The St Michael School Of Clayton

  • The St. Michael School teaches to children 12 weeks through 8th Grade.
  • The school is a collaborative environment which cultivates a diverse student population, an innovative faculty, and meaningful partnerships with parents.
  • The St. Michael School children develop character, academic skills and intellectual curiosity.
  • Each child becomes: a thinker who listens, an inquirer who negotiates, an inventor who collaborates, and an individual who believes in him or herself.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1969
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$480
Summer Program Cost Notes$480 per session
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students158 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade The St Michael School Of Clayton Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size13 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$17,700
Tuition Notes17,100 PreK-4th 17,700 5th-8th
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,000
Admissions DirectorLori Timmons


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Baking Club

Arts and Music Programs:
4 O'Clock Rock, Drama Club, Sewing Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Girls on the Run

School Notes

  • The St. Michael School of Clayton is an independent school for children of all faiths. With a low student-teacher ratio, the school achieves a rigorous academic program that meets the needs of each child. Academics are given full dimension through long-term multi disciplinary research projects. The St. Michael School is nationally known for its work with The Reggio Emilia Approach. Students have Spanish and Physical Education daily in toddler through 8th grade. The Physical Education curriculum includes swimming, skating and orienteering.
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