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 Students392 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Principia School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
76%
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki pants and polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineApr. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost$20,900
Tuition NotesTuition varies by level and day vs. boarding.
% on Financial Aid
49%
Admissions DirectorAdriane Fredrikson
Admissions AssociateJordan Poznick

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,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Lesbian/Gay/Transgender, Mock Trial, Running Club, Television/Radio, World Language Club

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Louis
    Grades: 7-12 | 650 students
    5.6 miles
    755 S Price Road
    Saint Louis, MO 63124
    (314) 993-4040
    5.6 7-12
    650
  • Saint Louis
    Grades: PK-12 | 1240 students
    4.4 miles
    101 North Warson Road
    Saint Louis, MO 63124
    (314) 995-7367
    4.4 PK-12
    1240
  • Chesterfield
    Grades: 7-12 | 904 students
    1.7 miles
    800 Maryville Centre Dr
    Chesterfield, MO 63017
    (314) 997-2900
    1.7 7-12
    904
  • 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: PK-8 | 234 students
    8.1 miles
    7324 Balson Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63130
    (999) 999-9999
    8.1 PK-8
    234

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