Top 5 Best Jefferson County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 12 private schools serving 1,803 students in Jefferson County, MO (there are 66 public schools, serving 32,837 public students). 5% of all K-12 students in Jefferson County, MO are educated in private schools (compared to the MO state average of 12%).
The top ranked private schools in Jefferson County, MO include St. John's Lutheran School, Holy Child Catholic School and St. Pius X High School.
The average acceptance rate is 83%, which is lower than the Missouri private school average acceptance rate of 90%.
92% of private schools in Jefferson County, MO are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Jefferson County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Holy Child Catholic School
(Catholic)
2316 Church Rd
Arnold, MO 63010
(636) 296-0055
Grades: PK-8
| 282 students
St. John's Lutheran School
St. John's Lutheran School Photo
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
3511 Jeffco Blvd
Arnold, MO 63010
(636) 464-7303
Grades: PK-8
| 263 students
Saint Joseph School
(Catholic)
6024 Old Antonia Rd
Imperial, MO 63052
(636) 464-9027
Grades: PK-8
| 288 students
St. Pius X High School
St. Pius X High School Photo - St. Pius X students hope to see you soon!
(Catholic)
(1)
1030 St Pius Drive
Festus, MO 63028
(636) 931-7487
Grades: 9-12
| 298 students
Twin City Christian Academy
Twin City Christian Academy Photo
(Baptist)
(1)
723 Horine Rd
Festus, MO 63028
(636) 937-9664
Grades: PK-12
| 77 students
Christian Outreach School
Christian Outreach School Photo - Chapel Service with guest Randy Mayfield
(Christian)
4450 Outreach Drive
Hillsboro, MO 63050
(636) 797-3466
Grades: K-12
| 34 students
Community Christian Academy
(Christian)
1375 Highway M
Barnhart, MO 63012
(636) 464-2878
Grades: PK-12
| 86 students
The Goddard School
The Goddard School Photo
Daycare / Preschool
3228 Miller Road
Arnold, MO 63010
(636) 296-3160
Grades: NS-K
| students
Good Shepherd Catholic School
Good Shepherd Catholic School Photo - Good Shepherd SchoolPreschool - 8th Grade
(Catholic)
701 3rd Street
Hillsboro, MO 63050
(636) 789-3311
Grades: PK-8
| 90 students
Our Lady Catholic School
(Catholic)
1599 Saint Marys Ln
Festus, MO 63028
(636) 931-2963
Grades: K-8
| 187 students
St. Rose Of Lima School
(Catholic)
(1)
523 S 4th St
De Soto, MO 63020
(636) 337-7855
Grades: PK-8
| 128 students
Victory Christian Academy
(Christian)
1930 Meyer Drury Dr.
Arnold, MO 63010
(636) 223-7330
Grades: K-8
| 70 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Jefferson County, Missouri

Jefferson County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
7063 State Road Bb
Cedar Hill, MO 63016
Grades: PK-4
| 26 students
3005 High Ridge Blvd
High Ridge, MO 63049
(636) 677-3585
Grades: PK-8
| 131 students
4525 Highway 21
Imperial, MO 63052
(636) 296-8112
Grades: K-8
| 103 students
821 American Legion Dr
Festus, MO 63028
(636) 933-2273
Grades: NS
| 13 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Jefferson County, MO?
The top ranked private schools in Jefferson County, MO include St. John's Lutheran School, Holy Child Catholic School and St. Pius X High School.
How many private schools are located in Jefferson County, MO?
12 private schools are located in Jefferson County, MO.
How diverse are private schools in Jefferson County, MO?
Jefferson County, MO private schools are approximately 4% minority students, which is lower than the Missouri private school average of 20%.
What percentage of students in Jefferson County, MO go to private school?
5% of all K-12 students in Jefferson County, MO are educated in private schools (compared to the MO state average of 12%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Jefferson County, MO?
92% of private schools in Jefferson County, MO are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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