Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School (MICDS)

  • MICDS is a college-prep, independent school that offers a dynamic learning environment for intellectually curious and ambitious students from junior kindergarten (age 4) through 12th grade. One school with three divisions, at MICDS we help students discover their unique talents, preparing them for higher education and a life of purpose and service as compassionate, engaged citizens of a global community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1859

Student Body

Total Students1225 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 19%
Students by GradeMary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School (MICDS) Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers151 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
73%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses27 courses
Advanced CoursesAP AB Calculus, AP BC Calculus, AP Statistics, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP US History, AP US Government, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Computer Science, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Psychology, AP Language and Culture: Chinese, AP Language and Culture: French, AP Language and Culture: German, AP Language and Culture: Spanish, AP Latin, AP Studio: 3-D Design, AP Studio: Photo, AP Studio: Drawing, AP Music Theory, AP Art History, AP
Average SAT score1390
Average ACT score30
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 15 / Jan. 16
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $19,950 - $27,300
% on Financial Aid
23%
Average Financial Aid Grant$16,100
Admissions DirectorEric Brunt
Admissions AssociatePeggy Laramie

Sports

Total Sports Offered19 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Cycling, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
CyclingDiving,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SquashSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
50+ Clubs and Affinity Groups

Arts and Music Programs:
Flourishing Visual and Performing Arts Programs

School Notes

  • MICDS is a college-prep, independent school that offers a dynamic learning environment for intellectually curious and ambitious students from junior kindergarten (age 4) through 12th grade. One school with three divisions, at MICDS we help students discover their unique talents, preparing them for higher education and a life of purpose and service as compassionate, engaged citizens of a global community. When your child attends MICDS, they'll receive an unmatched education in math, science and the humanities. They'll acquire strong academic skills and a lifelong love of learning. They'll learn from the best-from teachers who are skilled educators, experts in their fields, mentors and coaches. At MICDS, your child will engage with a hands-on and innovative curriculum, giving them a deep understanding across disciplines and grade levels. They'll enjoy small class sizes that promote vibrant intellectual exchange and a strong spirit of community. Starting in fifth grade, they'll receive their own laptop, used to facilitate learning and individualized instruction. Your future MICDS Ram will also have access to state-of-the-art facilities, which reflects the School's ongoing investment in their future. Take a visit to campus and experience for yourself our STEM facility-the most advanced secondary education building in the region-equipped with laboratories for research, plant sciences and robotics. Or check out our newly constructed athletics facilities, the Steward Family Aquatic Center, Holtman Stadium and O'Hara Field and Holekamp Track and Field Stadium, which enhance our strong athletic program and reflect the School`s commitment to excellence in all endeavors. At MICDS, your child will be challenged to become their best self. Empowered by our collaborative community, they'll explore their passions, engage in innovative learning and pursue excellence in and out of the classroom.
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