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Admission

Four students at the Homecoming Pep Rally

The more we enjoy learning, the more we will learn.  At Whitfield, we value school-life balance: the pursuit of excellence in academics, the arts and athletics that allows for quality time spent with family and community.

Admission Process

Thank you for considering Whitfield! Our admissions process is designed for your family to get to know Whitfield, and for us to get to know your family.

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Visit Whitfield

Whitfield's Visit Day program is an immersive experience for both students and their parents.

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Admission Events

There are several ways to experience Whitfield. We host several events each year, allowing for prospective families to participate as they are able.

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Tuition & Affordability

Whitfield is committed to maintaining an economically diverse community with family incomes of all levels represented.

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International Student Program

Whitfield welcomes applicants from around the globe to learn and live alongside local students.

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Meet Our Students

Middle and Upper School members of the Admissions Club share their perspective on classes, teachers, school spirit and, of course, lunch!

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Shuttle Bus

We offer a shuttle bus for families who live along the Highway 40/Clayton Road corridor.

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Learn More About Whitfield

Visit our 2021-2022 Video Library to learn more about the Whitfield Experience.

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BY THE NUMBERS

14

Average class size

38%

Students of color

60

Zip codes represented by current students

141

Feeder Schools

80%

Upper School students participate in athletics

100%

Graduating seniors are accepted to college

75%

Class of 2021 graduates attend college outside of Missouri

79%

Class of 2021 earned a merit scholarship for college
Whitfield students are accepted to, and attend, colleges and universities all across the country and the world. The sliding list below shares some of the great schools our graduates attend.  To see a full list of schools our students have attended from 2010 - 2021, click here.

ADMISSION TEAM

Lisa Trout

Director of Admission

Lisa Trout, admission coordinator

Lisa Trout

Director of Admission

"Since joining the Whitfield team in 2018, I've been very impressed by this diverse learning community. Teachers are creative, dedicated and passionate, and students are deeply engaged in academics as well as a variety of extracurricular activities. Coming from over 50 zip codes and representing many cultural, social and economic groups, we create a balanced, kind community dedicated to high academic expectations while maintaining a low stress environment."

Erin Walsh

Assistant Director of Admission

Assistant Director of Admission Erin Walsh

Erin Walsh

Assistant Director of Admission

"Whitfield's proprietary blend of college preparatory academics and character education really sets the school apart. Whitfield's commitment to knowing and valuing every child is unmatched. I feel privileged to be a part of a community that values scholarship and character in equal measure."

Michelle Templeton

Admission Associate & Summer Camps Director

Michelle Templeton

 Admission Associate & Summer Camps Director

"I love being a part of a school that values and emphasizes community. At Whitfield, students, faculty, and staff know and appreciate the trust, respect, and collaboration it takes to build and strengthen a community. Our relationships with each other are what truly makes Whitfield special."