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
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade The Barstow School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
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
Acceptance Rate
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
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The average private school tuition in Kansas City, MO is $5,933 for elementary schools and $9,368 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kansas City, MO is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).