Tulsa Private Schools

The 2012 guide to Tulsa’s private schools

Cascia Hall Preparatory School

 

Trying to make the all-important decision of where your child should attend school next year? We’ve helped make that task easier by compiling all of the details about Tulsa’s major private schools.
compiled by DANIELLE DAVIS

As printed in TulsaPeople Magazine, February 2012.

ALL SAINT’S CATHOLIC SCHOOL
299 S. Ninth St., Broken Arrow | 918-251-3000 |
www.allsaintsba.com
All Saints Catholic School is a co-educational elementary and middle school that offers a first-rate Catholic education to students in prekindergarten through eighth grade. All students attend weekly Mass, and students in the sixth through eighth grades participate in daily religion classes.
Facilities: The main buildings for classrooms, two playgrounds and one gymnasium
Educational approach: To provide children in prekindergarten through eighth grade a total educational experience that emphasizes academic excellence and personal accountability within a Catholic community.
Programs offered: Kindergarten through fifth grade: language arts, math, social studies, science, art, music, Spanish, computer science and physical education. Sixth through eighth grades: math, language arts, social studies, art, foreign languages, computer science, speech, drama and physical education
Tuition: $3,858 and up (Catholic); $4,400 (non-Catholic)
Admissions: Testing required for academic placement.
Student-teacher ratio: 20-to-1
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: Yes

AUGUSTINE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
6310 E. 30th St. | 918-832-4600 | www.acatulsa.org
Augustine Christian Academy, formerly St. Augustine Academy, is a Christian classical school dedicated to providing a setting that is both challenging and supportive.
Facilities: Located in midtown Tulsa in the former University of Oklahoma Medical School library building
Educational approach: Classical Christian programs for prekindergarten through 12th grade
Programs offered: All three levels of the Trivium: grammar, dialectic and rhetoric; math; history; literature; science; foreign languages; music; and art
Tuition: $3,950, K4-K5 (full day); $4,650, grades 1-5 (full-time); $5,250, grades 6-8 (full-time); $5,950, grades 9-12 (full-time)
Admissions: Call for open house dates or to receive an enrollment packet.
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: Yes

BISHOP KELLEY HIGH SCHOOL
3905 S. Hudson Ave. | 918-627-3390 | www.bkelleyhs.org
Built in 1960, Bishop Kelley High School serves Catholic and non-Catholic families who seek a college-preparatory program within a Christian environment of concern, trust and growth. The school is owned by the Catholic Diocese of Tulsa and serves a student population of 825 students, grades 9-12.
Facilities: Located in midtown Tulsa on 37 acres that include the Stephenson Family Library/Media Center, a student commons, classrooms, computer labs, science labs, a theater, two gymnasiums and athletic fields
Educational approach: Providing students a Lasallian education that develops individuals whose hearts and minds are prepared for a purposeful life.
Programs offered: In addition to traditional classes, scholars and pre-engineering programs are available. Extensive co-curricular activities, such as retreat and community service opportunities, are available. Kelley also has top 5A and 6A athletic programs and competitive OSSAA teams.
Tuition: $7,750 (Catholics supporting a parish); $10,125 (all others).
Admissions: Placement exams and application
Student-teacher ratio: 10-to-1
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: Yes

CASCIA HALL PREPARATORY SCHOOL
2520 S. Yorktown Ave. | www.casciahall.org |
918-746-2600 (Upper School) | 918-746-2616 (Middle School)
Founded in 1926 and located near Utica Square, Cascia Hall Preparatory School offers Upper School students (grades 9-12) a variety of college-preparatory programs and Middle School students (grades 6-8) a traditional liberal arts curriculum.
Facilities: Forty acres of wooded campus with French neo-style buildings, including a monastery, chapel, performing arts center and athletic facilities
Programs offered: College-preparatory liberal arts curriculum
Tuition: $11,800
Admissions: Middle School entrance exam (entering grades 6-8); Upper School entrance exam (entering grade 9); application (required); shadow day (optional)
Student-teacher ratio: 12-to-1
Financial aid: $450,000 distributed annually to assist need-based families
Uniforms: Yes

