St. Louis City Schools

Whitfield School


  • Grades Served: 6 – 12
  • 445 Students (Coed)
  • Average Class Size: 14
  • Languages Offered: French, Spanish, Mandarin, Latin
  • School Day: 8am – 3:15pm
  • Opened in 1952
  • Tuition Range: $26,125 Per Year Average tuition for local Private Schools: $9,165
  • 30% of students receive Financial Aid
  • 23 high schools sports, in addition to 15 middle school sports and 24 clubs and activities
  • 28 state championships won by athletic teams since 2000
  • Each student is provided a tablet PC laptop computer. Students may take these computers home at night and during school holidays.
  • Our Character education program is the foundation for much of our curriculum. The Habits of Mind and Heart is the phrase we use to encompass our approach to character development.
  • Extracurriculars: A Capella Choir, Admission Office Hosts, Admission Office Representative, Ambassador Program, Black Student Union, Chess Club, City Friends, Climbing Club, Community Service Club, Diversity Awareness Club, Environmental Conservation Organization, Gay Straight Alliance, Green Scene, Honor Council, Improv, Jazz Band, Jewish Student Union, Literary Magazine-The Secret Voice, Middle School Debate Club, Middle School Math Club, Model UN, Special Olympics Young Athletes Program, Student Council, Thespian Society, Whitfield Now, Yearbook-The Iliad
  • Parent Involvement: The parentsí organization of Whitfield School is the Parents' Council. Its purpose is to support Whitfield School in its goal to develop each studentsí academic, cultural, creative, social and physical potential as designated within the schoolís Mission Statement. The Council is a volunteer, parent-run organization that collaborates with the school to support a number of initiatives including the Campus Store, Conant Cafe, and Booster. Volunteers are also behind the scenes hanging artwork, preparing mailings, organizing meals for thespians, and providing support for numerous one day events throughout the year.
  • Offers 6 AP Classes


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  • Somewhat Diverse Economically30% of students receive Financial Aid
  • Somewhat Diverse Racially

Test Scores

In 2018, the Average ACT Score for students was 27 27

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