The Middle School provides a unique blend of coeducational and single-gender programs for grades 5-8, increasing individual confidence and promoting academic success. Our cross-disciplinary approach to instruction encourages students to make connections, see and experience real-world outcomes and explore extracurricular activities and hobbies beyond the books.
Distance Learning and Coronavirus Updates
MICDS is complying with the recommendation of St. Louis County's Stay At Home Order and has implemented distance learning. For more information about distance learning at MICDS and how MICDS is responding to the coronavirus pandemic, please visit www.micds.org/coronavirus
Welcome to MICDS.
More than ever, our nation needs responsible men and women who can meet the challenges of this world with confidence and embrace all its people with compassion. [Mission Excerpt]
A place to belong.
A future launched
JK-12 alum Lindsey '07 connects her MICDS experience to her accomplishments of today.
Diversity is the essential ingredient of a better world.
Unique classes, classmates and experiences.
The path that's right for me
The ability to explore a wide variety of interests makes Middle School students like Brandon, thrive.
A true Middle School experience
Experiences tailored for transformation.
Landis '21 presents her monologue for critique in drama class.
Upper School, then the world
Uncover what drives you.
Our Upper School is devoted to fostering a love of learning for students who will gain the intellectual resources and creative skills necessary to meet the challenges of college and life beyond. Guided by a world-class faculty, our students are challenged to think critically, work creatively, and communicate effectively, discovering their individual strengths in the process.
Status quo, challenged.
Dreaming in Code
Taking risks and taking charge: exploring Leigh's experience with the Girls' Robotics Club.
Will it be hard? Yes. That's the point.
Our teachers excel beyond the classroom.
- 57/43: Percentage of female and male teachers, respectively
- 154 total faculty and instructional support
- 72% hold advanced degrees
- 10: average years of tenure at MICDS
Every moment counts
Forming valuable relationships in the classroom helps Mr. Clarke fulfill his commitment to support each student's journey.
Our proud tradition in athletics nurtures teamwork, self-discipline, perseverance and school spirit.
Changing lives, changing the world.
An amazing environment for learning.
The natural beauty of the 100-acre MICDS campus serves as a perfect backdrop for the School’s exceptional facilities, designed in support of delivering an excellent educational experience for all students.
A better world
A spark of interest in his 10th-grade science class led Tom '01 to pursue a life of discovery and innovation.
Your future awaits.