Tel: (314)993-5100
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
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1859

Student Body

Total Students 1240 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade MICDS Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 132 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Number of AP Courses 23 courses
Average SAT score 1927
Average ACT score 29
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $23,600
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $17,500 - $23,600
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $13,800
Admissions Director Peggy Laramie
Admissions Associate Eric Brunt

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Mary Institute & St. Louis Country Day School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary Institute & St. Louis Country Day School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mary Institute & St. Louis Country Day School (0.2 miles away)
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