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Welcome From the Director

Welcome to the admission page of Whitfield’s website, where you will be able to learn more about Whitfield and the admission process. Whitfield cultivates ethical, confident, successful students in a community of innovation, collaboration and trust. What does this look like? I invite you to visit and find out. Here is what I think you will see:
  • Students who smile.
  • Teachers who love what they do.
  • A place where learning is joyful.
  • An environment where clear expectations and accountability lead to determination and success.
  • A curriculum that includes math, science, English, history, world languages, and the arts, but just as importantly integrity, perspective, perseverance, leadership, creativity, and collaboration.

At Whitfield, we believe that learning can be fun and that high standards and academic excellence in college-prep course work can go hand in hand with a healthy balance and quality of life. Sometimes the work is hard. Sometimes we learn from failure. But the knowledge that teachers care, the respect students show for themselves and one another, and the warmth of our community help students enjoy middle school and upper school at Whitfield.

I am thrilled you have visited our website and encourage you to use it to learn about our academic and extracurricular program. But the very best way to see our mission in action is to visit us. If you have a student interested in Whitfield, please call today to schedule a classroom visit. I also encourage you to attend one of our admission events, one of our many concerts or plays, or an athletic contest. Visiting us will show you firsthand why Whitfield is unique among school options in the St. Louis area. I look forward to meeting you soon.

Emily Chrysler
Director of Admission


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About Us

Whitfield School is an independent, coeducational college preparatory day school for grades 6–12.

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Whitfield’s demanding academic program coupled with the support of a dedicated, world class faculty prepares graduates for both the college experience and life beyond.

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Students who choose to engage in the arts at Whitfield, whether performing or visual, discover the nearly limitless possibilities for self-expression.

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The Warriors have claimed 33 state championships, earning multiple coach and player of the year awards, and sending numerous alumni to play at the collegiate level.

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Student Life

Whitfield students are happy, healthy and engaged in their community. Working diligently both in and out of the classroom, they learn both the academic and the interpersonal skills that lead them to success in college and beyond.

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Find out what makes Whitfield unique among St. Louis schools.

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The culture of philanthropy has always been an essential part of the Whitfield experience. Whitfield is fortunate to have parents, alumni, alumni parents, faculty and staff, trustees, grandparents and special friends who consistently support our school.

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