Ottumwa Christian School

Ottumwa Christian School "Where the Heart of Education is the Education of the Heart." O.C.S. exists to help Christian parents fulfill their God-given responsibility in bringing up their children in the nurture and admonition of our Lord Jesus.
The purpose of OCS is to glorify and magnify the name of our Lord through all activities and functions of the school.
We are fully committed to a Christ-centered, Bible-based instructional program implemented by well-trained and well-qualified born-again teachers who have dedicated their lives to serving the Lord in the OCS classrooms.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 108 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,450
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1996

Student Body

Total Students
108 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade
Ottumwa Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
6 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Registration & Academic Fees not included in tuition. Tuition can be paid in lump sum or 9 monthly payments by ACH draft. Tuition subject to change.
Admissions Director
P. Eklund, Principal
Admissions Associate
V. Pickett, Office Mgr.

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 108 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,450
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Iowa is $4,545 for elementary schools and $9,189 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Iowa is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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