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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Students: 319 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,850
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School News

  • Having A Field Day - 09/22/2021
    This school year, students at Kirk Day School are enjoying a new outdoor space. The independent Christian elementary school installed a turf field in a location previously occupied by a ...moreparking lot. hide

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Gifted & Talented / Learning Disabilities / Language Disorders
Year Founded
1992

Student Body

Total Students
319 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Kirk Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
15 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(School Uniform Required)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Full day tuition for 2020-2021 is $9850. Half day options for early childhood classes are offered at a reduced rate. Please see Tuition & Assistance page on our website for details at www.kirkdayschool.org/tuition-assistance
% on Financial Aid
18%
Admissions Director
Jennifer Rush
Admissions Associate
Jeannie Venard

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

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.
Source: Verified school update

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
We absolutely love Kirk Day School! We have 2 children that currently attend. We feel that they are not only getting an excellent education; they are loved and cared for very well by the teachers and staff. The school does an amazing job of maintaining high academic standards while integrating a Christian worldview and focusing on spiritual growth.
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5  
We love Kirk Day School for many reasons, the most important being the teachers' vested interest in each child academically and spiritually. My children love school all while advancing at the highest level of learning. We couldn't be more happy and excited about our school.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Students: 319 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $9,850
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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