Parent Login
Schedule a Tour
Ready Set Launch

Character Development and 21st Century Skills at CDS

At CDS, we believe that — in addition to academic excellence — a person’s character is equally central to his or her success in secondary school and beyond. This emphasis is infused and encouraged throughout our program. From the behavior modelling that occurs naturally in our mixed-aged Montessori classrooms to the Sixth Graders’ solo hosting of our weekly morning gatherings, CDS provides countless opportunities for personal growth and development. The independence and continual feedback our culture offers empowers their evolution as young people — who admissions directors at the area’s top secondary schools repeatedly and regularly call “great kids.”

As a community, we learn about and promote a group of character traits throughout the course of the year. We not only talk about these qualities but practice living them and recognizing them in ourselves and others: confidence, curiosity, initiative, courage, respect, responsibility, joy, cooperation, and independence. No matter where you look at CDS, you will see these traits in action.

Ready Set Launch

© 2012 Chesterfield Day School

Phone: 314-469-6622
Fax: 314-469-7889


1100 White Road
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Chesterfield Day School
powered by finalsite