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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded1969
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students323 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade New City School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$18,800
Tuition Notespart-time preschool - $13,300
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$8,100
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMelanie Harmon


Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Fencing, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
FencingIndoor Soccer,
SoccerTrack and Field,


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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The average private school tuition in Saint Louis, MO is $12,735 for elementary schools and $17,053 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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