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Andrews Academy

Private | PK-6 | 175 students

 
 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $280,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $990.

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Posted May 6, 2013

Huge gender imbalance: the current 4 grade, only has 1 girl and the rest of them are all boys; and there are other grades only have a few boys and majority are girls. Relatively young, inexperienced and irresponsible teacher body and Poor management, this school does not provide the kind of education, which you may think it should provide by the tuition they are charging.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 25, 2012

Teachers seem to care but the administration will not address an underlying bullying problem. Many families have experienced it. It is subtle, underground, only occassionally physical, but when it is physical in several cases it becomes the bullied student who cannot take it anymore finally lashing out and becoming punished or expelled. The education is basically a little better than public school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 15, 2010

Great coverage of all the fundamentals, and then some. Creativity and public presentation are encouraged at every level. Individual performance is encouraged, not competition. Parental expectations are high and just about all the kids are exceptionally well behaved. Culturally very diverse, where the kids and teachers are very comfortable with kids from all different backgrounds. Kids are prepped to go to higher end private schools.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 1, 2009

If your kid gets picked on by other kids and is shy. DO NOT SEND YOUR KIDS THERE. The school does not know how to handle issues. The school does not let the kids work their issues out. Moms get way too involved in kid stuff..
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Posted September 25, 2008

This is an amazing school. My child is easily a year ahead of her public school friends. I love the diversity. From the principle to the teachers, this school is simply outstanding. It was the best decision my husband and I ever made. The public speaking emphasis is one of the main reasons for our decision. It's expensive and we've cut way back so our daughter has the best education!
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Posted May 26, 2006

My daughter went to this school for Kindergarten about 4 years ago and because of the wonderful public speaking program held for all grades she is above average in public speaking and is an incredible writer in 3rd grade. The Kindergarten teachers were the best! Thanks Andrew's Academy!
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 46% 2%
White 29% 74%
Two or more races 21% 2%
Black 2% 17%
Hispanic 2% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • None - the school offers no services

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Access to farm or natural area
  • Computer lab
  • Science lab

Arts & music

School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons
  • Vocal lessons / coaching

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Access to farm or natural area
  • Access to sports fields
  • Kitchen
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Swimming pool

Gifted & talented

Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:15
School end time
  • 3:20
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school: starts at 6:30 a.m.
  • After school: ends at 6:00 p.m.
School Leader's name
  • Joe C. Patterson
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
  • Phone
Gender
  • Coed
Boarding options
  • Day school
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Affiliation
  • Nonsectarian
Fax number
  • (314) 878-0759

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Standards-based
Level of special education programming offered
  • None - the school offers no services
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
Transportation options
  • None
School facilities
  • Access to farm or natural area
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Audiovisual aids
  • Computer lab
  • Internet access
  • Kitchen
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
  • Playground
  • Science lab
  • Swimming pool
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Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons
  • Vocal lessons / coaching
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Neither uniforms nor dress code
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Present special topics during curricular units
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888 N Mason Rd
St. Louis, MO 63141
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Phone: (314) 878-1883

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