Bending Oaks High School

Bending Oaks School was founded in 1985 by a group of teachers who wanted to create a learning environment in which students would look forward to going to class, get more personal attention, achieve higher grades, and interact with other students.
Our mission is to provide a supportive learning environment which promotes individual growth, an excitement for learning, and the skills to prepare for higher education.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. AdvancED
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences, OCD, ADD, School Phobia
Year Founded 1985

Student Body

Total Students 32 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade Bending Oaks High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 6 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(no uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Parents can choose to pay tuition over 12 months, 10 months, or one semester at a time. We also offer outside funding sources, allowing parents to pay over a longer period of time. A portion of our families receive some type of tuition discount from us.

School Notes

We often serve students with:
  • Mild Learning Differences
  • Depression, Anxiety and/or OCD
  • Low MotivationGender/Sexuality Issues
  • School PhobiaHomework Avoidance Problems
  • Social Isolation IssuesTraditional or Online School Failure
  • Time consuming after-school activities / appointments
  • Desires to make positive changes
  • Desires to attend college while in high school
  • A need for a fresh start or a soft place to land

Profile last updated: 02/05/2016

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School Reviews

Great school - Great teachers!! I highly recommend Bending Oaks High School for students that want a more personal, creative and fulfilling high school experience. My son thrived during his four years there and it was worth every dollar.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15

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