Ascension School

  • Ascension School recognizes that each individual is a child of God " having a divine origin and an eternal destiny.
  • In an atmosphere of trust, openness and respect, each student is guided first to the idea and then to the realization of a process of formation which helps each child achieve understanding, acceptance and utilization of his/her God-given talents.
  • Ascension School provides opportunities for fostering the growth of religious attitudes, moral behavior and academic achievement.
  • Every student is challenged to strive for excellence at the highest possible level of formation.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1941

Student Body

Total Students297 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Ascension School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size17 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms vary between Primary, Intermediate, and Middle School)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,250
Tuition NotesTwo children: $7950, Three or More Children: $9750
Admissions DirectorMiss Julie Smith
Admissions AssociateMrs. Christe Windler


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballGolf,
SoccerTrack and Field,
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    Ballwin, MO 63011
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  • Chesterfield
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    Chesterfield, MO 63017
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  • Chesterfield
    Grades: K-8 | 395 students
    4.7 miles
    13416 Olive Blvd
    Chesterfield, MO 63017
    4.7 K-8

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