CHRISTIAN MONTESSORI ACADEMY
3702 S. 90th E. Ave. | 918-628-6524 | www.montessorilearning.org
As Tulsa’s only Christian Montessori school, children 3-15 years old (preschool through eighth grade) receive instruction in classrooms designed to accommodate the individual learning styles of students.
Facilities: One-story facility containing multiple classrooms
Educational approach: Individualized, hands-on learning using Montessori methods and curriculum
Programs offered: Extended learning opportunities in core subjects: math, science, language, reading, writing, history, geography, sensorial lessons, practical life lessons, art, music, American sign language and Spanish
Tuition: $425, five half-days; $490, three full days; $525, five full days for students preschool through kindergarten, ages 3-6; $525, five full days for students ages 6-12; $550, five full days for students ages 12-15. After-care programs available for additional fee.
Admissions: School tour, interview and application
Student-teacher ratio: 8-to-1
Financial aid: No
Uniforms: No

HAPPY HANDS EDUCATIONAL CENTER
8801 S. Garnett Road | 918-893-4800 | www.happyhands.org
Happy Hands is a full-time, year-round early intervention program that is committed to developing language and communication skills for children, ages infant to 6 years old, who are deaf, hard of hearing or have other communication disorders.
Facilities: State-of-the-art deaf education facility
Programs offered: An accredited infant, preschool and kindergarten program, along with child care services, all in a Christian environment; a speech and language pathologist who meets with students individually and in the classroom; parent classes; fellowship opportunities planned throughout the year
Educational approach: To provide total communication teaching through methods of sign language, voice and music for tailored learning.
Tuition: Sliding-scale tuition
Admissions: Family interview and tour
Student-teacher ratio: 4-to-1, infants; 5-to-1, all others
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: No

HOLLAND HALL
5666 E. 81st St. | 918-481-1111 | www.hollandhall.org
Holland Hall provides a challenging, comprehensive coeducational experience for prekindergarten through 12th-grade students that promotes critical thinking and lifelong learning.
Facilities: A 162-acre wooded campus with nine science labs; six computer labs; a state-of-the-art language lab; three libraries; six art and six music studios; a photography lab; a dance studio; the Walter Arts Center; the All Saints Chapel; gymnasiums; an all-weather track; tennis courts; and athletic fields
Educational approach: Holland Hall provides an educational experience grounded in a rigorous liberal arts, college-preparatory curriculum.
Programs offered: English, foreign language, mathematics, science, social studies, religious studies, fine arts, athletics, and wellness (ninth and 12th grades)
Tuition: Preschool, $4,205-$10,255; junior kindergarten, $11,265; kindergarten, $12,690; grades 1-3, $13,100; grades 4-5, $14,675; grades 6-8, $15,270; grades 9-12, $16,575
Admissions: Completed application and parent waiver, teacher recommendation, copy of birth certificate and immunization records (preschool); application, teacher recommendation, grades from past two years and current standardized test scores, copy of birth certificate and immunization records (kindergarten through third grade); application, parent waiver, grades from last two years and current standardized test scores, copy of birth certificate and immunization records, grade-level assessment, interview with faculty member (grades 4-12)
Student-teacher ratio: 9-to-1
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: Yes

