Oak Creek Ranch School

     Tel: (928)634-5571
Grades: 8 - 12 | 78 students
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Oak Creek Ranch School is an accredited, co-ed boarding school located near the temperate climate of West Sedona, 100 miles north of Phoenix, Arizona.
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Pre-teens and teenagers ages 12-19 who are underachievers, under motivated, ADD/ADHD or have other learning challenges thrive in our structured environment that emphasizes personal responsibility, compassion and respect for others.
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Small classes (less than 10 students per class), individualized programs and our experienced, caring faculty help students build self esteem, strengthen interpersonal relationships and develop leadership skills that will enable them to lead productive and rewarding lives.
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For 34 years, Oak Creek Ranch School has been helping teenagers become successful adults.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 8 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 78 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 22%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Oak Creek Ranch School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Verde Valley School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sedona Montessori School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sedona Montessori School (0.7 miles away)
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  • SedonaSedona Montessori School
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    90 Deer Trail Drive
    SedonaAZ 86336
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    0.7 mi | 31 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • SedonaVerde Valley School
    Special Program Emphasis
    3511 Verde Valley School Road
    SedonaAZ 86351
    Special Program Emphasis
    4.2 mi | 104 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CottonwoodSt Joseph Catholic Montessori
      (Roman Catholic)
    2715 E State Route 89a
    CottonwoodAZ 86326
      (Roman Catholic)
    14 mi | 98 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • CottonwoodVerde Valley Seventh-day Adventist School
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Po Box 1810
    CottonwoodAZ 86326
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    14.2 mi | 19 students | Gr. 1-8                      
  • CottonwoodVerde Valley Christian School
    102 S Willard St
    CottonwoodAZ 86326
    14.7 mi | 113 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

1 year ago
My daughter is a current student at OCRS, and both she and I highly recommend this school! My daughter has a less-diagnosed form of ADHD knows as the "disorganized thoughts" type. Her public school at home decided she was too borderline to justify Special Ed services, and her teachers repeatedly told me they believed it to be more of an attitude problem than any learning disorder. After one disagreeable teacher meeting too many, I booked the flights for my daughter and I to go check out the school. As soon as we began to tour the campus, her eyes lit up and she actually asked if she could attend a class! She hated school prior to this, but she spent the entire day in classes and did not want to leave. I was informed this was very unusual but apparently she just needed the right environment. The key for us was that I never told her she had no choice: we were planning to visit a couple of other school campuses and in fact had already tried the summer school program of another boarding school, which she had liked very much, but this one won out. It was so obviously a perfect fit for her that we did not visit any more campuses. Our family had always planned on a private or boarding school for her high school education, and she had known and mostly accepted that for years. She also had always had a say in the final choice: I would not have sent her to someplace she hated after visiting. She got nearly straight As in her first semester there, and is on track now for all As in this semester, her second at OCRS. She is very quick to sign up for activities, trips, etc and so is rarely bored on weekends or down-time. There''s lots to do if you sign up! She tells me many stories and histories of other students, and unfortunately, some of them are nowhere near as happy there as she is. Those are the students who claim they had no say in their schooling choice, and/or already had difficult relationships with their parents, who chose OCRS for them. I personally feel that if more parents would do as I did, and present different private/boarding schools as options, then many kids would choose OCRS for themselves. There are only a couple of other boarding schools available to LD/ADD/ADHD students and this one is the most appealing to teens, by far!
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