Private Schools

The Saul Mirowitz Day School-Reform Jewish Academy

Chesterfield Montessori School

14000 Ladue Road, 469-7150,

Grades: 16 months through grade 6

Tuition: $8,450 to $13,350

Head of School: Anita Chastain

Open Houses: Nov. 11, 2010

    Chesterfield Montessori School offers a full A.M.I. 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 Saul Mirowitz Day School-Reform Jewish Academy

11411 North 40 Drive, 569-2692,

Grades: Kindergarten through grade 5

Tuition: $11,600

Head of School: Cheryl Maayan

Open Houses: Nov. 7, 2010 and Jan. 15, 2011

    Families who choose the Saul Mirowitz Day School-RJA want the best of everything: academic excellence, social responsibility and meaningful Jewish learning. Our ISACS-accredited curriculum is experiential and strives to achieve the best elementary education—learning that is challenging, significant and meaningful; students who are motivated to reach their potential; and children who know from experience that they can make a difference in the world.

Grand Center Arts Academy

711 N. Grand Blvd., 289-1501,

Grades: grade 6 and 7 (grades 6 through 12 by 2015)

Tuition: No tuition

Principal: Lynne Glickert

    Grand Center Arts Academy is an independent charter middle school and high school dedicated to offering world-class training in music, theater, visual art and dance, along with a rigorous academic program. We strongly believe in community engagement, multi-cultural understanding, service and good citizenship. We offer unparalleled access to St. Louis’ top arts and cultural institutions. Our home will be the completely restored Carter Carburetor building and parking garage west of Powell Hall.