HOLY FAMILY CATHEDRAL SCHOOL
820 S. Boulder Ave. | 918-582-0422 |
www.holyfamilycathedralschool.com
Founded by Saint Katharine Drexel more than a century ago, Holy Family Cathedral School is a faith-based accredited school serving students from preschool to eighth grade. The school offers small class sizes and a diverse student body to ensure that all students’ individual needs are met.
Facilities: Located next to Holy Family Cathedral, the school is a three-story building with a library, computer lab and playground.
Educational approach: Holy Family Cathedral School is a culturally diverse school working together with Christ to create lifelong learners; articulate, faith-filled leaders; and peace makers.
Programs offered: MATHCOUNTS, geography bee, athletics, spelling bee, Duke University talent program, elevated curriculum for the gifted, reading and tutorial labs and more
Tuition: $4,500, preschool (3 years old); $4,225, preschool (4 years old); $3,650, kindergarten through eighth grades (Catholics); $4,560, kindergarten through eighth grades (non-Catholic); multiple child discounts available.
Admissions: Family interview and school tour
Student-teacher ratio: 14-to-1
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: Yes

LINCOLN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
1003 N. 129th E. Ave. | 918-234-8150 |
www.lincolnchristianschool.com
Lincoln Christian School’s philosophy is stated in three priorities: Godly character, academic excellence and extracurricular activity.
Facilities: Classrooms are exceptional in design, and special facilities at the secondary level are offered for art, music, science and computer labs.
Educational approach: Lincoln Christian School emphasizes good communication between teachers and parents, mutual respect and skillful conflict resolution.
Programs offered: Advanced Placement classes for calculus, chemistry, English and U.S. history. High school electives include accounting, art, drama, band, vocal music, driver’s education, economics, jazz and others. Elementary specials include art, computers, music, physical education and Spanish.
Admissions: Application process and family interview
Uniforms: Yes

THE LITTLE LIGHT HOUSE
5120 E. 36th St. | 918-664-6746 | www.littlelighthouse.org
Since the early 1970s, The Little Light House has served as a learning haven for children living with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and other challenges. It provides a program designed to offer special education and therapeutic services to children from birth to 6 years old.
Facilities: Eight classrooms, small and large therapy gyms, vision impairment lab, speech therapy center and four playground areas designed for children with special needs
Educational approach: The Little Light House uses a trans-disciplinary team program that allows therapists and teachers the opportunity to learn from one another to further a child’s learning and development.
Programs offered: Bible-based curriculum written by teachers and therapists; physical, speech, vision and occupational therapy; and an assistive technology program
Admissions: Any child with a major or minor developmental-delay diagnosis is eligible; screening includes family interview and classroom placement evaluations.
Student-teacher ratio: 8-to-1
Financial aid: Students attend Little Light House tuition free.
Uniforms: No

MARQUETTE SCHOOL
1519 S. Quincy Ave. | 918-584-4631 | www.marquetteschool.org
Established as the Sacred Heart School in 1918, Marquette School is dedicated to teaching Catholic values and offering a comprehensive curriculum to preschool, elementary and middle school students in an atmosphere that promotes growth, mentally, physically and spiritually.
Facilities: New early childhood development center and library media center, gymnasium, computer lab, playground, music and art rooms, and classroom technology
Programs offered: Sacramental preparation, athletics, choir, dance, piano, academic bowl, student council, National Junior Honor Society, weekly liturgical celebrations and MATHCOUNTS
Tuition: $4,263, one child (parishioner); $7,103, two children (parishioner); $9,703, three children (parishioner); $11,903, four or more children (parishioner); $5,450 per child (non-parishioner).
Admission: Entrance testing required.
Student-teacher ratio: 12-to-1 (pre-kindergarten); 22-to-1 (kindergarten through eighth grade)
Financial aid: Yes (parishioners)
Uniforms: Yes

METRO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
6363 S. Trenton Ave. | 918-745-9868 | www.metroca.com
This accredited college-preparatory school provides a well-rounded education that allows elementary, middle and high school students to cultivate their character while learning to excel academically, spiritually, physically and socially.
Facilities: Classrooms; athletic facilities, including a new track and field addition; an 850-seat auditorium; computer labs; and a library
Programs offered: Fifteen Advanced Placement honors courses; state-recognized music, drama and arts program; student leadership; honor societies; and championship athletics
Tuition: $5,050-$8,400
Admissions: Statement of Faith signed document, current transcript and standardized testing results, pre-admissions questionnaire and copy of birth certificate and current immunization records
Student-teacher ratio: 18-to-1
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: Yes

