New City School

New City School develops each child's individual strengths through an integrated Multiple Intelligences curriculum.
We prepare children, age three through grade six, to be confident joyful learners who are successful academically, knowledgeable about themselves and others, and who value diversity.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 323 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,800
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

Top Rankings

New City School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded
1969
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
323 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
38%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
New City School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
12 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
part-time preschool - $13,300
% on Financial Aid
39%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$8,100
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Melanie Harmon

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Math Club, River Kids (ecology club)

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Choir, Drama Club, Music Lessons

School Notes

  • New City School provides a unique and challenging experience that includes a comprehensive academic curriculum. In addition to this attention to academic excellence, learning experiences in the school also focus on issues of diversity and social justice, as well as helping all children experience the inherent joy that comes when curiosity is nurtured in a safe and supportive community. Students also learn important intrapersonal and interpersonal skillsthe ability to know themselves and to work well with others. Our student body is diverse and broad, allowing children and families to develop respect and appreciation for different perspectives and experiences. Through the use of the theory of multiple intelligencesas a classroom tool to capitalize on each student`s unique learning strengthsNew City School provides many different ways for children to learn and succeed. Full-time specialists include faculty in the areas of technology, library science, counseling, Spanish, art, physical education, learning specialist, the performing arts, music, and creative movement.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 323 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,800
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Saint Louis, MO is $14,859 for elementary schools and $16,633 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Louis, MO is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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