Westminster equips students to reach higher in every endeavor. Dedicated educators build relationships with students based on mutual trust and respect so that students feel confident taking risks and engaging in candid conversations. Students pursue excellence in a college preparatory curriculum through honors and AP courses, on the stage with an award-winning drama program, through vibrant art and music courses, and on the field as part of a nationally-recognized athletics program.

Whitfield School
175 South Mason Road • St. Louis
(314) 434-5141 • www.whitfieldschool.org
Whitfield is a co-ed, college preparatory school for students in grades six through 12. At Whitfield, each student’s strengths are known, cultivated and celebrated. The school’s talented faculty capture students’ imaginations and energize them to identify and pursue their passions. Whitfield’s college preparatory program is rooted in character education; and their Habits of Mind and Heart curriculum provides a common language for character education and encourages critical reflection for academic and personal growth. Whitfield’s college counseling program inspires students to reach for their top-choice schools in a low-stress way. Ninety-five percent of the Class of 2019 received merit-based scholarships totaling more than $3.2 million for their first year of college.

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