Reed School, founded back in 1939 has been serving as the center of elementary education for children in Ladue, 13…More years before the high school was founded.
The school was named for Mamie Reed, the long time principal who believed in 'putting children first.'
The physical structure has been expanded several times and is much more developed than it was back in the early days. Today, active alumni and parents provide valuable assistance for the growth and well being of the school.
At one time, Ladue had two middle schools--East Ladue and West Ladue. A declining enrollment forced the closing of…More West Ladue and all students west to East. The property was sold to Westminster Christian Academy and two years ago, with a burst in enrollment, Ladue bought that property back.
Today, Ladue Middle is a bustling school for students in sixth through eighth grades. The students learn in a team-teaching approach, working closely with a variety of advisors and counselors.
The Ladue School District has operated an Early Childhood Learning Center out of the old Wright School since 1977.…More The school building dates back to 1936.
The center offers early childhood education to children ages 2 1/2 to age 5. In April, 2010, the voters of Ladue passed Proposition D to construct a new $14 million dollar center on the newly-purchased Westminster Academy school grounds in Creve Coeur. Ground was broken on July 22, 2010 and officials anticipate the opening of the new building in August, 2011.