Students living in the Lake Saint Louis/Dardenne Prairie Area benefit from a public school system recognized for excellence in education.
A growing district, two new elementary schools opened in 2005. Green Tree Elementary School is located within the city limits, and middle school and high school students attend classes in the Wentzville R-IV School District. The Wentzville R-IV School System is fully accredited and ranks in the top 20 percent of all school systems in the nation academically. It has been ranked as a Gold Medal school district by Expansion Management magazine and is also ranked as one of the top 100 school districts in the U.S. by Money magazine. Sixty-seven percent of WHS students go on to college. College-bound students may choose from Lindenwood University, St. Charles Community College, Washington University, Saint Louis University and the University of Missouri — St. Louis, all within a 45-minute drive of the Lake Saint Louis/Dardenne Prairie Area.
Private schools in the area include St. Patrick’s Elementary, Immaculate Conception Elementary, Immanuel Lutheran School, St. Dominic High School, Hope Montessori School and Andrews Academy.