The Barstow School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (816)942-3255
  • As the oldest independent school west of the Mississippi, Barstow takes great pride in its heritage and rich historical past.
  • We are equally proud of our adaptive nature and innovative approach to education.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1884

Student Body

Total Students640 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 19%
Students by GradeThe Barstow School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
73%
Average Class Size10 students
Number of AP Courses20 courses
Average SAT score1202

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,675
Tuition NotesTuition includes lunch, parents association dues and other costs.
% on Financial Aid
15%
Acceptance Rate
78%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLinda Waters
Admissions AssociateKrista Stuchlik

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceGolf,
SoccerTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Weightlifting

School Notes

  • The Barstow School has evolved, yet our core objective remains the same--to promote sound scholarship and to give symmetrical development to mind, body and character. At Barstow, students enjoy:
  • A highly challenging academic community that encourages each member to ask questions and seek answers
  • Collaboration throughout the school to ignite a passion for knowledge
  • Honesty, trust and respect
  • Emotional safety and the development of leadership skills and character
  • Strong relationships with faculty and staff
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