Why CDS?

For more than 55 years, Chesterfield Day School has provided a personalized education of unparalleled excellence to students age 18 months through Sixth Grade. Our premier Montessori program in our Toddler rooms through First Grade bridges to a strong and distinctive secondary school preparation program with personalized methodologies woven throughout. Our curriculum includes specials classes taught by experts, MakerSpace offerings beginning in Kindergarten, and a deep commitment to character education and development.

CDS’s robust start-to-finish education in both fundamental and 21st century skills produces exceptional students of remarkable character. Our students  attend the secondary schools of their choice and move on to meaningful careers in communities all over the world. On standardized tests, CDS students consistently outperform their independent school peers in all major testing categories.

Want to learn more? We invite you to visit our school and determine if our program is the right fit for your child(ren) and family!

| CDS Alum Reflects on our Premier Preparation

Hear from Justin, a student at Washington University, about what he values most from his CDS education.