Oakwood Christian School

  • OCS is a member of ACSI; AACS and NYACSI. OCS was founded to provide children with a quality academic program founded on Biblical principles and a Christian world view.
  • Our school is committed to academic excellence and to Scriptural morality.
  • We seek to challenge each student to "Study to show thyself approved unto God." 2 Tim. 2:15.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1992

Student Body

Total Students122 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Oakwood Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
100%
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(school dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,100
Tuition Notesstudent book fee $175-$275
% on Financial Aid
2%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKaren DuJack

School Notes

  • OCS places a strong emphasis on reading and writing using the Abeka curriculum. When our Kindergarteners graduate they are reading and writing cursive. Our junior high and high school students are involved in sports, drama, glee club and more.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Schenectady
    Grades: K-12 | 318 students
    16.1 miles
    36-38 Sacandaga Rd
    Schenectady, NY 12302
    (518)370-4272
    16.1 K-12
    318
  • Latham
    Grades: PK-12 | 160 students
    5.8 miles
    495 Watervliet Shaker Rd
    Latham, NY 12110
    (518)785-5916
    5.8 PK-12
    160
  • Mechanicville
    Grades: K-12
    8.7 miles
    7 North Main Street
    Mechanicville, NY 12118
    (518)541-2089
    8.7 K-12
    n/a
  • Troy
    Grades: 7-12 | 424 students
    0.8 miles
    625 7th Ave
    Troy, NY 12182
    (518)235-7100
    0.8 7-12
    424
  • Troy
    La Salle Institute
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12 | 456 students
    6.2 miles
    174 Williams Rd
    Troy, NY 12180
    (518)283-2500
    6.2 6-12
    456

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