St. Ambrose School offers an exceptional educational experience built on a solid foundation of tradition with an eye on the future. Our program offers: A focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) including a new STEM Lab
Technology: State-of-the-art Interactive Projectors and Audio Enhancement Systems in every classroom, iPads, Microsoft Surfaces, Computer Lab, Robotics Lab
Penthouse Program featuring Challenge and Inclusion Programs to meet the individual needs of every student
VBRD: Certified in Virtue Based Restorative Discipline  House System: Middle School students work together in mixed grade homerooms to create a sense of community and pride.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 244 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,006
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Ambrose Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for:

School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
dyslexia/language-based or Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
244 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
St. Ambrose Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Non parishioners 6886 Pre-K 3 days 4708 Pre-K 5 days 5786


Total Sports Offered
5 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Choir, Robotics, Safety Patrol, Student Council

School Notes

  • Established in 1906 with a goal of providing local children with an outstanding parochial school education, St. Ambrose has remained committed to that goal for over a century. Even as our sphere of students has expanded to include children from all over the Metro area, we have maintained our dedication to providing the best education experience in accordance with our Christian values for students ages 3 through 8th grade. We pride ourselves on combining the best new methods with the best of tradition to create a truly unique environment that prepares our students to be future leaders.
  • Every child who attends St. Ambrose Catholic elementary school will receive an education designed to grow them personally, spiritually and academically. To prepare students for the opportunities and challenges that await them, we foster creativity and divergent thinking and encourage the application of these important thinking skills to science, math and other core courses. Beyond traditional school subjects, we also prepare children to be examples of Christ in the global community by educating in a spirit of understanding, peace, and tolerance.
Profile last updated: 09/28/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 244 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,006
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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