Oakdale Christian Academy

5.00 5 1 (5 reviews)
Tel: 606-666-5422
5801 Beattyville Rd.
Jackson, KY 41339
  • "Oakdale is a Christ-centered college preparatory boarding school for students in grades 7-12 who seek an opportunity for a quality education in an environment leading teenagers to lives of learning, service to others, and loving God.".

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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. . .
  • Central Christian College
    the Oakdale experience is one of family. Moving to a new school my junior year was a very hard and potentially isolating experience, but at Oakdale I was welcomed into a community were I was. . .
  • Greenville College
    Oakdale's quality staff, challenging academics, Christian discipleship and work skills program each combine to make a well-rounded experience for students. The rural campus brings isolation to the school that is a positive trait --. . .
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Definition of Terms 
2017 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 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment60 students300 students
% Students of Color
30%
20%
% 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 Offered516
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
75%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$18,080$52,760
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$5,730$28,270
Tuition international students$26,500$47,000
% Students on Financial Aid
75%
36%
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
70%
57%
Director of AdmissionsWill Mosier-Peterson
Jen Brakenhoff

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered516
CoursesAP Computer Science, AP English, AP History, AP Math, AP Science

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered314
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations523
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.
  • School accreditations: SACS, ACSI, Kentucky Nonpublic School Commission, Inc.
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