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 of Clayton is a Reggio-Emilia inspired school that offers a variety of extracurriculars including music lessons, robotics, yoga and more to capture the different interests of our students.
Each child becomes: a thinker who listens, an inquirer who negotiates, an inventor who collaborates, and an individual who believes in him or herself.
Our goal for each student is to create a love of learning while understanding the curriculum being presented through relationship building, curiosity and exploration.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 156 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $21,370
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1969
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
156 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
The St. Michael School Of Clayton Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size
13 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
21,370 PreK-8th
Summer Program Cost
$650
Summer Program Cost Notes
$650 per 2 week session
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$5,000
Admissions Director
Lori Timmons

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Miscellaneous Afternoon Clubs

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 are exposed to Studio Art, Music, Spanish, Science and Physical Education daily. We often use Forest Park as our extended campus in ourPlaced Based Education Program. This experiential learning program teaches our students how to take care of their space, communities and earth through authentic experiences.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The St. Michael School Of Clayton cost?
The St. Michael School Of Clayton's tuition is approximately $21,370 for private students and $650 for summer students.
Does The St. Michael School Of Clayton offer a summer program?
Yes, The St. Michael School Of Clayton offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
When is the application deadline for The St. Michael School Of Clayton?
The application deadline for The St. Michael School Of Clayton is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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This is the best school ever my kid went in nervous and came confident, highly recommend. My child was socially awkward and this school changed it for the better he now talks mildly normal conversations .The PE program is crazy good and the teacher are terrifically terrific. I love this school and my heart goes out to the students and the teachers. Amen
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 156 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $21,370
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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