Living Water Academy

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 2017 Christmas musical was a huge hit with the West County community and an inspirational celebration of Jesus' birth.
Living Water Academy Photo #10 - The 2017 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 (LWA) partners with parents to nuture children with Christ-like character who are spiritually, intellectually, physically and emotionally ready to impact the world for Jesus Christ.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLearning differences, Down Syndrome, ADHD
Year Founded2005

Student Body

Total Students133 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Living Water Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(School colors - polos and pants/skirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,565
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorLee White
Admissions AssociateValerie Caldwell

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

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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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