Chesterfield Montessori School
14000 Ladue Road, 469-7150, http://chesterfieldmontessori.org">chesterfieldmontessori.org
Grades: 16 months through grade six
Tuition: $7,600 to $11,990
Head: Anita Chastain
Open House: 9 to 11 am Nov. 12
Chesterfield Montessori School offers a fully AMI-accredited, authentic Montessori program for toddlers through sixth graders. Our certified Montessori teachers work with children individually and in small groups to ensure that each child is guided, challenged, and nurtured to meet their academic, social and emotional needs. Peace and respect are the way of life in our classrooms. At CMS, our goal is to give each child a passion for learning and success for life.
The St. Michael School
6345 Wydown Blvd., 721-4422, http://stmichaelschool.org">stmichaelschool.org
Grades: 3 years through grade six
Tuition: $11, 950
Head: Beth Mosher
Open House: Nov. 13
We believe in encouraging each child to develop a true passion for learning plus the creativity and flexibility to embrace and initiate change. The St. Michael School provides rich experiences and intense learning with a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of reading, writing and mathematics. The St. Michael School, an Episcopal school for children of all faiths, attaches great importance to spiritual and physical well being as well as community service and sustainability. Every school day begins in the chapel, where children of all faiths are challenged to consider how they positively affect the lives of others. From preschool on up, each day includes active play and a planned program of physical activity focused on health and overall fitness rather than competition. Spanish study is also part of the daily curriculum.
9137 Old Bonhomme Road, 997-7002, http://logosschool.org">logosschool.org
Grades: six through 12
Tuition: $25,000 (financial assistance available)
Head: David Thomas, Ph.D.
Open House: Tours can be scheduled by contacting admissions director Stephanie Kolker
Logos School is an independent, alternative, therapeutic middle and high school in St. Louis. We are dedicated to assisting students with academic and emotional needs that have not been met in the traditional classroom. Founded in 1970, Logos has helped more than 1,400 at-risk adolescents achieve a high school diploma and the emotional stability to become productive young adults. Logos School’s unique program consists of strong individualized academics, innovative therapy and parent involvement.