Wesley Taylor Preparatory School

30 East Main Street- P.O. Box 712
Chillicothe, OH 45601
Tel: (740)772-5437
Grades: PK-11 | 146 students
Our mission is to provide a multicultural and diverse learning community, preparing each student for academic, social and personal success.
We believe children are full of potential, interest and curiosity about the world around them.
Young children construct their knowledge as they investigate, build, experiment, discover and share.
They have a natural desire to find out how things work and the answers are as important as the process of discovery! The teacher guides and supports these learning experiences so that children can develop a love for learning, independence and confident self-esteem.
Being part of a class community provides children with opportunities to learn and practice social skills, define relationships in and out of school and to discover the pleasure of friendship.
Parent collaboration and participation in the learning process is an essential, valued part of the educational philosophy.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-11
Year Founded 1989

Student Body

Total Students 146 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Wesley Taylor Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 9 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(dress uniform Mondays, Khaki, or black with polo, etc. on casual days)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,700
Tuition Notes Scholarships are available
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Bev Yoakum, MS Ed


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Ultimate FrisbeeBaseballBasketball,
Freestyle SkiingGolf,
Ultimate Frisbee

School Notes

  • What we have to offer: Accreditation by Charter from the Ohio Department of Education. The top recommended school for early childhood care and education in the area. Services for children from birth (6weeks), to graduation from high school. Flawless school inspection records from the Ohio Department of Education. Support for student leadership and success in areas of faith, academics, and the arts. Outstanding learning environments for students, including wifi, iPads, and Macs. Staff exhibiting the ethical and moral goals expected in students. Unmistakable college expectation for all students. Proven curriculum observing State Standards, but not teaching to them. Free meals of high nourishment from CACFP inspected selections. A history of positively impacting thousands in the Ross County area for 25 years. A setting where respect for fellow man, and living a life of honor is fundamental. Limit of 12 students in each K-12 classroom.

Profile last updated: 07/15/2015

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The average private school tuition in Ohio is $4,566 for elementary schools and $8,817 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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