Oneida Baptist Institute

PO Box 67, 11 Mulberry Street
Oneida, KY 40972
Tel: 606-847-4111
Gr: (Boarding) 6-12 | 265 students
OBI helps students lay a foundation for the future, whether in academia, agriculture, military, or business.
We aid multicultural Christian and non-Christian students alike to discover and develop their God-given potential.
Behavioral, relational, and spiritual needs are positively addressed within consistent structure, personal care and guidance through active, genuine, compassion founded upon the gospel of Jesus Christ.

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Definition of Terms 
2015 School Data
Oneida Baptist Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 6-12 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Baptist Non-denominational
Year Founded 1899 1910
Campus Size 235 acres 125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 265 students 299 students
% Students of Color 50% 20%
% International Students 25% 20%
% Students Boarding 80% 67%
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(School issued shirts, khakis; blue, black, or navy jeans.)
Average Class Size 11 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:8 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 6 15
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 40% 67%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
(Fees vary for KY residents and international)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a $27,200
Tuition international students $14,500 $46,300
% Students on Financial Aid 25% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $2,000 $20,255
Merit Scholarships Offered No No


Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate 75% 57%
Director of AdmissionsWanita Bortell - US
Vicky Filiatreau - Int'l

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 9 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball


Total Extracurricular Organizations 8 23
ExtracurricularsBaptist Campus Ministry, Choir, Creative Ministries , Drama, Future Farmers of America, Pep Band, Student Council, Yearbook

College Matriculation

Year: 2011-2013 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Kentucky 25
Eastern Kentucky University 6
Kentucky Community and Technical Colleges 5
University of the Cumberlands 5
Lindsay Wilson College 3
Berea College 2
Midway College 2
Northwest Arkansas Community College 2
University of Louisville 2
Western Kentucky University 2
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes:

  • We work with gifted, talented, remedial, and provide tutorial help.
  • Educating students from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures, from academic “whiz kids” to those who may have fallen behind academically, are caught in family conflict, or just need to start over.
  • Oneida offers AP courses; small classes; caring teachers; co-curriculars; tutoring; remedial classes; a daily, supervised study hall; work program; and daily, youth-oriented chapel services.
  • Over 85% of OBI students go on to higher education
  • For details of school fees and admission processes for U.S. and international students, please see our website and then call for more details and/or answers to your questions.
  • OBI strives to meet students where they are and give the opportunity to succeed in education for both time and eternity.
  • School accreditations: National Non-Public School Commission, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky Non-Public School Commission,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is Red Bird Christian School (18.7 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Beverly, KY
    Red Bird Christian School
    (United Methodist)
    15420 S Hwy 66
    BeverlyKY 40913
    18.7 mi | Gr. K-12 | 205 students
  • Jackson, KY
    5801 Beattyville Rd.
    JacksonKY 41339
    (606) 657-0451
    21 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 60 students
  • Seymour, TN
    The King's Academy
    202 Smothers Road
    SeymourTN 37865
    96.4 mi | Gr. Pre-K-12 | 482 students
  • Asheville, NC
    360 Asheville School Rd.
    AshevilleNC 28806
    (828) 254-6345
    130.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 285 students
  • Balsam, NC
    PO Box 388
    BalsamNC 28707
    131 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 32 students
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