QAS Advantage

Experience the Advantage of a High School Preparatory School Which Educates Traditional Catholic Values in a Progressive Educational Environment 

Traditional Catholic Values

  • Educational program based on belief in Christ Jesus 
  • Daily prayer
  • Mass twice a week
  • Monthly Adoration and Benediction and liturgical prayer services
  • Regular participation in the Sacrament of Reconciliation
  • Service to others
  • Pastor and Associate Pastor committed to faith formation through their daily example of being "Alive in Christ" 
  • Strong parish commitment to our Catholic school


Progressive Educational Environment 

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  • Specialty area courses include Computer, Art, Music, Physical Education, Spanish, MakerSpace/Genius Hour, and Project Lead The Way 
  • QAS Recognized by Governor Nixon in November, 2016 for being one of only twenty schools in Missouri to offer PLTW STEM courses to all students
  • gifted educational program to meet students' learning needs

  • Standards Based Grading/Reporting to enhance a) student learning and curriculum mastery and b) communication of students' competence of specific learning goals


High School Preparatory

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  • Interactive white boards in all classrooms to meet 21st century technology goals

  • Composite scores on the ITBS achievement tests that are consistently higher than the Archdiocesan and national averages

  • Fully equipped science lab to prepare students for high school science classes 

  • 99+% of 8th grade students are accepted into their first choice high school



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  • Full day and half day preschool programs for three and four year olds

  • Dedicated and certified staff (PK-8) 

  • Full time School Nurse 

  • Age-appropriate playground (installed Summer 2012 and expanded in Summer 2015) and ten acre sports complex for physical and social development of the students