Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School

801 S. Spoede Rd.,
Saint Louis, MO, 63131-0631
     Tel: (314)432-2021
Grades: PK - 12 | 582 students
We offer a Sacred Heart education rooted in a vibrant Catholic school community.
When a student is accepted into Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School, we are also welcoming his or her entire family.
Moreover, we are honored and humbled to be part of a larger "family," linked by the Religious of the Sacred Heart in 45 countries.
This international network is the framework for our renowned Global Education Program, calling us to transform the world, one child at a time.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1929

Student Body

Total Students 582 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Literature and Composition, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP European History, AP French, AP Government Politics, AP Language and Composition, AP Physics, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP US History  
Average SAT score 1827
Average ACT score 28
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Nov. 21 / Jan. 18 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $19,450
Tuition Notes Tuition for Junior Kindergarten is $9,735-$13,500. Tuition for grades K-4 is $15,595. Tuition for grades 5-6 is $16,220. Tuition for grades 7-12 is $19,450.
Admissions Director Therese Hagemeister
Admissions Associate Kathy Meyer

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
DivingField Hockey,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Admissions Ambassadors, CARE Club, Campus Ministry, Debate Club, Environmental Club, French Club, Liturgy Choir, Math Club, Mock Trial Team, National Honor Society, Pax Christi, Pro-Life Club, Show Choir, Spanish Club, Speech Team, Student Council, Thespian Society, Varsity Club, Women at the Well CARE Club, Debate Club, French Club, Liturgy Choir, Math Club, Pax Christi, Pro-Life Club, Show Choir, Spanish Club, Speech Team, Varsity Club, Admissions Ambassadors,
Campus Ministry,
Environmental Club,
Mock Trial Team,
National Honor Society,
Student Council,
Thespian Society,
Women at the Well,

School Notes:

Inspired by the vision of Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat, foundress of the Society of the Sacred Heart, Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School strives to educate the heart and mind of each child in a nurturing and challenging environment. We are dedicated to educating the whole child and preparing our students for lives of faith in God, integrity, leadership and service to others. Our mission is to transform the world, one child at a time. The foundation of our mission and educational philosophy are the Goals and Criteria of Sacred Heart Schools. These give meaning and purpose to our objectives and unite us through a common thread with other Sacred Heart schools around the world. The strength of Sacred Heart education lies in the building of relationships around our values. Serious in principles, strong in studies and rich in the spirit of love and life, we are a Catholic school which takes great pride in living Saint Madeleine Sophie's vision.

Profile last updated: 08/28/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Villa Duchesne & Oak Hill School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Villa Duchesne & Oak Hill School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Villa Duchesne & Oak Hill School (0.2 miles away)
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