Olive Knolls Christian School
- 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||273 students|
|Student Body Type||n/a|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 44%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||18 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||15:1|
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-12 | 104 students
7220 Rosedale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(661)588-1212 4.3 PK-12
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