Private Schools Listing

Central Christian School

Churchill Center & School

1021 Municipal Center Drive, 997-4343,

Grades: one through 10

Tuition: $26,950

Head of School: Sandra Gilligan

Open House: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 15, 2010

Churchill Center & School is a private school for children with specific learning disabilities. A daily one-on-one tutorial is offered, as well as an individualized curriculum in auditory-visual training, language arts, math, social studies, science and motor skills. Churchill has a 1:3 teacher/student ratio and has twice been recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a School of Excellence.

Central Christian School

700 S. Hanley Road, 727-4535,

Grades: preschool (age 3) through grade six

Tuition: $1,800-$6,380

Fall Enrollment: 279

Head of School: Joshua Crane

Open House: 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 13

Central Christian School provides a challenging academic environment for Covenant children, emphasizing a passion for God, a love of truth and a commitment to service.  We encourage children to see God’s supreme relevance in all academic disciplines and consequently in all of life. Our curriculum is presented in thematic units and incorporates all subjects, including logic, technology, art, music, Spanish and physical education. 

Solomon Schechter Day School

348 Mason Road, 576-6177,

Grades: kindergarten through grade eight

Tuition: $11,750

Head of School: Rabbi Allen Selis

Open House: Nov. 8

Solomon Schechter Day School offers a curriculum that promotes independent critical thinking and Jewish values. An ISACS accredited school, Schechter serves a broad range of Jewish families from many different religious backgrounds. With an average class size of 12, specialty courses in art, music, computer, library and daily physical education enhance all grades. Pre-care, post-care and after-school enrichment classes are offered, and financial aid is available, all in a nurturing, joyful environment.

Andrews Academy

888 N. Mason Road, 878-1883,

Grades: junior kindergarten through grade six

Tuition: $14,220

Head: Joe Patterson

Open House: 1 to 3 p.m. January 31, 2010

Andrews Academy is a private independent school for students in junior kindergarten through grade six. We encourage children to maximize their intellectual, physical, social and emotional growth by offering an advanced curriculum in a traditional setting. Special classes include art, music, computers, library class, physical education, Spanish and public speaking. Private music lessons are also offered on campus. The average class size is 17 with a lead and assistant teacher creating an atmosphere of respect and compassion. Our advanced curriculum and technology offer an internationally diverse student body unlimited opportunities to flourish.

Westminster Christian Academy

10900 Ladue Road, 997-2900,

Grades: seven through 12

Tuition: $11,600

Head: James Marsh Jr.

Open House: Oct. 26, some Thursday tours

Westminster Christian Academy is an independent, coeducational Christian school that provides a comprehensive college preparatory program. With a faculty committed to helping students grow academically, socially and spiritually, the school seeks to equip students to engage the world and change it for Jesus Christ through service and leadership. The curriculum and programs are designed to integrate God’s truth into every aspect of the school experience, enabling students to embrace a biblical worldview and live Christ-centered lives.

Providence Classical Christian Academy

5293 S. Lindbergh Blvd., 842-6846,

Grades: kindergarten through 12th grade

Tuition: $4,100 (kindergarten), $5,450 (grammar) and $6,950 (upper)

Headmaster: Todd Wagenmaker

Open House: 10 a.m. Oct. 10 (seven through 12 focus); 10 a.m. Nov. 12 and Jan. 23, 2010 (kindergarten focus); and 10 a.m. Feb. 27, 2010

Providence Classical Christian Academy students develop outstanding skills with a centuries old approach to education: a classical curriculum. Success is due in large part to PCCA’s emphasis on writing/critical thinking, learning classical languages (Latin and Greek), studying classic books on their original texts, and a rigorous math program.

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