Chesterfield Day School
Head: Matt Virgil
Grades: 18 months to sixth grade
Tuition: Toddlers, $4,400-$16,520; Preschool, $10,150-$16,520; K-Sixth-$16,520
Open House: Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-noon
1100 White Road, 469-6622, chesterfielddayschool.org
Chesterfield Day School believes that every child has an inherent desire to learn. The school guides students in their educational journey — supporting, encouraging and challenging them along the way. The educational program begins with Montessori-inspired classrooms in our early childhood program and bridges to premier secondary school preparation through sixth grade. The CDS environment promotes concentration, respect and independence. CDS is a welcoming and diverse community where children and families feel at ease.
Head: Dr. Dennis Golden
Grades: undergraduate, graduate and evening/online programs
Open House: Undergrad: Oct. 11, Nov. 15, Feb. 17, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Transfers: Oct. 12, March 8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Undergrad evening/online: Sept. 4, Oct. 1, 6 p.m.; Grad evening/online: Sept. 17, 6 p.m.
6800 Wydown Blvd., fontbonne.edu
Fontbonne University, a Catholic, coeducational institution of higher learning sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, is rooted in the Judeo-Christian tradition. The university is dedicated to the discovery, understanding, preservation and dissemination of truth. Undergraduate and graduate programs are offered in an atmosphere characterized by a commitment to open communication, personal concern and diversity. Fontbonne University seeks to educate students to think critically, to act ethically and to assume responsibility as citizens and leaders.
Westminster Christian Academy
Head: Dr. Tom Stoner
Grades: Seven to 12
Open House: Oct.17, 2014, 6:45 p.m.
800 Maryville Centre Drive, 997-2900, wcastl.org
Westminster Christian Academy is an independent, coeducational school serving 985 students in grades seven to 12. Westminster is renowned for its outstanding academic, arts and athletics programs, and revered as one of the most influential Christian schools in the nation. The strong college-preparatory program includes AP and college credit courses, world languages, and electives in business, communications and fine arts. Curriculum and programs are designed to integrate God’s truth into every aspect of the school experience.
Head: John Delautre
Grades: six to 12
Open House: Oct. 20, 1 p.m.
175 South Mason Road, 434-5141, whitfieldschool.org
Whitfield School cultivates ethical, confident and successful students in a community of innovation, collaboration and trust. A rigorous curriculum provides a strong liberal arts education, and electives allow students to pursue specialized interests in science, language, social sciences and the arts. This year, Microsoft is showcasing Whitfield’s use of technology in the classroom.