St. Louis City Schools

Assumption School

PRIVATE Catholic

  • Grades Served: PK1 – 8
  • 293 Students (Coed)
  • Average Class Size: 22
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
  • School Day: 7:45am – 2:45pm
  • Extended Care: 6:30am – 6pm
  • Opened in 1886
  • To enroll for Kindergarten, your child must be 5 years old by August 15
  • Tuition Range: $4,850 Per Year Average tuition for local Private Schools: $9,468
  • Many of our families receive Archdiocesan scholarships and parish level grants to make the cost of Catholic education more affordable.
  • 16% of students receive Financial Aid
  • Uniform Required
  • All classrooms have SmartBoards; PK-3rd grade classrooms use iPads; 4-5th grade classrooms use Chromebooks, and we have a one-to-one Chromebook program for 6th-8th grade students.
  • New Outdoor Classroom Innovation Lab where students attend STEM class to engage in activities in which they learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. In the Innovation Lab students learn programming, coding, 3D printing, engineering process, and more. The Outdoor Classroom contains raised garden bed, rain barrels, compost, weather station, chickens, and more.
  • "Assumption is a Virtue-Based Restorative Discipline school. Each month we focus on a different virtue and students learn what that virtue means and what it looks like and sounds looks like in practice. Our goal is for our students to be practicing holy habits that bring them closer to God."
  • Assumption students attend Mass twice a week, Benediction once a week, Stations of the Cross weekly during Lent, and Reconciliation every six weeks. They receive the Sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Communion in 2nd grade and Confirmation in 7th grade.
  • Before/after care is a $225 per child registration fee and then it is free to use for the entire year except for Early Dismissal and Summer Camp Days.
  • Extracurriculars: Athletics, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Read, Right, Run Club, Green Club, Pintrest Club, Homework Club, Science Club, Math Facts Club, Craft Club, Newspaper, Yearbook, Student Council, Student Ambassadors, Book Club, Music Lessons, Childrens Choir, Bellarmine Speech, Meteorology Club, Drama Club
  • Gifted Education: "Students can participate in gifted programs through Lindbergh or Mehlville"
  • Special Education: Full-time learning consultant who works with students with special learning needs and Individualized Education Plans
  • Parent Involvement: Athletic Association (Coaching), School Board, Home and School Association, Enrollment Management Team, Extracurricular Moderator (Clubs), Parish Council, Finance Council


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  • Somewhat Diverse Economically16% of students receive Financial Aid
  • Lacks Racial Diversity

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