MINGO VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
8720 E. 61st St. | 918-294-0404 | www.mingovalley.org
Established in 1976, Mingo Valley Christian School offers a wide range of learning opportunities for prekindergarten through 12th-grade students. It is a nonprofit, nondenominational Christian school with activities ranging from athletics to academic clubs.
Facilities: Two-story building with two science labs, a recently updated computer lab and a library, all housed in the Memorial Bible Church
Educational approach: Mingo Valley Christian School adds a unique dynamic to private school education with uncompromising academics, programs and activities in a Christian culture built on faith, prayer, character and moral responsibility.
Programs offered: Mathematics, science, Spanish, history, computer science, life skills classes, theater, engineering design programs, educational-based clubs, leadership programs, and concurrent enrollment (juniors and seniors)
Tuition: $1,820 and $2,536, K4 part-time; $4,631, K4 full-time; $4,631, K5-sixth grade; $4,939, grades 7-8; $5,458, grades 9-12
Admissions: Pastor recommendation form, family interview and testing (elementary only).
Open house: March 1 (open enrollment available)
Student-teacher ratio: 18-to-1, high school; 19-to-1, middle school; 18-to-1, elementary school
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: Yes

MISS HELEN’S PRIVATE SCHOOL
4849 S. Mingo Road | 918-622-2327 |
www.misshelens.com
Family owned for almost 60 years, Miss Helen’s provides a year-round safe, loving environment for students in preschool through fifth grade.
Facilities: 19,000 square feet of space featuring a uniquely designed pod system for separate programs and state-of-the-art equipment, which allows the school to expand its educational programs and provide increased counseling and student services
Educational approach: Miss Helen’s Private School aims to provide a year-round learning experience in which all students are challenged to achieve their full potential.
Programs offered: Individualized and challenging reading and math curricula, dance (prekindergarten), physical education (kindergarten through fifth grade), music, Spanish, art and computers
Tuition: $750 per month (preschool); $740 per month (kindergarten); $730 per month (elementary).
Admissions: Family interview, tour, application and enrollment fees, as well as an annual supply fee
Student-teacher ratio: 10-to-1, preschool; 15-to-1, kindergarten through fifth grade
Financial aid: No
Uniforms: Yes

MIZEL JEWISH DAY SCHOOL
2021 E. 71st St. | 918-494-0953 | www.mizelschool.org
Formerly known as Heritage Academy, Mizel Jewish Day School is the only Jewish day school in Oklahoma. It is an ideal learning institution for children in preschool through fifth grade who are intellectually curious, excited to learn and desire optimal success.
Facilities: Located inside the Charles Schusterman Jewish Community Center, classrooms overlook Liberator’s Park. Playground, computer labs and library also available.
Educational approach: Mizel Jewish Day School aims to give all students an outstanding education in both general and Judaic studies by maintaining a supportive yet challenging atmosphere that fosters a lifelong commitment to learning.
Programs offered: Secular studies based on Oklahoma PASS objectives, Jewish culture and traditions, Hebrew language classes, music, art, physical education and computer instruction
Tuition: $7,185
Admissions: Valid birth certificate for ages 3-5
Student-teacher ratio: 7-to-1
Financial aid: No
Uniforms: Yes

MONTE CASSINO SCHOOL
2206 S. Lewis Ave. | 918-742-3364 | www.montecassino.org
Founded in 1926 by the Benedictine Sisters, Monte Cassino is a Catholic community school that serves students in preschool through eighth grade.
Facilities: Five distinctive buildings on a beautiful campus with a student activity center, performing arts theater, running track, chapel and new early-childhood center
Educational approach: Monte Cassino focuses on the intellectual, spiritual, social, physical and personal characteristics of its students.
Programs offered: Art, computer education, foreign languages, mathematics, music, physical education, religion, science and social studies
Tuition: $7,832 (kindergarten through eighth grade); $2,500 (two-day early childhood); $3,752 (three-day early childhood); $6,264 (five-day early childhood)
Admissions: Entrance test, student records, previous test scores and letter of recommendation from a teacher. Enrollment ongoing.
Student-teacher ratio: 13-to-1
Financial aid: Yes (kindergarten through eighth grade only)
Uniforms: Yes

