Oakbrook Preparatory School

5.00 5 1 (3 reviews)
Tel: (864)587-2060
  • Rosemary Moore founded the Village School in 1992 based on the work of the British educator Charlotte Mason.
  • Mrs. Moore desired to created a school where students would engage directly with nature and the classics in literature, art, and music.
  • Since its founding, the school has grown to become Oakbrook Prep, a rigorous college preparatory school with an international emphasis on a beautiful 38 acre campus in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
  • Oakbrook families represent more than 40 countries by birth or nationality, Students participate in international travel, missions, and exchange programs with Germany, China, and Spanish-speaking countries.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
The South Carolina Independent School Association
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1992

Student Body

Total Students405 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 14%
Students by GradeOakbrook Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses26 courses
Advanced CoursesAmerican Government & Politics, Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Comparative Government, English Language, English Literature, German Language, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Music Theory, Physics, Psychology, Spanish Language, Statistics, Studio Art, US History, World History,
Average SAT score1220
Average ACT score26
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Visit http://oakbrookprep.org/dress.htm for dress code details.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMar. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,424
Tuition NotesTuition costs range from $4,900 for Kindergarten to $8,424 for upper school.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAdair Hinds
Admissions AssociateAlexis Mannion

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SwimmingUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric."The Update" Broadcasting Staff, O'Krazies Spirit Club

Club or Organization:
Academic Quiz Bowl Team, Battle of the Brains, High School Math Team, Jr. Beta Club, MATHCOUNTS, National Honor Society, Nicaragua Mission Team, Robotics, Sr. Beta Club, Student Government, Student Online News Magazine Staff, Yearbook Staff

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Creative Movement, Drama, Glee Club, MUSE Machine

School Notes

  •  Core Values: Oakbrook promotes the core values of academic excellence, creativity, community, cultural diversity, and character.
  •  Languages: German, Chinese and Spanish 
  •  Global Scholars Institute (GSI): An advanced track that prepares students with a global perspective for rigorous college level study.  Students completeting the GSI track will be eligible to earn the prestigious AP International Diploma
  • AP Cambridge Capstone: Every senior is required to complete a capstone project that involves independent research, project management, mentorship, and service.  Students may choose teh traditional senior project or the AP Cambridge Capstone.  Over the past 5 years seniors have started international mission trips, written a book, created events for underserved populations, built computers and composed original music.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  5/17/2016
After being part of Oakbrook for over 7 years, our family couldn't be more pleased with the educational experience at Oakbrook. The Character, ethics and leadership at school reinforces what our children are taught at home. The ability and encouragement to pray at school with others of different Christian denominations is a welcomed change to their former school. Our soon to be graduate is finding that colleges are recruiting him to be a part of their school not only because of academics, but because of the leadership and independence nourished by Oakbrook. We would recommend Oakbrook to any family looking to have their child in a safe, loving environment while preparing them for college.
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5  5/17/2016
My children have thrived at Oakbrook. They started in K5 and 1st grade and struggled with the accelerated curriculum at first, but through the supportive atmosphere throughout the school my children are thriving today. I often think that if my children were in a larger school where teachers did not have time to nurture them, they would be considered normal or average and due to the wonderful combination of acceleration and support, they are ahead of their peers in public schools. I am so grateful for Oakbrook. The school has changed my children's lives.
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5  7/24/2015
My grandchildren have been attending this school for four (4) years and I am amazed at the educational level of 2d & 4th graders. The children attending this school are a step ahead of education and social skills. I pray GOD will continually Bless this school and all administrators and students as well as former graduates. I thank GOD my grandchildren attend such a fine school. - Posted by Proud Grandparent
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