St. Louis City Schools

Whitfield School


  • Grades Served: 6 – 12
  • 411 Students (Coed)
  • Average Class Size: 14
  • Languages Offered: French, Spanish, Mandarin, Latin
  • School Day: 8am – 3:15pm
  • Opened in 1952
  • Tuition Range: $25,250 Per Year Average tuition for local Private Schools: $8,803
  • 30% of students receive Financial Aid
  • 21 high schools sports, in addition to 15 middle school sports and 24 clubs and activities
  • 26 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: Admission Office Hosts, Admission Office Representative, Ambassador Program - High School, Chess Club, City Friends - Grades 9-12, Climbing Club, Community Service Club, Diversity Awareness Club, Environmental Conservation Organization (ECO), Green Scene, Honor Council, Improv, Jazz Band, Literary Magazine - The Secret Voice, Middle School Debate Club, Model UN, Special Olympics Young Athletes Program, Student Council, Thespian Society, Whitfield Now, Yearbook - The Iliad, Yoga Club
  • Parent Involvement: "The parents' organization of Whitfield School is the Parents' Council, and all parents of enrolled students are members. Within Parents' Council, the parent liaisons at each grade level work to provide a connection to the school and offer events for parents and student throughout the school year. These events include back to school parties, homecoming celebrations, pep rallies for the sports teams, as well as parent coffees and social nights."
  • Offers 7 AP Classes


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

Test Scores

In 2017, the Average ACT Score for students was 27 27

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