Oakhill Day School is a non-parochial independent private school in the Kansas City Northland serving students in PreToddler (18-months) - 12th 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 (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 378 students
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1947
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
378 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
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
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
2%
Average Class Size
13 students
Number of AP Courses
11 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Calculus AB, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science, French Language & Culture, Human Geography, Psychology, Spanish Language & Culture, U.S. Government & Politics, U.S. History, World History: Modern
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from $4,090 to $17,271 depending on the division and number of days enrolled.
Summer Program Cost
$245
Summer Program Cost Notes
The $245 fee is for enrollment in 5 full days of camp. (Fees may vary.)
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,806
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Dorothy Beckham
Admissions Associate
Leah Hyatt

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Broadcasting, Chess, National Junior Honor Society, Quiz Bowl, 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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Oakhill Day School cost?

Oakhill Day School's tuition is approximately $0 for summer students.

What is the acceptance rate of Oakhill Day School?

The acceptance rate of Oakhill Day School is 85%, which is lower than the national average of 88%. Oakhill Day School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Missouri with low acceptance rates.

Does Oakhill Day School offer a summer program?

Yes, Oakhill Day School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What sports does Oakhill Day School offer?

Oakhill Day School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is Oakhill Day School's ranking?

Oakhill Day School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for: Lowest average acceptance rates and Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for Oakhill Day School?

The application deadline for Oakhill Day School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 378 students
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Kansas City, MO is $10,325 for elementary schools and $12,631 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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