- John Burroughs School seeks to instill the joy of living through active learning, integrity, and service to others.
- Our mission is to foster in our students academic, physical and creative fulfillment, together with strength of character, while helping them become productive members of our school community.
- John Burroughs promotes an atmosphere of understanding, trust, respect, and accomplishment among our faculty, staff, students, and parents. We embrace democratic ideals, the liberal arts and concern for the environment.
- We believe that excellence in education goes hand in hand with diversity, which we value and celebrate.
- John Burroughs encourages students to communicate, to be open to others, and to embrace meaningful challenge.
- Through a personal, active approach to learning, each student pursues his or her potential in all school endeavors -- academics, the arts, athletics, and activities.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
|Grades Offered||Grades 7-12|
|Total Students||600 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 19%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||90 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||7:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||13 students|
|Average ACT score||33|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual
(no dress code)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 17|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$26,600|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Admissions Director||Caroline G. LaVigne|
|Total Sports Offered||15 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Field Hockey,
Ice Hockey, Lacrosse,
Tennis, Track and Field,
Volleyball, Water Polo,
- School Location Miles Grades Students
Saint LouisGrades: PK-12 | 615 students
3020 North Ballas Road
Saint Louis, MO 63131
Town and CountryGrades: 7-12 | 1015 students
800 Maryville Centre Dr
Town and Country, MO 63017
Saint LouisGrades: 6-12 | 409 students
175 S Mason Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141
Saint LouisGrades: PK-12 | 522 students
801 S. Spoede Rd.
Saint Louis, MO 63131
Saint LouisGrades: 9-12 | 384 students
2788 Normandy Dr
Saint Louis, MO 63121