MAP St. Louis

MAP St. Louis is the premier Montessori middle and high school in St. Louis, and the only independent school in St. Louis to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program.

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School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
15 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Melissa Urspruch

School Notes

  • We aim to redefine secondary education through a Montessori lens by cultivating an adolescent microcosm rooted within the heart of a vibrant St. Louis neighborhood. We prioritize the holistic development of each student, guiding them on their individualized journey to achieve their full potential as actively engaged local and global citizens.
  • Our vision is rooted in the conviction that adolescents—in the context of a stimulating, rigorous, and supportive environment—can learn, work, and contribute in significant ways. With an emphasis on student agency and partnership with adults, we strive to maintain a community constituted of creative, critically-thinking, and socially-conscious individuals who will enter adulthood prepared to create lives of purpose, value, and joy.

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The average private school tuition in Saint Louis, MO is $14,898 for elementary schools and $16,530 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Louis, MO is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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