Kirk Day School
Academic Excellence In Christian Education
Age 3 - Grade 6
Kirk Day School is an independent Christian elementary school for students in Preschool through Grade 6. KDS has been preparing students for the academic rigors of college preparatory high schools since 1992. Nestled in the heart of West St. Louis County and equipped with state-of-the-art technology, Kirk Day School grows graduates who excel academically, participate actively, and engage the world for Christ. Click on the link and see why an education at Kirk Day School is proven, passionate, and purposeful.
Mrs. Sue Pitzer Retires
The Kirk Day School community gathered together on April 25 to honor and thank Mrs. Pitzer for her 22 years of service as head of school at Kirk Day School. The event celebrated what God has done through Mrs. Pitzer, whose belief in Christian education, incredible vision, and love for the KDS community have helped make the school what it is today.
If you would like to thank Mrs. Pitzer for her excellent leadership and unwavering commitment to KDS, please consider honoring her with a gift to the Highlander Fund.
Click on the link below to honor Mrs. Pitzer with your gift!
New Head Of School Announcement
The search committee and school board are excited to announce the unanimous selection and hiring of Taylor Clement as our new Head of School.
Taylor currently serves as the Assistant Head of School at The Covenant School in Nashville, Tennessee and has a proven track record of administrative excellence as well as a passion for kids. Taylor is a high energy, experienced, visionary leader who is uniquely gifted to continue the great traditions of Kirk Day School while leading us to grow in impact and influence for years to come.
Taylor, along with his wife Katy and son Anderson (1 year) will be transitioning from Nashville upon completion of the current school year. We look forward to welcoming them to St. Louis and into the KDS family. In the meantime, please pray for them as they move and join a new school, church, and community home.
Please click on the video above and watch a message from Taylor!
KDS Night At The Ballpark
Wednesday, August 19
Students at KDS will kick-off the 2015-2016 school year at the Cardinals' game! They will spend the morning learning in classes and the evening cheering on not only the Cardinals but our very own KDS Singers as they sing the National Anthem!
KDS Pie-In-The-Face Challenge
To participate in the KDS Pie-In-The-Face Challenge:
- Make a donation to Kirk Day School.
- Fill a pie shell or paper plate with whipped cream or shaving cream.
- Create your own KDS Pie-in-the-Face Challenge video and take one for the team. Delish!!
- Post the video to your Facebook page and KDS Facebook page.
- Have fun and be creative!!
Gifted and Talented Education Series
Kirk Day School is hosting a free education series by Dr. Agnes Meyo and the Gifted Support Group. Dr. Meyo is St. Louis' preeminent Licensed Psychologist and advocate for gifted children and adults.
Parents and teachers of gifted students are invited to attend lectures on issues related to the challenges gifted children often face. This interactive series is free and open to family and friends.
Kirk Day School Receives National Recognition
Out of a national pool of more than 300,000 entries, two Kirk Day School students received awards in the 2014 National Handwriting Contest sponsored by Zaner-Bloser. Media teams from both PBS and the Higher Education Channel were present to capture this historic moment.
Go to our Parents' Perspective page and hear why parents all over the St. Louis area are choosing Kirk Day School for their families. See the difference a Kirk Day School education can make for your children!
"We fell in love with Kirk Day School because it is a truly diverse environment where our children are not being sheltered from the world, but rather being taught how to engage and serve it. READ MORE...
John and Sara English
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Since 1992, Kirk Day School has been providing its graduates with the academic and spiritual foundations necessary for them to flourish and grow into the young men and women God intends for them to be.