Special Education Schools and Centers

Department of Special Education
Catholic Education Center
20 Archbishop May Drive
St. Louis, MO 63119
Phone: 314.792.7320
Fax: 314.792.7325

The Department of Special Education extends special acknowledgement and gratitude for the financial support for its mission received from:

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Special education elementary schools for children whose learning disabilities, attention deficits, or other cognitive processing deficits require special education:

Annunziata School
9333 Clayton Road
Ladue MO 63124-1511
Ms. Gerre Book, Principal

The Academy at St. Sabina
1625 Swallow Lane
Florissant MO 63031
Ms. Jay Persinger, Principal

Elementary school learning centers (located adjacent to a general education parish elementary school) for children whose learning disabilities, attention deficits, and cognitive processing deficits require that part of their curriculum be taught in a special education classroom:

Ascension Learning Center
238 Santa Maria
Chesterfield MO 63005-1631

St. Joan of Arc Learning Center
5821 Pernod Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63139

Center for children with autism and other developmental disabilities:

St. Gemma Center for Children with Autism and Developmental Disabilities
15712 Clayton Road
Ellisville MO 63011-2300

High school special education services offer individualized curriculum (at John F. Kennedy Catholic High School), Students receiving Transitional and Academic Resources--STAR program  (at St. Mary's High School) and intensive interventions (at Trinity Catholic High School) for students with specialized learning needs at the secondary level.

John F. Kennedy Catholic High School (Coed)
500 Woodsmill Rd.
Manchester, MO 63011-4197

St. Mary's High School (All Boys)
4701 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63111-1498

Trinity Catholic High School (Coed)
1720 Redman Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63138-1797

Click below to download brochures:

Department of Special Education                        St. Mary's Preschool Brochure
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Parents/guardians of students attending Annunziata School. The Academy at St. Sabina, St. Gemma Center, Ascension Learning Center, and St. Joan of Arc Learning Center...

Catholic Family Tuition Assistance Endowment Fund

The people of the Archdiocese of St. Louis established this endowed fund through their contributions to the Returning God's Gifts campaign. This ten million dollar endowment was established in May, 1999. Grants are made on the basis of financial need as determined by the application process. Grants may be used for Catholic children to attend an archdiocesan or parochial elementary school, an archdiocesan special education school, or archdiocesan or parochial high school. The TTEF application can be found online at www.ttef-stl.org. The application is available after Feb. 1st. The deadline is Feb. 29, 2016.