Kirk Day School

  • Kirk Day School, a private Christian school nestled in the heart of west St. Louis County, is distinguished by the strength of a proven academic program grounded in a Christian worldview.
  • Students experience the benefits of small classes, foreign languages, and a wide variety of extracurricular activities in athletics, technology, and the arts.
  • The curriculum meets the educational goals of each student, including the academically gifted who are further challenged through individualized instruction and dynamic learning programs.
  • A warm and diverse community draws students from over 32 zip codes and 60 churches.
  • Through a challenging and proven academic curriculum, students are provided with the educational foundations necessary for them to succeed with excellence at the secondary school level and beyond.

School News

  • Kirk Day School: Academic and Spiritual Preparation - 11/05/2019 - Ladue News September 12, 2019 - With the world advancing further each day, children are inundated with different media and information at every turn. At Kirk Day School, the mission ...moreis on partnering with Christian families to nurture, educate and equip children to engage their world.hide
  • Learn and Grow: Kirk Day School - 11/05/2019 - Kirk Day School in Town & Country is committed to helping young people become 21st-century learners with a strong grounding in faith. That means paying attention to the needs of ...morethe whole student, mentally, physically and spiritually, according to head of school Taylor Clement. The independent Christian preparatory school welcomes children ages 3 through sixth grade, and weaves a sense of character and teamwork into every fiber of its curriculum.hide

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Kirk Day School places among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Christian Schools International (CSI)
Educational Records Bureau
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1992

Student Body

Total Students286 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Kirk Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 3 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,480
Tuition NotesFull day tuition for 2019-2020 is $9480. Half day options for early childhood classes are offered at a reduced rate. Please see Tuition & Assistance page on our website for details at
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorJennifer Rush
Admissions AssociateJeannie Venard


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Cooking Club, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) Enrichment

Arts and Music Programs:
KDS Singers Choir, Upper School Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Baseball Team, Basketball Team, Golf Team, Soccer Team, Softball Team, Volleyball Team

School Notes

  • Graduates of Kirk Day School excel academically, participate actively, and engage the world with a strong spiritual foundation.
  • Over 75% of Kirk Day School`s alumni graduate high school with academic honors.
  • Kirk Day School provides timeless foundations to 21st century learners in both faith and academics.
  • Students come to know the foundations of the Christian faith through Biblically grounded teaching from a nurturing and loving faculty that walks alongside them as they grow in relationship with our God.

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