Olive Knolls Christian School
Tel: (661) 393-3566
- Olive Knolls Christian School has provided loving care and a quality educational program since 1979.
- OKCS has been partnering with parents and with this community by providing a Christ-centered educational program in a nurturing-uplifting environment.
- Parents continue to say, “I feel my children are in a safe place.” As of 2004, OKCS achieved a six year accreditation from the Association of Christian Schools International, (A.C.S.I.).
- This organization evaluates schools on their spiritual, organizational, and academic standards.
- They have given us the longest accreditation granted by this organization.
- OKCS offers a well-rounded education program with a well-qualified teaching staff, state of the art computer lab, sound academic curriculum, fine arts opportunities, and a physical education program with a focus on the President’s Physical Fitness requirements.
- We have a quality pre-school program that helps children learn socialization skills and gain a thorough basis for successful academic achievement.
- Our passion is to see children grow spiritually, to become self-directed learners, to become healthy individuals, and collaborative workers.
- Our goal is to help every child discover that God is essential in every aspect of life.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)|
|Religious Affiliation||Church of the Nazarene|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Total Students||420 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 45%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||18 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||23:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Preschool tuition depends on age/grade level and hours enrolled; full or part time. Current K-8th tuition/registration/book fees/graduation fees available at www.okcs.org|
- Our detailed information is available at www.okcs.org.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Bakersfield Grades: PK-8 | 325 students
2516 Palm St
Bakersfield, CA 93304
(661) 326-7955 4.5 PK-8
- Shafter Grades: K-12 | 13 students
155 Redwood Dr
Shafter, CA 93263
(661) 746-6441 13.1 K-12
- Bakersfield Grades: PK-11 | 100 students
7220 Rosedale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(661) 588-1212 4.3 PK-11
Whether you are just beginning the process of choosing a private school or several months into it, make sure that you keep these five 'must haves' front and center in your thinking.
Are charter schools private schools? What do vouchers have to do with private schools? Some answers here.
You cannot rank private schools. We explain why.