Oakhill Day School is a non-parochial independent private school in the Kansas City Northland serving students in PreToddler (18-months) - 8th Grade for over 70 years.
Located in the heart of Gladstone, Oakhill students discover themselves as learners in an environment where teaching and administrative staff make them feel valued and known every day.
Oakhill graduates are confident leaders prepared for success in high school and beyond.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 375 students
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Oakhill Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1947
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$195
Summer Program Cost Notes
The $195 fee is for enrollment in 5 full days of camp. (Fees may vary.)
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
375 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Oakhill Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
13 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from $3,122 to $13,300 depending on the division and number of days enrolled.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,806
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Dorothy Beckham
Admissions Associate
Mary Lee Sturdevant

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drama Production

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Sports for Early Childhood, Intramural Sports for Lower School

School Notes

  • Oakhilll provides its students with an exceptional education in a place where they are valued and known. Teachers know each student and use the gifts they bring with them to keep them excited about learning. Various unique teaching methods and strategies are used daily in combination with small class sizes and collaboration; this is what truly sets Oakhill classrooms apart from other learning environments.  
  • Children discover themselves as learners at Oakhill Day School. Visit our community where students are challenged, known, valued, inspired, and are allowed to be their best self.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 375 students
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Kansas City, MO is $9,835 for elementary schools and $11,986 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kansas City, MO is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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