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  • Clayton Schools are Tops!

    The School District of Clayton and all of Clayton's schools K-12 have been ranked as some of Missouri's best schools in a new ranking by Niche K-12, a website that provides reviews and insights from students, parents and professionals about neighborhoods, cities and K-12 and higher education institutions. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • District to Begin Testing Schools for Lead on Aug. 31

    The School District of Clayton has hired a contractor to test faucets and drinking fountains for lead contamination in all of the District's facilities. Even though the District does not anticipate the water in any of its buildings to test positive for lead contamination, the testing is being performed out of an abundance of caution and to confirm that the water in our schools is indeed safe. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Five Apply To Fill BOE Vacancy

    The School District of Clayton Board of Education received applications from five District residents to fill a vacancy on the board. UDPATED - Click the headline to learn more.

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  • Dr. Timothy Dilg Appointed as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources

    Dr. Timothy Dilg has been appointed to serve as the School District of Clayton’s assistant superintendent of human resources. He will replace Dr. Sean Doherty, who was appointed as the District’s next superintendent. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Captain Back-to-School Resources

    It’s never too early to start preparing for the upcoming school year! Click on the headline to view school supply lists and important dates.

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  • Kid Zone Named Missouri AfterSchool Network's “Program of the Month”

    The School District of Clayton's after school program, Kid Zone, has been selected as the Missouri AfterSchool Network's “Program of the Month.” The program earned this award for the dedication, passion and high quality programming it offers to Clayton students every day. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Dr. Sean Doherty Appointed Superintendent of Schools

    Dr. Sean N. Doherty has been unanimously appointed to serve as the School District of Clayton’s next superintendent of schools. The Board of Education appointed Doherty, who has been serving in the role of interim superintendent since November 2015, to the position after the District’s current superintendent, Dr. Sharmon B. Wilkinson, submitted her resignation and intent to retire at the end of the current school year. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Free Shipping From the Online Spirit Store

    The School District of Clayton and its schools have launched a new, easy way to shop for school apparel through the online Clayton Spirit Store! Click on the headline to learn more.

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Welcome

Ralph M. Captain Elementary School is a community-based, open-concept school that serves five distinct neighborhoods: Concordia Seminary, Demun, Hillcrest, Richmond Heights and St. Louis City. The students of Captain Elementary are the heart of our school community.  Students with a variety of different needs, interests, cultural heritages and learning styles make up the rich tapestry of Captain.

Captain’s staff members foster a caring, supportive learning environment where all children embrace challenges, think critically and persevere to reach high levels of learning. While maintaining small class sizes, teachers work deliberately to implement the rich, challenging Clayton curriculum. All teachers differentiate learning activities for students to accommodate unique learning needs. Captain’s staff members are vibrant, energetic, diverse and constantly seeking to improve what they do for students.

Captain parents value the diversity, high expectations and rich learning experiences available to all children in the school community. Working together, Captain parents and staff aim to achieve excellence by building community and by providing for the diverse needs of each student.

Welcome to Captain Elementary!

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