About St. Mark Center
At. St. Mark Center, we believe all children deserve a great education right from the start, and will make the world better because of it.
Though located in one of the city’s poorest zip codes, St. Mark Center is a place where children thrive
and families flourish. A “whole family” approach ensures students and families have bridges of
opportunity – in the classroom and beyond – to confidently rise to the challenges of everyday life.
An innovative, arts-infused curriculum connects students and families to uniquely diverse experiences. Arts@St. Mark promotes healthy brain development, inspires creativity, develops problem-solving abilities, fosters empathy, and encourages collaboration.
At. St. Mark Center, 94% of Pre-K students achieve Missouri kindergarten-readiness development benchmarks. An early childhood education of this exceptional caliber builds a foundation for academic and life success.