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. 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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 418 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $28,850
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 11 / Dec. 10
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Year Founded
1952

Student Body

Total Students
418 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
42%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Whitfield School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
78%
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
7 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language & Composition, AP French Language & Culture, AP Spanish Language & Culture, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Clean, neat and appropriate

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 11 / Dec. 10
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
This includes lunch but does not include a technology fee, books and incidentals, which average $1,500 a year.
Average Financial Aid Grant
$17,450
Admissions Director
Lisa Trout
Admissions Associate
Erin Walsh
Endowment Size
$11.2 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
34 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Admissions Club, Black Student Union, Chess Club, Community service, Diversity Awareness Club, Entrepreneurship Club, Environmental club (ECHO), Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Film Club, GSA, International Student Union, International Thespian Society, Jewish Student Union, Literacy Initiative Club, Middle School Debate Club, Middle School Math Club, Mindfulness Club, Model U.N., Model United Nations, Muslim Student Union, Ping Pong Club, Social Justice Club, Special Olympics Young Athletes Program, Student Council, Student Honor Council, Women's Alliance

Arts and Music Programs:
Jazz band, Jazz Band, Literary magazine, Pep band, Theater, Yearbook

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Climbing Club, Judo Club

School Notes

  • Whitfield School is an independent, coeducational college preparatory day school for grades 6-12, located on a 26 acre 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 seven advanced placement courses, coupled with the support of a dedicated, world-class faculty prepares graduates for both the college experience and life beyond. 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, 35 athletic teams, 26 clubs and organizations and community service. For more information about Whitfield School, please visit www.whitfieldschool.org.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 418 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $28,850
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 11 / Dec. 10
  • Source: Verified school update

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