About Us

Upper school students before the Homecoming Pep Rally

Whitfield cultivates ethical, confident, successful students in a community of innovation, collaboration and trust. Our school is a close-knit and diverse community for students in grades 6-12. Here, each student’s strengths are known, cultivated and celebrated. Our talented faculty capture students’ imaginations and energize them to identify and pursue their passions.

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Welcome from the Head of School

A letter from Head of School John Delautre

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At A Glance

Whitfield School is an independent, coeducational college preparatory day school for grades 6–12, located on a 26–acre campus in suburban St. Louis.

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Whitfield School cultivates ethical, confident, successful students in a community of innovation, collaboration, and trust

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Board of Trustees

2019-2020 Board of Trustees

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Faculty & Staff Directory

2019-2020 Faculty & Staff

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See what's happening on campus

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2019-2020 Calendar

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Equity & Inclusion

At Whitfield School, we believe that valuing our differences helps us grow as individuals and strengthens our community as a whole.

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Family Engagement

There are many ways for families to get involved at Whitfield to meet other parents and engage in our special community.

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Summer Camps

Camp Whitfield is for children entering grades K-7. Sports Camps are perfect for athletes of all levels. 

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Employment Opportunities

Whitfield is committed to maintaining a diverse, world class faculty. 

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Habits of Mind & Heart

At the center of Whitfield's mission is a commitment to character education, delivered through the Habits of Mind & Heart.

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Acre Campus


Athletic Teams
(Middle & Upper School)


Full-time faculty, 44 with advanced degrees


Students Enrolled

(Grades 6-12)


Merit Scholarships
(class of 2021 for their first year of college)


Graduates attend college outside of Missouri