SNU Lab School

"Building Character Through Hands-On Learning".

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Laboratory Schools
Religious AffiliationChurch of the Nazarene
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-7
Year Founded1971
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost Notes

Student Body

Total Students119 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade SNU Lab School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size16 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,750
Tuition NotesFamilies may apply for financial aid.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  • The SNU Lab School exist to teach every child, to train thenext generation of teachers, and to continuously improve throughguided research. Our vision is to create flexible learning environments where students can learn both independently and collaboratively.
  • Our mission is to create an experience where students grow and connect with their purpose through mastery learning in Christian community. Our Core Values are Character Based, Community Focused, Guided Mastery, and Experiential Learning.
  • We emphasize project-based learning, content area learning, and social emotional learning equally; using a mastery learning model. We invite you to visit and consider joining our growing community!
  • "Building Character Through Hands-On Learning!"
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oklahoma City
    Grades: PK-8 | 583 students
    6.5 miles
    600 NW 44th Street
    Oklahoma City, OK 73118
    (405) 524-0631
    6.5 PK-8
  • Oklahoma City
    Messiah Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: NS-8 | 153 students
    3.8 miles
    3600 Nw Expressway
    Oklahoma City, OK 73112
    (405) 946-0462
    3.8 NS-8
  • Oklahoma City
    Grades: NS-12 | 1155 students
    8.5 miles
    14400 N Portland Ave
    Oklahoma City, OK 73134
    (405) 842-8495
    8.5 NS-12
  • Oklahoma City
    Grades: PK-8 | 103 students
    4.2 miles
    5401 N Brookline Ave
    Oklahoma City, OK 73112
    (405) 943-8583
    4.2 PK-8
  • Oklahoma City
    Trinity School At Edgemere
    Special Education School (Christian)
    Grades: K-12
    6.5 miles
    3200 N Walker
    Oklahoma City, OK 73118
    (405) 525-5600
    6.5 K-12

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (8 reviews)
There are not enough great things to say about SNU Lab School. From the variety of excellent learning experiences for students, to the creative and innovative teaching, SNU Lab School not only offers a wonderful education for children but also offers character formation and emotional maturity. My family has had nothing but positive experiences with teachers, administrators, other students, and other families within the school. Our child has benefited greatly from the small class sizes, the opportunity for one-on-one and small group instruction, and the close relationships developed with other students. I could not have wished for a better educational opportunity for our child.
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Both of my children attended SNU. They loved their teachers and those teachers continue to be invested cheer leaders in their lives as they grow beyond SNU years. From a parent perspective the most valuable skills my children learned were leadership, how to be a good team member, and critical thinking. Those skills are taught by expert teachers with gifts- you can't buy a curriculum for those things. Their SNU experience and the emotional and academic skills they learned will benefit them throughout their lives. We are so pleased we had the opportunity to send our children here!
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All four of my children have attended the SNU Lab School for a combined 24 years, with one still in Upper Primary. This school has provided all of them with an excellent foundation for their later school endeavors. The teachers do a terrific job of encouraging kids to reach their full potential. All of my children enjoyed school orchestra lessons as well. I wholeheartedly recommend the SNU Lab School!
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We LOVE this school! Both of our grandchildren have been here since Pre K, one now in fourth grade and one in first. We are so excited for the expansion of middle school and look forward to exciting new things! The teaching staff is excellent and the Christian influence and love of Christ is felt through the entire school! The addition of Mr. Titus is energizing and a blessing to our school! An amazing place to learn and grow!
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What you will find at SNU Lab School is a private instruction and faith-based environment unlike any other in Oklahoma City - or Oklahoma. When we surveyed private Christian schools before our daughter entered Pre-K, something about the environmental culture, mixed-grade classrooms and student mentoring we saw from the older kids to the younger ones - and overall vibe of the school resonated with us. The qualifications of the teachers were second to none, the attitude each of them has towards the students was so nurturing, and watching the kids soak up what they do while being respectful and kind to each other was something to behold. It encouraged me to be involved with the school as a volunteer when I can just to be in the environment. This school is definitely one of a kind and as a Lab School, there are things in the curriculum that are cutting edge and very different from public schools (which are much slower to change from the 100-year-old classroom teaching design from what I can see). Visit SNU Lab School and you will see the difference very quickly. Our daughter is now in 4th grade (Upper Primary) and we are as happy as the day we discovered the school. A private school is an investment in your children - not a cost of having children. Get in that mindset and you'll discover that this is as good as it gets.
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SNU Lab School has changed our lives! The teacher/student ratio is amazing. Our son is in 1st grade and has grown in his education, confidence, and love for learning since starting SNU in the fall. He just said last night, "I Love school!" This is a complete turnaround from last year. The teachers, staff, principal, etc. are amazing. We feel so blessed to have our children at a Christian school that is also a ton of fun for them! We couldn't recommend SNU Lab School more.
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My daughter went here and now my granddaughter goes here, Love the teaching program, well rounded program. Hope they soon will go thru k-12.
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Great school! Our son has been going here since pre-K and is now in the 6th grade. We wish we didn't have to leave.
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The average private school tuition in Oklahoma is $5,177 for elementary schools and $7,605 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Oklahoma is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).