Forsyth School

  • Forsyth School is a leading independent, co-educational elementary school for children age 3 through Grade 6.
  • Located next door to Washington University and across the street from Forest Park in the Wydown-Forsyth Historic District, Forsyth provides an unforgettable experience on a one-of-a-kind campus with classrooms in six repurposed, 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 Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded1961

Student Body

Total Students370 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Forsyth School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size11 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost$21,337
Tuition NotesTuition for part-time Pre-K is $14,220; Tuition for full-day Pre-K, Jr-K, and Sr-K is $20,816
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorDeAnn Pomatto


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


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

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    Grades: PK-8 | 239 students
    3.7 miles
    7825 Big Bend Blvd.
    Saint Louis, MO 63119
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    Grades: PK-12 | 1245 students
    5.2 miles
    101 N Warson Road
    Saint Louis, MO 63124
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  • Saint Louis
    Grades: PK-6 | 317 students
    1.8 miles
    5209 Waterman Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63108
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  • Saint Louis
    Grades: NS-6 | 111 students
    5.4 miles
    1515 Bennett Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63122
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    Grades: PK-6 | 157 students
    0.3 miles
    400 De Mun Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63105
    0.3 PK-6

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The average private school tuition in Saint Louis, MO is $12,234 for elementary schools and $17,090 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Louis, MO is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).