PEACE ACADEMY
4620 S. Irvington Ave. | 918-627-1040 |
www.peaceacademytulsa.org
Peace Academy is an Islamic private school educating students in prekindergarten through 12th grade. It aims to provide a unique learning environment with high standards to students of all faith traditions.
Facilities: The school is positioned on 10.2 acres and also houses the Tulsa Islamic Center. It has a spacious playing field and two playgrounds.
Educational approach: Peace Academy promotes lifelong learning in an Islamic environment that inspires noble character and righteous leadership.
Programs offered: An academic curriculum based on state PASS objectives, as well as instruction in Arabic language and Islamic and Qur’anic studies; dual-enrollment or vocational training opportunities; and extracurricular activities including spelling bees, science competitions, soccer, Qur’anic recitation, community service and charitable drives
Tuition: $3,300 (preschool); $2,950 (kindergarten through 12th grade)
Admissions: Registration fee
Student-teacher ratio: 15-to-1
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: Yes

REGENT PREPARATORY SCHOOL OF OKLAHOMA
8621 S. Memorial Drive | 918-663-1002 | www.rpsok.org
Regent Preparatory School provides a challenging Christian-centered education to ensure students receive spiritual nurturing and academic success.
Facilities: A 71,000-square-foot building on 25 wooded acres and a brand-new gymnasium
Educational approach: Classical and Christian programs offered in prekindergarten through 12th grade (first graduating class graduates May 17, 2012)
Programs offered: Music, art, math, geography, history, foreign languages, literature and athletics
Tuition: $2,500-$3,080, Enrichment II and III (4- to 5- and 5- to 6-year-olds); $6,750, first through sixth grades; $7,300, seventh and eighth grades; $8,600, ninth through 11th grades
Admissions: Application, testing, classroom observation, required reading materials for parents and parent interview
Open house: 7 p.m., Feb. 9
Open house week: 9 a.m.-noon, March 5-9
Student-teacher ratio: 11-to-1
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: Yes

RIVERFIELD COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
2433 W. 61st St. | 918-446-3553 | www.riverfield.org
Riverfield is a non-sectarian school that prides itself on its belief in providing students with the “whole student” experience and having a family-oriented atmosphere for children 2 months through 12th grade.
Facilities: A 120-acre campus encompassing three buildings with the addition of another classroom building for middle and upper school students, a barnyard, a pond, hiking trails, outdoor classrooms and athletic fields.
Educational approach: Multi-age classrooms with small class sizes and personal attention
Programs offered: All basic courses, the arts, college preparation, athletics, world languages and summer programs for all ages
Tuition: $415-$10,130, various school day plans; $530-$10,225, various extended-day plans
Admissions: Depending on age/grade, application, student visit and review of records
Open house: 9 a.m.-noon, Feb. 7, 21 and March 6
Student-teacher ratio: Based on age, 4-to-1 to 15-to-1
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: No

SAINT CATHERINE CATHOLIC SCHOOL
2515 W. 46th St. | 918-446-9756 |
www.saintcatherine.schools.officelive.com
Saint Catherine Catholic School is dedicated to inspiring its students to become lifelong learners in mind, heart and spirit. It offers a blend of morals and values with a comprehensive curriculum that provides a challenging academic environment for prekindergarten through eighth-grade students.
Facilities: One-story building retrofitted with current technology and a computer lab, library and activity center
Educational approach: Offering students challenging academics in a Christian environment
Programs offered: Spanish, physical education, computers, art, speech club, MATHCOUNTS and athletics
Tuition: $3,650, one child (practicing Catholic); $6,125, two children (practicing Catholic); $8,380, three or more children (practicing Catholic); $4,515, one child (non-practicing and non-Catholic); $8,365, two children (non-practicing and non-Catholic); $12,260, three or more children (non-practicing and non-Catholic)
Admissions: Placement test, family interview and tour
Student-teacher ratio: 6-to-1
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: Yes

