Do you know a child who
- Has trouble making or keeping friends?
- Spends significant time alone while at lunch or on the playground?
- Is often the target of bullies?
- Performs below potential in school?
- Is unable to resolve conflicts?
- Refuses to cooperate at home?
- Needs motivation and encouragement?
- Has trouble focusing and appears disorganized?
- Constantly forgets or loses schoolwork?
- Requires constant supervision?
- Is not living up to his or her potential?
The Hitchcock School opened in January 2009. This program provides an alternative education setting for up to 30 middle and upper school students who benefit from small classes, specialized learning plans, social skills instruction, and family involvement. The Hitchcock School has a low student to staff ratio and offers a cooperative approach to education that includes students, parents and teachers. Our approach emphasizes the “whole child” in relation to both the academic and social environment and offers a private school option for non-traditional learners.
The Hitchcock School offers
- A private school option for non-traditional learners grades 6 through 12
- A convenient location in Webster Groves
- A cooperative approach that includes students, parents and teachers
- An emphasis on the “whole child,” socially and academically
- An accredited academic program designed for students with learning differences
- Individualized student assessments
- Individual and family support
- Small classrooms and a low student-to-staff ratio
- Learning strategies and skills to help children reach their full potential
Educational consultants provide additional after-school services, including tutoring, socio-motivational groups, and speech and language therapy.
We work with children who have
- Asperger’s Syndrome
- attention problems
- non-traditional learning styles
- social development deficits
- behavioral concerns
- emotional issues
- been unsuccessful in traditional education settings
Services provided in The Hitchcock School are privately funded. Financial aid is available for qualifying families. Financial aid applications may be submitted online using FACTS, an independent grant and financial aid management company. Please click here to submit your application.
Application for Admission
Please click here to download an application for admission. Your completed application can be faxed to (314) 968-2375, emailed to
, or mailed to:
Edgewood Children's Center
Attention: Catherine Horan Pilant
330 North Gore Avenue
St. Louis, M0 63119
Catherine Horan Pilant
(314) 919-4720 ext. 4728
Ed Bozesky, ACSW
(314) 919-4720 ext. 4746