- 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.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Total Students||297 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 16%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||29 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||10:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||17 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
(Uniforms vary between Primary, Intermediate, and Middle School)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$5,250|
|Tuition Notes||Two children: $7950, Three or More Children: $9750|
|Admissions Director||Miss Julie Smith|
|Admissions Associate||Mrs. Christe Windler|
|Total Sports Offered||5 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketball, Golf,|
Soccer, Track and Field,
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Ballwin Grades: K-8 | 297 students
15668 Clayton Rd
Ballwin, MO 63011
(636)227-8654 3.9 K-8
- Chesterfield Grades: 6-12 | 140 students
17815 Wild Horse Creek Road
Chesterfield, MO 63005
(636)300-5524 0.1 6-12
- Chesterfield Grades: K-8 | 395 students
13416 Olive Blvd
Chesterfield, MO 63017
(314)576-5366 4.7 K-8
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