Education

Public Education

Chesterfield is home to two top-rated public school districts.

  • Parkway School District is "Accredited with Distinction" by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and has also earned a "Distinction in Performance" rating on it's Annual Performance Review since 2001. Nearly 19,000 students attend in this district with 18 elementary schools, 5 middle schools and 4 high schools. Parkway has a graduation rate of 91.1% and an average ACT score of 23.5.

  • Rockwood School District holds a "Distinction in Performance with High Achievement" from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and received a "Gold Medal" rating from Expansion Management Magazine. The district serves roughly 22,300 students with 19 elementary schools, 6 middle schools and 4 high schools. Rockwood has a graduation rate of 94.4% and an average ACT score of 23.9.
Private & Parochial Education*  
Academy of St. Louis
Special Ed K-12
1633 Kehrs Mill Road
Chesterfield, MO 63005
314-973-8997
Chesterfield Montessori School
14000 Ladue Road
Chesterfield, MO 63017
(314) 469-7150
Ascension Catholic School
238 Santa Maria Drive
Chesterfield, MO 63005
(636) 532-1151
Incarnate Word Catholic School
13416 Olive Street Road
Chesterfield, MO 63017
(314) 576-5366
Barat Academy High School
17815 Wild Horse Creek Rd.
Chesterfield, MO 63005
636-300-5500
The Goddard School
1633 Kehrs Mill Road
Chesterfield, MO 63005
(636) 519-0808
Barat Prep - Middle School
17815 Wild Horse Creek Rd.
Chesterfield, MO 63005
636-300-5500
United Hebrew Congregation Educational Center
13788 Conway Road
Chesterfield, MO 63141
(314) 434-3404
Chesterfield Day School
1100 White Road
Chesterfield, MO 63017
(314) 469-6622
   
*There are several additional opportunities for private and parochial education throughout the West County area.  
  • St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf (SJI) is an independent Catholic early intervention and education program for hearing impaired and profoundly deaf children. Since 1837, SJI has provided a nurturing environment for children and families seeking an auditory-oral education, with primary emphasis on audition, speech language and deaf education. Experienced faculty and staff address the individual needs of each child through daily speech therapy and intensive classroom experiences to facilitate the successful mainstreaming of all students. The Chesterfield campus offers day education programs from birth to eighth grade and complete audiology services.

Higher Education

Many outstanding options for higher education are located with in short distance of
Chesterfield.

  • Lindenwood University - Wildwood Campus This program provides accelerated undergraduate and graduate degrees for full-time working adults in the evenings. The curriculum allows students to take classes in a cluster format and earn nine credit hours per quarter, 36 hours a year. Attending class one night per week, a Bachelor's Degree can be earned in three and a half years and a Master's Degree in 15 months. Our campus is conveniently located in the beautiful Wildwood Towne Center, just ½ mile east of Hwy 109 on Manchester.
  • Logan University  is one of the largest chiropractic colleges or universities in North America. Since its founding in 1935, Logan has been a leader in the field of chiropractic education. In 2007, MSNBC selected Logan's 112-acre wooded campus as an editor's pick as one of "America's Most Beautiful College Campuses." Logan also provides health and wellness care for patients in the St. Louis metropolitan area through eight local health centers across three counties.
  • Maryville University, founded in 1872, is a four-year, private, comprehensive university located adjacent to Chesterfield. Of its recent graduates, 94% are employed or are attending graduate school. With an average class size of 15, Maryville is committed to providing education through programs designed to meet the needs of traditional and non-traditional students offered in day, evening and weekend formats. Primarily an undergraduate teaching university, Maryville also offers select, high quality graduate programs in professional fields. US News & World Report ranked Maryville University the TOP overperforming University in the Nation two years in a row!
  • University of Missouri St. Louis - West County Continuing Education Center
    the Computer Education & Training Center offers a diverse set of intensive computer education courses. More than 170 unique courses are offered in topics such as: computer basics, business applications, database management, desktop publishing, graphics, internet/intranet technologies, web page design, workgroup collaboration, project management, network management, operating systems and programming languages.
  • St. Louis Community College - Wildwood Campus   The campus offers Associate in Arts degrees in General Transfer Studies, Business Administration, Communications Arts (Advertising/Public Relations option), Fine Arts/Arts Education, and an Associate of Arts in Teaching. Students can also complete a Certificate of Proficiency or Certificate of Specialization in Business Administration, take general education courses required for many STLCC degrees and certificate, and complete prerequisites for many allied health degrees offered on other STLCC campuses.