Living Water Academy

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Living Water Academy Photo #1 - Fun in our beautiful new full-size gym with equipment won after LWA placed first in Missouri and second nationally in the NFL's "Fuel Up to Play 60" program
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Living Water Academy Photo #1 - Fun in our beautiful new full-size gym with equipment won after LWA placed first in Missouri and second nationally in the NFL's "Fuel Up to Play 60" program
Living Water Academy Photo #2 - Living Water Academy Family of Students, Faculty, and Staff. The annual all-school photo around the fountain is one of LWA's oldest and most cherished traditions.
Living Water Academy Photo #3 - Annual Pre-K & Kindergarten Circus Graduation - another of our cherished LWA traditions that make the transition to Kindergarten and 1st grade so special.
Living Water Academy Photo #4 - The chapel windows at LWA. We start every week at LWA off with an all-school chapel service - open to parents as well - on Monday mornings at 8:30 a.m.
Living Water Academy Photo #5 - The walking track around the gym at LWA, put to good use every day by students and staff!
Living Water Academy Photo #6 - LWA participates in the annual See You at the Pole gathering every fourth Wednesday in September to pray and praise our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Living Water Academy Photo #7 - The 2017-18 LWA Robotics Team finished first among 23 teams in the East Conference Qualifier meet to advance to the state competition at the Missouri University of Science & Technology in Rolla. At the state championships, they finished 7th out of 24 teams - a great achievement for their first year as a team!
Living Water Academy Photo #8 - The LWA Eagles boys' basketball team closed out their second season in 2017-18 with an excellent 6-1 record!
Living Water Academy Photo #9 - LWA's Christmas musical was a huge hit with the West County community and an inspirational celebration of Jesus' birth.
Living Water Academy Photo #10 - The LWA Christmas musical included everything from angels to rappers to dancing soccer players, and all grades were involved in creating and performing the fun show!
Living Water Academy is dedicated to teaching our children the preeminence of Jesus Christ (Colossians 1:18), who satisfies every thirst of life with His living water (John 7:38). We partner with parents to raise children with Christ- like character, equipping them spiritually, intellectually, physically, and emotionally in an environment of academic excellence to impact the world for Jesus Christ.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 333 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,350
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Living Water Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Learning differences
Year Founded
2005

Student Body

Total Students
333 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Living Water Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
School colors - polos and pants/skirts

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
15%
Admissions Director
Rachel Fiet

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Lego Club, Robotics Team, Sign Language Club

School Notes

  • LWA's Christ-centered curriculum takes His love beyond the chapel and into the classroom, incorporating Christ's love and learnings into every subject. LWA's curriculum includes proven learning programs A Beka, Saxon and Bob Jones that provide an intellectually and spiritually stimulating education preparing students for high school and beyond. LWA strongly believes in learning beyond the classroom and offers a variety of classes at every grade level and in preschool to stretch the body as well as the mind, including: physical education, art, drama, music, computers, musical theater and Spanish. Additionally, LWA's library, computer lab, and learning center work together to support non-classroom development and address various learning challenges. LWA recently moved into a new $3 million building on the campus of the Fellowship of Wildwood that provides the finest in classrooms, a full-sized gymnasium with elevated walking track, and a 150-seat chapel to the existing campus set on nearly 30 acres in Wildwood. LWA encourages a sense of family among students, faculty and parents that provides nurturing emotional support during students' critical growth years. The common denominator in all LWA families is a genuine desire to see their children raised in a safe, loving environment, based upon the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. Tuition for 2- and 3-year old preschool ranges from $1,650 to $3,900 per year, 4/5 year old/Pre-K tuition ranges from $3,250 to $3,900 per year, and K-8 tuition is $6,550 per year
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Living Water Academy cost?
Living Water Academy's tuition is approximately $8,350 for private students.
What schools are Living Water Academy often compared to?
Living Water Academyis often viewed alongside schools like St. John School: A Personalized Learning Academy by visitors of our site.
What sports does Living Water Academy offer?
Living Water Academy offers 2 interscholastic sports: Basketball and Volleyball.
What is Living Water Academy's ranking?
Living Water Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Living Water Academy?
The application deadline for Living Water Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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We have 3 children here. Excellent academics, nurturing environment. Kis love school!
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My son goes to preschool. His teacher is excellent. The curriculum is really preparing him for kindergarten. Best of all, he is making great friends and having a lot of fun learning in a loving Christian environment.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 333 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,350
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in St. Louis County, MO is $15,121 for elementary schools and $17,167 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in St. Louis County, MO is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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