The Barstow School

11511 State Line,
Kansas City, MO, 64114-0641
     Tel: (816)942-3255
Grades: PK - 12 | 578 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)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1884

Student Body

Total Students 578 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 16%
State avg.: 15%
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

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
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

Sports

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

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 Notre Dame De Sion School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Phoenix Montessori School (0.3 miles away)
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  • LeawoodThe Phoenix Montessori School
    Montessori School
    2013 W 104th Street
    LeawoodKS66206
    (913)381-1250
    Montessori School
    0.3 mi | 19 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • Kansas CityNotre Dame De Sion School
      (Roman Catholic)
    10631 Wornall Rd
    Kansas CityMO64114
    (816)942-3282
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.6 mi | 668 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Kansas CityLocust KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    9901 Locust Street
    Kansas CityMO64131
    (816)942-5337
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • Kansas CityAlpha Montessori School
    Montessori School
    11430 Wornall Road
    Kansas CityMO64114
    (816)942-5567
    Montessori School
    1.4 mi | 7 students | Gr. PK-NS                      
  • Kansas CityRockhurst High School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    9301 State Line Rd
    Kansas CityMO64114
    (816)363-2036
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1.6 mi | 1100 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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