Principia School

  • Students from preschool through high school thrive in our supportive community, established on the principles of Christian Science.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1898

Student Body

Total Students415 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Principia School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
62%
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses9 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki pants and polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition varies by level and day vs. boarding.
% on Financial Aid
94%
Admissions DirectorAdriane Fredrikson
Admissions AssociateJill McClelland

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingFlag Football,
FootballSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

School Notes

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Louis
    Grades: 7-12 | 618 students
    5.6 miles
    755 S Price Road
    Saint Louis, MO 63124
    (314)993-4040
    5.6 7-12
    618
  • Saint Louis
    Grades: PK-12 | 1245 students
    4.4 miles
    101 N Warson Road
    Saint Louis, MO 63124
    (314)995-7367
    4.4 PK-12
    1245
  • Chesterfield
    Grades: 7-12 | 985 students
    1.7 miles
    800 Maryville Centre Dr
    Chesterfield, MO 63017
    (314)997-2900
    1.7 7-12
    985
  • Saint Louis
    Grades: 9-12 | 510 students
    9.9 miles
    5850 Eichelberger St
    Saint Louis, MO 63109
    (314)832-3030
    9.9 9-12
    510
  • Saint Louis
    Grades: NS-8 | 236 students
    8.1 miles
    7324 Balson Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63130
    (314)725-5855
    8.1 NS-8
    236

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The average private school tuition in Saint Louis, MO is $12,045 for elementary schools and $16,616 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Louis, MO is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).