Edgewood Children's Center

330 N Gore Avenue,
Saint Louis, MO, 63119-0631
Tel: (314)919-4700
Grades: K - 12 | 194 students
Establihed in 1834, Edgewood Children's Center is located on a historic 23-acre campus in Webster Groves in suburban St. Louis County.  Edgewood offers three unique school programs for non-traditional learners. 
  • The Hitchcock School offers an individualized educational program with direct social skills instruction for students with wide  range of disabilities, including Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder and other attentional and/or emotional deficits. 
  • The Edgewood School provides intense academic and therapeutic supports throughout every aspect of the school day.  The predominate educational diagnosis is one of Emotional Disturbance.  However, additional diagnoses served include: Other Health Impaired, Speech and Language,and  Intellectual Deficiency. 
  • The Childhaven program provides intensive educational and therapeutic supports for children on the Autism Spectrum or with other communication disabilities. 
  • Related services and sensory integration are offered for identified students within all three school programs.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Council for Exceptional Children
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Individualized educational programming
Year Founded 1834

Student Body

Total Students 194 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 73%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Edgewood Children\

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 30%
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(varies according to school program)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $22,000
Tuition Notes Varies according to school program student enrolls in.
% on Financial Aid 17%
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Maggie Aubuchon
Admissions Associate Catherine Pilant

School Notes:

    Edgewood School strives to help children improve the way they function in the school environment and in society through a low student-to-staff ratio and individualized instruction. The professional staff of certified special education teachers, teachers' assistants and licensed clinical therapists work together to provide education and treatment to students and their families. Services include:
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Speech & Language Therapy
    • Art Therapy
    • Music Therapy
    • Nursing, psychiatric, medical, psychosocial and educational evaluation and consultation
    • Individual, group and family therapy
    • Social skills and life skills training
    • Tutoring
    • Parent education
    • Respite Care

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Edgewood Children Center (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edgewood Children Center (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ecc-childhaven (0 miles away)
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    Saint Louis , MO , 63119
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    0  mi  |  43  students  |  Gr.  PK
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    Coed | Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    330 N Gore Ave
    Saint Louis , MO , 63119
    Coed | Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    0  mi  |  162  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
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