Chesterfield Day School

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Chesterfield Day School
1100 White Road
Chesterfield, Missouri 63017
Coordinates 38°39′14″N 90°31′19″W / 38.65397°N 90.52185°W / 38.65397; -90.52185Coordinates: 38°39′14″N 90°31′19″W / 38.65397°N 90.52185°W / 38.65397; -90.52185
School type Independent, not-for-profit
Established 1962
President Matthew Virgil--Head of School
Grades 18 months through 6th grade
Gender Coeducational
Enrollment 160[1]
School color(s) Blue and yellow
Mascot Owl
Affiliation American Montessori Society, National Association of Independent Schools, National Association of Independent Schools, Independent Schools Association of Central States, Independent Schools St. Louis

Chesterfield Day School is a toddler through sixth grade independent school located in Chesterfield in west St. Louis County, Missouri, United States of America. Admission to the school is on a rolling, year-round schedule for qualified students.


From toddler to 1st grade Chesterfield Day School employs a Montessori-based curricular foundation. In the classroom, children learn through exploring five basic areas: practical life, sensorial, language, math, and cultural studies.[2]

In the elementary grades, curricular bridges are built from Montessori to a secondary school preparatory curriculum in grades 2-6.

Students also learn from specialist teachers for Spanish, physical education, art, music, and library science.


Approximately 160 children make up the diverse student body of Chesterfield Day School.


Chesterfield Day School students typically continue their education at independent schools, and the highest matriculation is among John Burroughs School, Whitfield School, Saint Louis Priory School, Villa Duchesne, Westminster Christian Academy and Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School.[3]

Alumni have attended colleges and universities such as Columbia University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Saint Louis University, and Washington University in St. Louis.[citation needed]


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