Central Christian School

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Central Christian School is a Gospel-drive, academically excellent learning community for each unique image-bearer of God.
Serving students age 3 through 6th grade, Central partners with families to prepare children to engage the world by instilling a passion for God, a love of truth, and a zeal to serve.
Visit our website to learn more about what earned us the title of National blue Ribbon School in 2016, including our excellent academic program and vibrant school community,.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,300
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 26 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Gifted, Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1957
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2016

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
44%
State avg.: 20%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
13 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 26 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from $7,075 (3 half days per week) to $12,300 (5 full days)
% on Financial Aid
26%
Admissions Director
Sarah Holley
Admissions Associate
Lindsey Hunsicker

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Aftercare Program, Chess Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir

School Notes

  • A National Blue Ribbon School, Central is a Christian school seeking truth as they were designed to do. As a result, you`ll see evidence of excellent academic, social-emotional and spiritual preparation through a combination of research-based practices, differentiated instruction, and intentional relationships.
  • Central is bringing a Gospel-centered approach and passion to excellent education in St. Louis while striving to lay a firm foundation for our city`s and nation`s future thought-leaders and change-agents. By developing problem-solving and critical-thinking skills in a nurturing and diverse environment, students in preschool (age 3) through 6th Grade are equipped to thrive in secondary schools and engage their generation for Jesus Christ.
  • Join Central for an Admissions Coffee or call to schedule a private tour -- Discover why Christian parents choose Central as their partner in education!
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Jayson Tatum - NBA player for the Boston Celtics
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Central Christian School cost?
Central Christian School's tuition is approximately $12,300 for private students.
Who are famous alumni from Central Christian School?
Central Christian School famous alumni include: Jayson Tatum.
What sports does Central Christian School offer?
Central Christian School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Soccer and Softball.
When is the application deadline for Central Christian School?
The application deadline for Central Christian School is Jan. 26 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 26 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

School Calendar

View the Central Christian School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Spring Break
March 11, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of School
May 24, 2024 (Friday)
First Day of School (3K-6th)
August 13, 2024 (Tuesday)
Thanksgiving Break
November 25, 2024 (Monday)

School Reviews

5  
We've been a Central family for 10 years, and each year we've been impressed with the high-quality teaching. Our children have benefited greatly from attending a school which is not only academically excellent but racially and economically diverse, friendly and warm. Central is a gem!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,300
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 26 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Saint Louis, MO is $15,572 for elementary schools and $17,713 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Louis, MO is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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