Oakdale Christian Academy
5.00 (7 reviews)
Tel: (606) 666-5422
- Oakdale Christian Academy is a small Christian boarding and day school in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains, in Eastern Kentucky. We are known for our nurturing yet structured environment and our thoroughly Christian worldview. We have small class sizes, and a college prep academic program. Our staff live on campus and get to know the students very well, so each student is valued for their unique personality and interests. We welcome inquiries and campus visits for interested families.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)|
Other school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
|Grades Offered||Grades 7-12|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Summer Program Cost Notes||$1950 for a six week summer boarding program|
|Total Students||51 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 9%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||10 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||5:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||11 students|
|Number of AP Courses||3 courses|
|Advanced Courses||AP Computer Science, AP English, AP History|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(Dress code enforced)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$6,360|
|Tuition Notes||Total costs of our program (including all fees) are as follows: Day Student: $6,649 US Boarding Student: $20,575 International Boarding Student: $27,825|
|% on Financial Aid|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Will Mosier-Peterson|
|Admissions Associate||Karen McFarlane|
|Total Sports Offered||2 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, VolleyballBasketball, Volleyball,|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||5 extracurriculars|
Club or Organization:
Arts and Music Programs:
Praise and Worship Band
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Outdoor Recreation, Recreational Games
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Bardstown Grades: 9-12 | 316 students
309 W Stephen Foster Ave
Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 348-8594 109.3 9-12
LOVED IT! my kid came back to me smarter than ever and had the best attitude. They really taught her some manners! Thank You for everything you do!!!
- Posted by Parent - Damini L.
I attended oakdale for almost two years and it was the best thing that could have ever happen to me. I have so much good things to say about oakdale and no negative things, but the best thing I can say about oakdale is it grew me closer to god. I would never have the relationship I do now with the lord of it wasn't for oakdale. Oakdale matures you, Inspires you, and wants the best for you. The staff treat you like you are they children the love there is unreal. I would never forget my time there and regret leaving it so soon. If you are reading this review thinking about going to oakdale I promise you, you will not regret atttending. I love oakdale and wish nothing but the best for it in the future.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Tayari Hampton
All of my sons attended and two of my sons are graduates of Oakdale Christian Academy and have since gone on to graduate from college and are established in career fields. More important than even that to me is the knowledge that they learned a lot about establishing godly homes and living lives of high character from the staff and instructors at OCA. They learned how to learn, and can now teach themselves most anything they would want to know. There are many young minds and hearts watching your life when you live and work at Oakdale. It is the God-centered lives of integrity that were the most valuable to me.
- Posted by Parent - Linsc
Hi, my name is Judith Moore Kidd, i went to school there until i started junior high! I think it gave me a solid fondation. I went in late 50"s and early 60"s, and when my mother moved us girl"s to Michigan,what an awaking i was terrifed, But i was taught about the LORD there and thanks to ms O;conner and God it stuck in my heart! I have never forgot here i came from!! Thanks Oakdale My mom had 3 or 4 kids there at a time!!
- Posted by Parent - brown
Oakdale is not a perfect school. It is a school that has helped many students through their program! I attended Oakdale for four years and I loved it!! There are many opportunities for students to be active! Students also get a chance to show Jesus'' love to others through ministry opportunities and fellowship!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - hooke
I worked at Oakdale for 1.5 years in the girls dorm, and it was a wonderful experience. I was encouraged and challenged daily by the love and dedication the staff and teachers show for the students. It is a transformative environment, providing the love, discipline and encouragement that students need to succeed. The school is very holistic in their dedication, seeking to reach and challenge the students not just academically, but also emotionally and spiritually.
- Posted by Teacher - dieu_
Great school with low teacher student ratio. Students from around the world attend opening all the students eyes to other countries and the way they live, hands on.
- Posted by Parent - Rebek
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