Forsyth School

  • Forsyth School is a leading independent, co-educational elementary school for children age 2 through Grade 6.
  • Located across the street from Washington University and Forest Park in the Wydown-Forsyth Historic District, Forsyth provides an unforgettable experience on a one-of-a-kind campus with classrooms in six re-purposed, historic homes.
  • The challenging and engaging curriculum fosters independence and prepares students to thrive in secondary school and beyond.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
Educational Records Bureau
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded1961

Student Body

Total Students357 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Forsyth School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
48%
Average Class Size11 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 29 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$21,975
Tuition NotesEyas Program: $18,000; Part-time Eyas: $12,000; Pre-K/Junior-K/Senior-K: $21,450; Part-time Pre-K: $14,650
% on Financial Aid
24%
Average Financial Aid Grant$7,500
Admissions DirectorDeAnn Pomatto

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
SoccerSoftball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Student Council

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    5.2 miles
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    (314) 995-7367
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    Grades: PK-6 | 340 students
    3.2 miles
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    Saint Louis, MO 63124
    (314) 991-0005
    3.2 PK-6
    340
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    Grades: PK-6 | 323 students
    1.8 miles
    5209 Waterman Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63108
    (314) 361-6411
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    323
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    5.5 miles
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    Saint Louis, MO 63122
    (314) 821-6270
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The average private school tuition in Saint Louis, MO is $12,712 for elementary schools and $16,899 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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