Chesterfield Day School

1100 White Road,
Chesterfield, MO, 63017-0630
     Tel: (314)469-6622
Grades: PK - 6
The mission of Chesterfield Day School is to provide a personalized education of unparalleled excellence for students of diverse backgrounds.
As a student-centered, parent-supported independent school that promotes joy in learning, positive character development, and service to others, we live our mission by caring passionately about our students and dedicating ourselves to building a vibrant educational community where joy is inherent and where respect is shown for self, others, property, and the environment; knowing our students as individuals and honoring their academic, cultural, social, ethnic, racial, and religious diversity; believing that the Montessori approach provides the best foundation for children as they become productive citizens of the world; instilling in our students a lifelong love of learning and the confidence to tackle new challenges; teaching our students to think critically and creatively, to express themselves clearly, and to have the courage to act on and defend their convictions; and affirming that the responsibilities of education are shared by the home and the school.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 6
Year Founded 1962

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 19%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 65%
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies by grade. Please contact the Admissions office for information. Financial aid is available for qualified applicants.
Admissions Director Theresa Fleck
Admissions Associate Julie Turkowski

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Extracurricular activities offered include sports, art, music, chess, and drama art,  music,  chess,  and drama, Extracurricular activities offered include sports,

School Notes:

  • Chesterfield Day School students receive a world-class education that nurtures students' innate love of learning. As a school tracing its origins to the Montessori philosophy, we allow each child to explore meaningful work and stretch to the next level.
  • In addition to team teaching and an extremely low student:teacher ratio, specialist teachers for art, music, Spanish, physical education, and a librarian work with students, from toddlers through grade 6.
  • Graduates of Chesterfield Day School are recognized by secondary schools and universities as students who seek knowledge, have a broad range of interests, and are open to and accepting of new ideas.

Profile last updated: 11/03/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Missouri Torah Institute (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Center At Conway (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Center At Conway (0.8 miles away)
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