Oak Meadow School

  • Oak Meadow`s accredited distance learning school is a unique model that combines the best of both worlds: an affordable independent school education and the freedom of homeschooling.
  • When you enroll with Oak Meadow, you join a vibrant community of interesting, motivated, and dedicated teachers and learners.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1975

Student Body

Total Students549 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 9%
Students by Grade Oak Meadow School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio29:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$1,800
Tuition Notesper full year high school course
Admissions DirectorWendy Richardson

School Notes

MISSION:
  • Oak Meadow provides a flexible, progressive education for independent learners. A leader in experiential, interdisciplinary homeschooling and distance learning for over 40 years, Oak Meadow offers a fully accredited, engaging high school program built on rigorous academic standards. 
DISTANCE LEARNING:
  • Enrolled students work one-to-one with our teachers using our print based curriculum over a 10-month period. Students submit work on a regular basis. Teachers provide consistent feedback, instruction, and support via phone, email, and the Google platform. 
CURRICULUM
  • ENGLISH: Composition: The Art of Expression; The Hero`s Journey: Literature & Composition; American Literature; World Literature; British Literature: Heroes, Monsters, Faeries, and Kings; Women`s Literature: Worlds of Fantasy & Science Fiction; American Literature: Natives, Naturalists, Immigrants & Settlers; Word: The Poet`s Voice; Speak Your Truth: Poetry Part II
  • MATH: Algebra I; Geometry; Math Connections; Algebra II; Advanced Mathematics; Calculus I; Calculus II
  • SCIENCE: Environmental Science for a Changing World; Biology: The Study of Life; Anatomy and Physiology; Chemistry with Lab; Physics
  • SOCIAL STUDIES: U.S. History; World History; US Government; The Modern Middle East; Media Literacy; Social Justice; Psychology; Common Ground: Religion, Community & Problem Solving; A Sense of Place: The Geography of Global Change; Social Justice: Navigating Cultural Competence in the 21st Century
  • WORLD LANGUAGES: Spanish I-IV; French IIV; Latin IIV
  • HEALTH: Integrated Health and Fitness PHYSICAL EDUCATION: Physical Education Electives
  • FINE ARTS: Integrated Drawing; Drawing and Design; Painting; Introduction to Photography
  • ELECTIVES: Life Experience Credit; Advanced Study Projec

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