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The Wilson School

PRIVATE

  • Grades Served: PK3 – 6
  • 170 Students (Coed)
  • Average Class Size: 20
  • Languages Offered: French, Latin
  • School Day: 8:15am – 3:15pm
  • Extended Care: 7:15am – 6pm
  • Extended Calendar: The Wilson School Summer Camp
  • Opened in 1913
  • To enroll for Kindergarten, your child must be 5 years old by July 31
  • Tuition Range: $12,940 - $19,400 Per Year Average tuition for local Private Schools: $9,165
  • Tuition covers early morning care. Lunch is optional and is not covered by tuition. Extended Day is charged separately and is available either on a 3 or 5-day contract or on a drop-in basis. Wilson offers payment plan options, a Tuition Assistance program and tuition refund insurance.
  • 35% of students receive Financial Aid
  • "Over the past 100 years, many beloved traditions have been established at Wilson that are continued to this day, from our May Day Celebration and Halloween parade to the Sixth Grade Graduation, a milestone celebrated by the entire school"
  • Students come from nearly 30 different ZIP codes, including Illinois and the western suburbs of St. Louis County. 35% are students of color. 25% have one or both parents born outside the U.S. representing 20 countries.
  • Wilson believes strongly in the development of personal character. Wilson's motto, "Make Your Mark a Good One," permeates the school environment and is a theme students live by each and every day.
  • All fourth - sixth-grade students serve as buddies to early childhood students through the popular buddy program. A student-led Student Council plans activities and raises money for charitable organizations.
  • Has strategic partnerships with Washington University Writing Center and the St. Louis Zoo that provide unique learning and cultural experiences in and outside of the classroom.
  • Extracurriculars: Community service projects throughout the year, coding curriculum (2nd - 6th grades), Destination Imagination, Robotics, Minecraft Club, Chess, and many more. Wilson offers options through various local organizations, too, which vary in age and cost including Little Vet School, Bricks 4 Kidz, Lessons Unlimited (music), Kids Yoga
  • Parent Involvement: "Parents volunteer their time in the classrooms, serve on a variety of parent committees, and work together to build a deeper sense of community within a school that prides itself on feeling like a family." Wilson School has a very strong Parents' Association and there are many opportunities to participate at whatever level you can whether it's by serving as a Class Representative, facilitating school-wide activities like Cosmic Bowl and the Annual School Picnic, or providing time and resources in other ways.

Reviews (2)

  • My Children's Confidence Thrives at WilsonParent 04/30/2015
    We chose Wilson because we loved the nurturing environment and felt the school's approach provided a strong academic foundation in a way that is both exciting and fun. Since they started Wilson, we have seen our children's confidence thrive as they take ownership over what they are able to achieve.
  • My Children's Confidence Thrives at WilsonParent 04/29/2015
    We chose Wilson because we loved the nurturing environment and felt the school's approach provided a strong academic foundation in a way that is both exciting and fun. Since they started Wilson, we have seen our children's confidence thrive as they take ownership over what they are able to achieve.
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Diversity

  • Somewhat Diverse Economically35% of students receive Financial Aid
  • Highly Diverse Racially

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