Ascension Catholic School

Chesterfield, MO
Grades
K-8
Ascension Catholic School Building

Ascension School employs a challenging, faith-based curriculum to help students reach their personal and academic potential. Our faculty partners with families to create a positive, supportive environment valuing the individual contributions of each community member. Students learn the importance of hard work, self-discipline, and service to others. Our graduates leave Ascension ready to make a difference in the world while confidently succeeding in rigorous college preparatory high schools.

Ms. Alex O'Brecht
Principal

Mission

Ascension School recognizes each individual is a child of God - having a divine origin and an eternal destiny. In an atmosphere of trust, openness and respect, each student is guided first to the idea and then to the realization of a process of formation which helps each child achieve understanding, acceptance and utilization of his/her God given talents.

Purpose

Ascension School provides opportunities fostering growth of religious attitudes, moral behavior, and academic achievement. Through religious celebrations and studies, integration of Catholic – Christian virtues into all areas of the curriculum, and opportunities to live and experience the gospel message, the gift of Faith is nurtured in each child. Ascension students participate in weekly all school liturgies, as well as bi-weekly grade level liturgies.

Quality

Ascension School provides an academic program that prepares our students for academic success in the area’s college preparatory high schools. Our students learn pre-algebra in Seventh Grade, and Algebra I in Eighth Grade, All students are taught Spanish beginning in Kindergarten through Eighth Grade. By graduation, students have completed half of a year of Freshman Spanish.

Dynamic Community

Ascension School provides opportunities for students to engage with one another through various activities such as our Buddies (1st and 8th Graders), Prayer Partners (Kindergarten and 7th Graders), and Family Teams. Our Parents’ Association provides an engaging touch to our school community and sponsors many school and community events such as Ice Cream Social, Book Fair, Fall Festival, Field Day, and Junior Achievement Day. We are blessed with tremendous support.

Statistics

Current student/teacher ratio 17:1
Enrollment 284 (Grades K-8)
Google School
Technology includes I-Pads, Chromebooks, and Robotics
Middle School Opportunities for Leadership Retreat, Speech Team, Math Competitions, Yearbook Committee, Student Council Officers, Student Council Representatives, Robotics, Choir, Serving
Grades
K-8

238 Santa Maria Drive
Chesterfield, MO 63005
United States

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