Whitfield School

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  • Whitfield cultivates ethical, confident, and successful students in a community of innovation, collaboration and trust.
  • A rigorous curriculum provides a strong liberal arts education, and electives allow students to pursue interests in science, language, humanities, and art.
  • Whitfield`s Habits of Mind and Heart curriculum provides a common language for character education for students and faculty, encouraging critical reflection for academic and personal growth. A demanding academic program, which includes advanced placement courses in language, math and science, coupled with the support of a dedicated, world-class faculty, prepares graduates for both the college experience and life beyond. With an average class size of 14, Whitfield has a close-knit academic environment where each student`s strengths are known and cultivated.
  • Students are encouraged to take part in activities including visual and performing arts, athletics, clubs and community service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1952

Student Body

Total Students444 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 19%
Students by GradeWhitfield School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses7 courses
Average ACT score27
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Clean, neat and appropriate)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$26,125
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant$15,000
Admissions DirectorEmily Chrysler
Admissions AssociateMeredith Schuh

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
TennisVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Athletics, Community service, Environmental club (ECHO), High school ambassadors, Jazz band, Literary magazine, Model U.N., Pep band, Social Justice Club, Student Council, Student Honor Council, Theater, Thespian Society, Yearbook Athletics, Jazz band, Model U.N., Pep band, Theater, Yearbook, Community service,
Environmental club (ECHO),
High school ambassadors,
Literary magazine,
Social Justice Club,
Student Council,
Student Honor Council,
Thespian Society,

School Notes

  • Whitfield School is an independent, coeducational college preparatory day school for grades 612, located on a 26acre campus in suburban St. Louis. Whitfield cultivates ethical, confident, and successful students in a community of innovation, collaboration, and trust. A rigorous curriculum provides a strong liberal arts education, and electives allow students to pursue interests in science, language, humanities, and art. Whitfield`s demanding academic program, which includes eight advanced placement courses, coupled with the support of a dedicated, world-class faculty prepares graduates for both the college experience and life beyond. With an average class size of 14 and a school size of approximately 445, Whitfield has a close-knit academic environment where each student`s strengths are known and cultivated. Students are encouraged to take part in activities including visual and performing arts, 20 sports, 24 clubs and organizations and community service. For more information about Whitfield School, please visit www.whitfieldschool.org.
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