Ottumwa Christian School

458 N Court St
Ottumwa, IA 52501-0525
Tel: (641)683-9119
Grades: PK-12 | 85 students
Ottumwa Christian School "Where the Heart of Education is the Education of the Heart." O.C.S. exists to help Christian parents fulfill their God-given responsibility in bringing up their children in the nurture and admonition of our Lord Jesus.
The purpose of OCS is to glorify and magnify the name of our Lord through all activities and functions of the school.
We are fully committed to a Christ-centered, Bible-based instructional program implemented by well-trained and well-qualified born-again teachers who have dedicated their lives to serving the Lord in the OCS classrooms.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 85 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 12%
Students by Grade Ottumwa Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 6 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $2,450
Tuition Notes Registration & Academic Fees not included in tuition. Tuition can be paid in lump sum or 9 monthly payments by ACH draft. Tuition subject to change.
Admissions Director P. Eklund, Principal
Admissions Associate V. Pickett, Office Mgr.


Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports BasketballBasketball

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Calvary Baptist School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Seton Catholic Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Seton Catholic Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ottumwa
    Grades: PK-5 | 93 students
    0.3 miles
    117 E 4th St
    Ottumwa, IA 52501
  • Ottumwa
    Grades: K-12 | 45 students
    2 miles
    915 Overman Ave
    Ottumwa, IA 52501
  • Fairfield
    Grades: 2-3 | 12 students
    21.6 miles
    2601 W Briggs Ave
    Fairfield, IA 52556
  • Oskaloosa
    Grades: K-8 | 158 students
    22.9 miles
    726 N. E Street
    Oskaloosa, IA 52577
  • Fairfield
    Grades: PK-12 | 205 students
    23.1 miles
    804 Dr Robert Keith Wallace Drive
    Fairfield, IA 52556

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