Mission & Philosophy


The mission of Forsyth School is to provide children with a supportive atmosphere and opportunities for success in order that they may develop self-confidence and a love of learning.


By teaching a challenging and engaging curriculum and instilling good work habits, we guide our students to cultivate their intelligence and develop their interests, abilities and talents. We model and nurture intellectual curiosity, creativity, enthusiasm and persistence with the goal of supporting lifelong learning. Since knowledge without values is an empty pursuit, we strive to encourage such traits as empathy, honesty, fairness, kindness, responsibility and self-discipline.

We are committed to developing an equitable and just environment that respects a diversity of groups, family patterns, and perspectives so that our children feel known, valued, and empowered to develop their own authentic identities. Our active parent body helps us adapt to the changing needs of our families and students as we work towards these goals. 

This respect for each other extends to our planet and teaching students the value of environmental sustainability. We believe that an understanding of our world will determine how lightly we live on this planet.

At Forsyth School our ultimate objective is to provide our students with an exceptional academic foundation and healthy sense of balance so that they can face the challenges of the future as thoughtful and responsible citizens.

  • 6235 Wydown Boulevard | St. Louis, MO 63105
  • Tel: 314.726.4542
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