Apple School

5155 S Providence Road
Columbia, MO 65203-0652
Tel: (573)449-7525
Grades: NS-PK | 25 students
Apple School's goal is to help children become independent, self-confident, inquisitive learners.
The most important goal of our early childhood curriculum is to help children become enthusiastic learners.
We provide stimulation for all areas of development: social, emotional, cognitive and physical.
We want each child to enjoy solving problems, express himself clearly, be creative, make good decisions, develop physical coordination, get along well with his peers, be self- confident, enjoy learning and love school.
The school employs a Music Teacher and a Creative Movement Teacher. The school has two acres of playgrounds, which includes a school garden.
 The children plant, tend, harvest and eat vegetables and fruits.
 The school is part of a national program, "Taking Steps to Healthy Success" which promotes good nutrition and healthy exercise.  Apple School provides a Before/After School Program and Summer Program for grades K-5 for those children attending local public schools.
 The summer program includes many field trips and visits to farms, museums, etc.
The goal of the summer program is to provide a rich variety of experiences and an oportunity to enrich social skill development.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded 1982

Student Body

Total Students 25 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Apple School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Shalom Christian Academy (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Christian Chapel Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Columbia Montessori School (4.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbia
    Christian Chapel Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    Grades: K-8 | 129 students
    1.5 miles
    3300 S Providence Rd
    Columbia, MO 65203
  • Columbia
    Grades: K-4 | 102 students
    3.3 miles
    915 Maryland Ave
    Columbia, MO 65201
  • Columbia
    College Park Christian Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-9 | 72 students
    3.7 miles
    1114 College Park Dr
    Columbia, MO 65203
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-KG | 83 students
    4.1 miles
    3 Anderson Ave
    Columbia, MO 65203
  • Columbia
    Grades: PK-5 | 81 students
    4.1 miles
    408 Locust St
    Columbia, MO 65205

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The average private school tuition in Missouri is $5,967 for elementary schools and $11,816 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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