Oakdale Christian Academy

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  • Alice Lloyd College
    Oakdale Christian Academy is like a huge family. Each student gets a unique opportunity to see different aspects of families and the many ways we can choose to interact with others. Oakdale also has a. . .
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville
    Oakdale offers a unique atmosphere that I had never and haven't since experienced. There is an intentional student teacher relationship that is instated when you attend. Whether it is during dinner, where you are assigned. . .
  • N/A
    Oakdale is an interesting and solid school. I have not attended other boarding schools, yet I was home-schooled as a child and spent one year in the public school system. I found Oakdale to be. . .
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Definition of Terms 
2018 School Data
Oakdale ChristianBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered7-129-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationChristianNon-denominational
Year Founded19211910
Campus Size12 acres106 acres

Student Body

Enrollment60 students313 students
% Students of Color
30%
21%
% International Students
40%
20%
% Students Boarding
95%
66%
Average SAT Scoren/a* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasualCasual
Average Class Size11 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:71:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered517
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
75%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$18,080$54,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$5,730$30,550
Tuition international students$26,500$48,850
% Students on Financial Aid
75%
37%
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
70%
55%
Director of AdmissionsWill Mosier-Peterson
Jen Brakenhoff

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered517
CoursesAP Computer Science, AP English, AP History, AP Math, AP Science

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered315
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations524
ExtracurricularsChristian Life Groups, Outdoor Recreation, Peer Leadership, Praise & Worship Band, Recreational Games

School Notes

  • The student body consists of approximately 50 students from across the U.S. and abroad representing a rich diversity in cultural, social, economic, religious, racial, and family backgrounds. The Oakdale community is enriched by faculty and staff living on campus. The small, intimate setting provides much nurturing and support.
  • Oakdale is committed to being affordable for families with tuition and fees at less than half the national average for private boarding schools.
  • Oakdale is nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Eastern Kentucky. The campus is comprised of separate dorms for the boys and girls and several buildings for classrooms, offices, maintenance and dining facilities. A state of the art girls dorm is currently being built, upon completion, the boys dorm will be renovated to add more space.
  • Any student graduating from Oakdale has the opportunity to be automatically accepted in Spring Arbor University or attend Alice Lloyd College tuition-free.
  • Oakdale Christian Academy accreditations: SACS, ACSI, Kentucky Nonpublic School Commission, Inc.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grades: 7-12

    5-12 (day)
     | 531 students
    194.7 miles201 Campus Drive, PO Box 10
    Tallulah FallsGA 30573
    706-754-0400
    194.77-12

    5-12 (day)
    531
  • Grades: 9-12 | 25 students 1351.9 miles294 Lustre Road
    LustreMT 59225
    406-392-5735
    1351.99-1225
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    Grades: 7-12, PG

    Pre-K-12, PG (day)
     | 485 students
    116.3 miles202 Smothers Road
    SeymourTN 37865
    865-573-8321
    116.37-12, PG

    Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    485
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    CamdenSC 29020
    800-948-6291
    278.17-12, PG300
  • Grades: 7-12

    5-12 (day)
     | 437 students
    230.9 miles60 Knox Lane
    WheelingWV 26003
    304-233-1436
    230.97-12

    5-12 (day)
    437
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