Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School (MICDS)

Tel: (314)995-7373
Grades: PK-12 | 1240 students
Founded in 1859, MICDS is a nonprofit, independent, preparatory school offering non-sectarian education to qualified students regardless of national origin, race or religion.
MICDS consists of the Ronald S. Beasley Lower School, for grades Junior Kindergarten-4; Middle School, offering a coordinate model of single-gender education in the core curricular classes, for students in grades 5-8; and the Upper School for grades 9-12.
MICDS is recognized as one of the nation's leaders in independent education.
Our School cherishes academic rigor, encourages and praises meaningful individual achievement, and fosters virtue.
Our independent education prepares young people for higher learning and for lives of purpose and service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1859

Student Body

Total Students 1240 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School (MICDS) Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 153 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
73%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 27 courses
Advanced Courses AP AB Calculus, AP BC Calculus, AP Statistics, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP US History, AP US Government, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Computer Science, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Psychology, AP Language and Culture: Chinese, AP Language and Culture: French, AP Language and Culture: German, AP Language and Culture: Spanish, AP Latin, AP Studio: 3-D Design, AP Studio: Photo, AP Studio: Drawing, AP Music Theory, AP Art History, AP
Average SAT score 1975
Average ACT score 29
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 17 / Dec. 16
Yearly Tuition Cost $26,500
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $19,500 - $26,500
% on Financial Aid
23%
Average Financial Aid Grant $15,600
Admissions Director Peggy Laramie
Admissions Associate Eric Brunt

Sports

Total Sports Offered 20 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Cycling, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCrew,
Cross CountryCycling,
DivingField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSquash,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Water PoloWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. 50+ Clubs and Affinity Groups, Flourishing Visual and Performing Arts Programs 50+ Clubs and Affinity Groups,
Flourishing Visual and Performing Arts Programs,

School Notes

  • Founded in 1859, MICDS is a nonprofit, independent, preparatory school offering non-sectarian education to qualified students regardless of national origin, race or religion. MICDS consists of the Ronald S. Beasley Lower School, for grades Junior Kindergarten-4; Middle School, offering a coordinate model of single-gender education in the core curricular classes, for students in grades 5-8; and the Upper School for grades 9-12. MICDS is recognized as one of the nation's leaders in independent education. Our School cherishes academic rigor, encourages and praises meaningful individual achievement, and fosters virtue. Our independent education prepares young people for higher learning and for lives of purpose and service.
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