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Churchill uses research-based methods to help students with dyslexia, ADHD, and other learning disabilities reach their highest potential.
  • 152 Students
  • 52 Teachers
  • 1:3 Teacher-student ratio
  • 50 Of our faculty members are Wilson Reading System® Level I Certified
  • 4 Wilson® partner trainers on staff
  • 21 Of our faculty members are Wilson Reading System® Level and Level II Trained
  • 5 Of our faculty members are Wilson Reading System® Level II Certified
  • 1978 Churchill's founding year
We empower bright children to thrive, no matter how they learn.
At Churchill, we understand that the differences in how our brains process information can be positive, distinguishing characteristics of our personalities.

Our Mission at Churchill Center & School is to give high potential children with learning disabilities the finest, individualized, remedial education and the support they need to achieve success and return to a traditional classroom... And to foster greater understanding and support for all people with learning disabilities by training other educators, supporting our families and enlightening the community.

Recognized on a local and national level for excellence in learning disability education, Churchill is a Wilson Accredited Partner® with certification from the International Dyslexia Association (IDA).

Our Accreditations Include:

  • The Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
  • Wilson® Accredited Partner
  • International Dyslexia Association*

We are members of:

  • The Learning Disabilities Association of America
  • The National Association for Independent Schools
  • The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • The International Dyslexia Association
  • The Independent Schools of St. Louis
We empower students with a deep understanding of how they learn and the confidence to advocate for themselves in the classroom.

Our research-validated curriculum includes:

  • INDIVIDUAL TUTORIAL
    Every day, students have a 50-minute, one-on-one class with their teacher to work through assignments and strategies for success.
  • AUDITORY VISUAL (AV)
    To help students become better readers and writers, AV teachers focus on auditory and visual skills such as note taking and studying.
  • SOCIAL STUDIES & SCIENCE
    Students learn how to effectively use a textbook, take notes, and complete research projects.
  • MATH
    From developing problem-solving skills to learning how to utilize resource materials, students gain the skills to succeed in mathematics.
  • LANGUAGE ARTS
    We equip students with strategies to become more capable writers, preparing them for success in high school, college, and beyond.

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Tutoring Session Churchill

As a Wilson® Accredited Partner, Churchill provides research-based reading, writing, and spelling instruction for students who have been unable to learn to read and spell with other teaching strategies.

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Our highly-skilled teachers are recognized leaders in their field, both locally and nationally.

Churchill was founded as a place of hope for students and families, a source of knowledge for professionals, and a point of pride for the community.
  • Churchill incorporates as a not-for-profit school1977
  • Churchill begins holding summer sessions1978
  • Board of Trustees votes to open a year-round school, continuing the summer sessions and adding a nine-month program September through May1980
  • After operating in a leased space for four years, the school moves to its own building in Ladue, Missouri1984
  • Churchill implements its Community Outreach Program to address the lack of knowledge about learning disabilities in the community1990
  • Churchill School becomes Churchill Center & School2004
  • Churchill moves to its current location in Town & Country, Missouri2007
  • Churchill becomes a Wilson® partner school2012

Churchill Success Stories

Hear from students, alumni, families, teachers, faculty, and learning disability experts about how Churchill changes lives for the better.

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  • Annie G.
  • Hillary Coffee
  • Rick Lavoie, MA, MEd
  • Jeff Smith
  • Preston
  • Barbara Wilson
  • Jodie Finney
  • Tori
  • Julie Sokolik
  • Christa Dieckmann
  • Drew Heffner
  • Janet Kieffer
  • Ryan Miano
  • Ben
  • Dan Carney

Learn More About Churchill

For questions or more information about Churchill Center & School, call us at 314-997-4343 or contact us online.

Churchill's proven methods and well-trained faculty change the lives of children who struggle with dyslexia, ADHD, and other learning disabilities.