The Barstow School

11511 State Line
Kansas City, MO 64114-0641
     Tel: (816)942-3255
Grades: PK - 12 | 640 students
As the oldest independent school west of the Mississippi, Barstow takes great pride in its heritage and rich historical past.
We are equally proud of our adaptive nature and innovative approach to education.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1884

Student Body

Total Students 640 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 16%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade The Barstow School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 73%
Average Class Size 10 students
Number of AP Courses 20 courses
Average SAT score 1202

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $14,675
Tuition Notes Tuition includes lunch, parents association dues and other costs.
% on Financial Aid 15%
Acceptance Rate 78%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Linda Waters
Admissions Associate Krista Stuchlik


Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes:

  • The Barstow School has evolved, yet our core objective remains the same--to promote sound scholarship and to give symmetrical development to mind, body and character. At Barstow, students enjoy:
  • A highly challenging academic community that encourages each member to ask questions and seek answers
  • Collaboration throughout the school to ignite a passion for knowledge
  • Honesty, trust and respect
  • Emotional safety and the development of leadership skills and character
  • Strong relationships with faculty and staff
  • Profile last updated: 08/30/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Notre Dame De Sion School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Phoenix Montessori School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Phoenix Montessori School (0.3 miles away)
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  • Leawood
    2013 W 104th St
    LeawoodKS 66206
    Montessori School
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-K | 25 students                      
  • Kansas City
    Notre Dame De Sion School
    (Roman Catholic)
    10631 Wornall Rd
    Kansas CityMO 64114
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 715 students                      
  • Kansas City
    Barstow School
    11511 State Line Rd
    Kansas CityMO 64114
    1.2 mi | Gr. NS-12 | 614 students                      
  • Kansas City
    Alpha Montessori School
    Montessori School
    11430 Wornall Rd
    Kansas CityMO 64114
    Montessori School
    1.4 mi | Gr. PK-K | 60 students                      
  • Kansas City
    Rockhurst High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    9301 State Line Rd
    Kansas CityMO 64114
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    1.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1100 students                      

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