Preschools

Forsyth School

Forsyth School provides an unforgettable experience for children age 2 through Grade 6. Located in the Wydown-Forsyth Historic District, Forsyth's one-of-a-kind campus comprises six historic homes; walkable resources include Forest Park and Washington University. The challenging and engaging curriculum promotes age-appropriate independence and prepares students to thrive in secondary school and beyond. Forsyth School fosters a spirit of curiosity and joy, empowering children to pursue challenges with confidence.  

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Rossman School

Educating children age 4 through grade 6, Rossman School in Creve Coeur is dedicated to discovering and nurturing that which makes each child one-of-a-kind. In a small, safe and supportive school community, students are known well and thrive as they are challenged and stretched by an unparalleled educational program emphasizing strong academics and character development. The first step in a cohesive eight-year elementary education, Rossman's Junior Kindergarten program offers a play-based exploration of the world around us. 

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New City School

For over 50 years, New City School students have received an education that is challenging and joyful in equal measure. Students age 3 through 6th grade participate in a hands-on, experiential curriculum guided by the theory of Multiple Intelligences (MI). By connecting the concept of MI to knowledge of brain development, teachers at New City School provide students with challenging curricular opportunities that encourage learning and growth, allowing students to develop their individual strengths and grow into confident, joyful learners.

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Community School

Community School is an independent preschool and elementary school in St. Louis, Missouri, serving families with children age 3 through sixth grade. At Community, students learn by doing, which fuels their intellectual, emotional, creative, and social growth. The 7:1 student/teacher ratio allows for personalized attention and active, experiential learning. As a testament to their preparation, Community students' test scores are among the highest in the nation.

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The College School

Since 1992, The College School's Early Childhood Program has been inspired by the educational approach of the renowned preschool programs in Reggio Emilia, Italy. The College School's program is known nationally and internationally as a result of our own particular application of the Reggio Approach. We have combined The College School's dynamic experiential program with the Reggio philosophy's strong history of exploration of the many languages of young children and careful documentation of children's thinking.

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Early Childhood Center at The J

The Early Childhood Center at the J is dedicated to educating the whole child. We offer both an academic and a social/emotional curriculum, and our program is licensed and accredited. In addition to our student-driven school day, we offer dozens of "extra-curricular" activities on-site – swimming, yoga, dance, sports and more. The Early Childhood Center at the J provides year-round care for children ages six weeks to 5 years.

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In the Library with Louie
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Meet Louie, the St. Louis Blues mascot, who will pose for photos and sign autographs at this free library event. Your kids will learn what it's like to be a mascot and what it takes to get ready for the season too!

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