Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child (Lower School)

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Warm greetings.
Enthusiastic students.
Caring adults.
Inspired learning.
Healthy challenges. This is what you can expect to see when you visit Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child, a private Catholic coeducational elementary school in Summit, New Jersey.
For so many reasons, this is a special place.
We offer a dynamic program of study.
We celebrate individuality, creativity, physical capability and service.
We prepare children to meet the wants of the age and, above all, we put God at the center of everything.
Our founder, Cornelia Connelly, famously prayed, "Give me, O Lord, a love full of action." Her prayer still inspires and defines us today.We invite you and your child to experience our "love full of action" firsthand.
We have no doubt you`ll feel right at home, right away.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-6
Year Founded 1924

Student Body

Total Students 234 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child (Lower School) Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
55%

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Please visit www.oakknoll.org for up-to-date tuition rates.
Admissions Associate Pat Barry

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, SoftballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
Softball

School Notes

  • Our founder, Cornelia Connelly, was strongly committed to coeducation for younger students from kindergarten to grade 6, believing that boys and girls learn best together at an early age. Our Lower School offers your family a unique blend of a strong academic program that challenges students` abilities, a rich curriculum that allows students to express themselves, and a supportive and safe environment that enables students to grow as articulate, confident and caring children. Our belief is to educate the whole child: aesthetically, intellectually, physically, socially, and spiritually. Within a faith-based setting, our Lower School children learn a respect for all others and "doing the right thing," and an appreciation that God is central in their lives.
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School Reviews

We chose Oak Knoll for our family of three girls... not because it was Catholic, or because it was all girls, but because it felt right from the second we walked on to campus. However, it didn't take long before we understood the value of a Catholic School education and developed an appreciation for the single sex environment. What a great place for our children to grow. As parents we take some credit for raising great kids, but we share the credit with Oak Knoll as well.
- Posted by Parent, 05/17/16

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The average private school tuition in New Jersey is $8,419 for elementary schools and $18,336 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Jersey is 79% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).