Bending Oaks High School

  • Bending Oaks School was founded in 1985 by a group of teachers who wanted to create a learning environment in which students would look forward to going to class, get more personal attention, achieve higher grades, and interact with other students.
  • Our mission is to provide a supportive learning environment which promotes individual growth, an excitement for learning, and the skills to prepare for higher education.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences, OCD, ADD, School Phobia
Year Founded1985
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students50 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade Bending Oaks High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size6 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(no uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$25,000
Tuition NotesParents can choose to pay tuition over 12 months, 10 months, or one semester at a time. We also offer outside funding sources, allowing parents to pay over a longer period of time. A portion of our families receive some type of tuition discount from us.

School Notes

We often serve students with:
  • Mild Learning Differences
  • Depression, Anxiety and/or OCD
  • Low MotivationGender/Sexuality Issues
  • School PhobiaHomework Avoidance Problems
  • Social Isolation IssuesTraditional or Online School Failure
  • Time consuming after-school activities / appointments
  • Desires to make positive changes
  • Desires to attend college while in high school
  • A need for a fresh start or a soft place to land

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    261.7 miles
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    San Antonio, TX 78202
    (210)223-2944
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    19 miles
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    Dallas, TX 75236
    (214)467-4143
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    4.9 miles
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    Dallas, TX 75229
    (214)363-6311
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    5.8 miles
    4141 Spring Valley Road
    Addison, TX 75001
    (972)628-5400
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    Grades: PK-12 | 51 students
    20.4 miles
    643 W Wintergreen Road
    Lancaster, TX 75134
    (972)218-0808
    20.4 PK-12
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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Our daughter love, love this school! Strong academics, great atmosphere makes our child trill academically and emotionally! Complete opposite experience then previous high school she attended.Bending Oaks High School was excellent choice!
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Bending Oaks academic programs: EXCELLENT. Teachers: OUTSTANDING Facilities: AWESOMELY HAPPY Lots of music, arts, sports and extracurricular activities. Bending Oaks is the best school my son (and his parents) have ever experienced. With four children, and moving many times all over the States and once out of the States, we have gone through EIGHTEEN different private schools. No question about it: Bending Oaks is the best of the best. BOHS is still playing a pivotal role in building up my son's self esteem after an emotional crisis he had three tears ago. With the love and expertise of his parents, his therapists and the teachers and administrators of Bending Oaks, my son is starting to shine again. God bless the amazing people that make BOHS possible!
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Great school - Great teachers!! I highly recommend Bending Oaks High School for students that want a more personal, creative and fulfilling high school experience. My son thrived during his four years there and it was worth every dollar.
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