Oakwood Academy/elementary

Box 30108, 7000 Adventist Blvd
Huntsville, AL 35896
Tel: (256)726-7899
  • Oakwood Adventist Academy's is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Adventist Accreditation Association (AAA) of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist.
  • Our mission and philosophy falls in line with the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventist's Educational mission and philosophy.
  • What is Adventist Edge VISION The vision of Adventist educators, in the Southern Union, is to graduate students who excel in faith, learning and service by delivering GREAT education that is God-centered, Results-oriented, in an Environment that is safe and nurturing, Aligned with Adventist and national standards, and a Team effort.
  • PHILOSOPHY Our philosophy is to meet the needs of the whole child, Adventist EDGE teachers honor the natural cycle of learning.
  • The natural cycle begins by connecting with the child's experience, moving on to provide information and practice, and finally culminating with a celebration of new learning.
  • In keeping with the Seventh-day Adventists philosophy encouraging students to be "thinkers and not mere reflectors of other men's thoughts", Adventist EDGE teachers follow a constructivist philosophy.
  • This encourages students to use active techniques(experiments, real-world problem solving) to expand their knowledge and enhance their understanding of the world.
  • Dialogue and collaboration are crucial to the process. In Adventist EDGE classrooms, children talk about what they are doing and reflect on how their understanding is changing.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Other religious school association(s)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1896

Student Body

Total Students265 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
98%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeOakwood Academy/elementary Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size20 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score900
Average ACT score20
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(K-8 yellow oxford shirts/peter pan collar w/logo navy pants, plaid skirt/jumper, 9-12 Khaki pants white or navy polo/ white oxford shirts w/logo, plaid skirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,948
Tuition NotesSee website for fee schedules
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,500
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorTerri Mitchell

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chess Club, Poetry Club, Science Club, Student Government, Yearbook Chess Club, Poetry Club, Science Club, Yearbook, Student Government,

School Notes

  • MISSION STATEMENT:  Oakwood Adventist Academy exist to provide a spiritual, academic, social and service-oriented environment to develop, nurture, and affirm (DNA) students for a lifetime of service to God and humanity.
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