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  • Nominate a Staff Member for Making a Difference!

    Have you observed a Clayton staff member making a difference in the lives of students with disabilities? The District’s PAC.ED group would like to know! PAC.ED is accepting nominations now through Friday, April 14, for its Second Annual Inclusion Awards. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Kid Zone Coordinator Earns SSD’s Highest Honor

    Clayton Kid Zone Coordinator Tyler Kearns was honored with the Special School District’s (SSD) highest recognition, the Special Ambassador Award, at the 2017 SSD Salutes banquet on March 8. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Missouri General Assembly Considers Charter School Expansion

    The Missouri House of Representatives is currently considering HB 634, which would allow charter schools to operate in any school district in the state, including successful, high-performing districts like Clayton. Click the headline to learn more.

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  • District Families and Staff Donate 500 Winter Coats for Local Refugees

    Thanks to the generosity of students, staff and their families across the District, more than 500 refugees and other needy individuals in the St. Louis area have coats to wear this winter. Click on the headline to learn more and view photos.

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  • District Completes Lead Testing

    The School District of Clayton completed lead testing in all of its buildings this fall. Testing, and follow-up testing on the only faucet that exceeded levels in its initial test, did not find any instances of lead levels exceeding the District’s 10 ppb action limit. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Clayton Schools Ranked Fourth in Nation

    The School District of Clayton has been ranked as the fourth best school district in the nation on the latest ranking released by Niche K-12, in addition to top state rankings for each of its schools. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Board Approves Final Extension of Voluntary Student Transfer Program

    At their Nov. 16 meeting, the Clayton Board of Education voted unanimously to both support the final extension of enrollment for new students in the Voluntary Student Transfer (VST) program (through 2023-2024) and to accept new students during the five-year extension. Click on the headline to learn more.

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  • Kid Zone Coordinator Earns National Award

    School District of Clayton Kid Zone Coordinator Tyler Kearns has been selected as a recipient of the National AfterSchool Association’s (NAA) Next Generation of Afterschool 2017 Award. 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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