Whitfield School

Tel: (314)434-5141
Grades: 6-12 | 409 students
Whitfield School's rigorous academic program challenges students while teaching them to work both independently and collaboratively. The demanding academic program and the support of a dedicated faculty prepare graduates for college and life beyond.
Students and teachers utilize the one-to-one laptop program to engage in authentic, modern learning experiences that enhance students' reading, thinking and writing skills.
With an average class size of 14 and a school size of 405 students in grades 6-12, Whitfield seeks to develop and maintain a safe community that values mutual respect and personal responsibility.
Students are encouraged to take part in activities that include visual and performing arts, community service, and 42 athletic teams, clubs, and organizations. Tuition: $24,500.
Need-based financial aid is available.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Year Founded 1952

Student Body

Total Students 409 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
26%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Whitfield School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 7 courses
Average ACT score 27
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Clean, neat and appropriate)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $24,500
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $15,000
Admissions Director Emily Chrysler
Admissions Associate Meredith Schuh

Sports

Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
TennisVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Amnesty International, Athletics, Community service, Environmental club (ECHO), Film club, High school ambassadors, Jazz band, Literary magazine, Model U.N., Newspaper (electronic), Newspaper (paper), Pep band, Social Justice Club, Student Council, Student Honor Council, Student technology club, Theater, Thespian Society, Yearbook Athletics, Film club, Jazz band, Model U.N., Pep band, Theater, Yearbook, Amnesty International,
Community service,
Environmental club (ECHO),
High school ambassadors,
Literary magazine,
Newspaper (electronic),
Newspaper (paper),
Social Justice Club,
Student Council,
Student Honor Council,
Student technology club,
Thespian Society,

School Notes

  • Technological media enhance thinking, reading, and writing skills, while t

Profile last updated: 09/16/2015

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