Academic Excellence Grounded in a Biblical Worldview

PROVEN - PASSIONATE - PURPOSEFUL

 

Proven

Ranked in the top 10% of Christian schools in America, Kirk Day School has been preparing students for the academic rigors of college preparatory high schools since 1992. KDS grows graduates who excel academically, participate actively, and engage the world for Christ. Our curriculum meets the educational goals of each unique student, ages 3 through 6th grade.

Over 50% of Kirk Day School graduates enter honors programs upon entering middle school and high school . By the time our students are in 6th grade, they are working out of a 7th grade math book. 

 

 

Accredited:

KDS works to maintain the rigorous accreditation standards of both AdvancEd/North Central Association and Christian Schools International (CSI).

 

Connected:

KDS maintains membership with Independent Schools of St. Louis (ISSL), Christian Schools Association of St. Louis (CSASL), and the Education Research Bureau (ERB).

Our Students:

  • Enrollment: 270
  • Students: Age 2 - 6th Grade
  • 51% Boys, 49% Girls
  • 85% Caucasian, 10% African-American, 4% Asian, 1% Other
  • Zip Codes: 29
  • Students Receiving Financial Aid: 15% 

Our Classrooms: 

  • Average Class Size: 12
  • Student Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Faculty advanced degrees: 17
  • Average years of teaching experience: 18
  • Classes for each grade level: 2
  • Equipped with latest technology

Passionate

We believe each child is a unique creation of God and is valuable in His sight. It is our desire to provide a loving and caring environment that will foster an atmosphere for learning. We are passionately focused on meeting all the child’s needs: spiritual, physical, emotional, and intellectual.

Core Curriculum:

Bible, Math, Science, Language Arts, History, Geography

Co-Curricular Classes:

Spanish, Vocal and Instrumental Music, Art, Library, Physical Education

Equipped:

  • Library: Over 10,000 books in addition to extensive classroom collections
  • Campus: 23 classrooms equipped with the latest technology, large 500 seat sanctuary, 200 seat chapel, 2 play grounds, full gymnasium (allows indoor recess in inclement weather), large green-spaces for play and outdoor learning, KDS Garden Project

Purposeful

Kirk Day School offers academic excellence with a Biblical worldview, all in the context of a warm and diverse community in which each person is respected and valued. Through a challenging and vibrant education rooted in God’s Word, our students are taught to become independent thinkers, taking the written or spoken idea, whatever its source, and measuring it by the Word of God.

 

Our Faculty:

We are thankful to have an excellent faculty of men and women who have demonstrated diligence in teaching and commitment to nurturing our students in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Our teachers have an average 18 years experience teaching. Our faculty hold a combined 17 advanced degrees.

Curriculum & Instruction:

KDS maintains its high level of instruction through regular faculty professional development and yearly reviews of school curriculum. Standardized test results compare our students with national and independent school populations and are used for curriculum planning.