SAINTS PETER AND PAUL SCHOOL
1428 N. 67th E. Ave. | 918-836-2165 | www.peterandpaultulsa.org
Saints Peter and Paul School offers a diverse educational experience for its students, who are in prekindergarten through eighth grade, and believes that every student is entitled to an education that provides the opportunity for spiritual, intellectual, social and physical development.
Facilities: Located in northeast Tulsa on grounds that include a large play area and ropes course
Educational approach: Christian values are the center of the school, and teachers offer a warm, caring classroom environment.
Programs offered: All basic areas, religion, computers, Spanish, co-curricular activities and athletics
Tuition: $3,200, practicing Catholics; $3,500, non-practicing Catholics
Admissions: Interview required.
Student-teacher ratio: 10-to-1 in prekindergarten through second grade; 20-to-1 in grades 3-8
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: Yes

SAINT PIUS X SCHOOL
1717 S. 75th E. Ave. | 918-627-5367 | www.spxtulsa.org
Saint Pius X is a Catholic school at the forefront of education in Tulsa. Open to all faiths and financial backgrounds, Saint Pius currently serves students from preschool to eighth grade. Saint Pius’ mission is to promote personal responsibility and academic excellence within a Catholic community.
Facilities: Seven-building campus with a church, gymnasium, computer lab with 85 workstations, two libraries, tutoring center and language lab
Educational approach: Saint Pius X offers a safe, caring environment that allows students to meet the fullness of their potential through the belief that school is more than a place to come to learn but a community of people united for the development of students.
Programs offered: Mathematics; science; language arts; social studies; physical education; foreign language, including Japanese, Chinese, Russian, German, French, Latin, Spanish and Italian; music instruction in piano, voice, guitar and drums
Tuition: $3,834, one child (parishioner); $6,326, two children (parishioner); $7,668, three or more children (parishioner); $4,410, preschool (parishioner); $6,140, kindergarten through eighth grade (non-parishioner)
Admissions: School tour, interview and transcripts required.
Student-teacher ratio: 16-to-1
Financial aid: Available to practicing Catholic families who qualify
Uniforms: Yes

SCHOOL OF SAINT MARY
1365 E. 49th Place | 918-749-9361 | www.schoolofsaintmary.com
Opened in 1954, the School of Saint Mary is a parish school that aims to provide its students with a quality education while integrating their spiritual, academic, moral, social, physical and emotional needs.
Facilities: Two-story building with school library and media center
Educational approach: Traditional instruction for kindergarten through eighth grade
Programs offered: Traditional curriculum, foreign language, physical education, computers, art, music and religion
Tuition: $4,154, one child (parishioner); $7,033, two children (parishioner); $9,333, three children (parishioner); $11,076, four children (parishioner); $5,091 per child (non-parishioner)
Admissions: Placement test and interview with principal
Student-teacher ratio: Kindergarten, first and second grades: 15-to-1; all other grades have a maximum of 30 students with a teacher’s aid.
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: Yes

SOUTHPARK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
10811 E. 41st St. | 918-663-4141 | www.scstulsa.com
Offering such benefits as a loving environment, affordable tuition and the use of A-Beka curriculum, Southpark Christian School is dedicated to meeting both the academic and spiritual needs of its kindergarten through eighth-grade students.
Facilities: Located inside Southpark Community Church with a gymnasium, computer lab and library. In 2011, Southpark added a new nursery, taking children 6 weeks to 2 years old.
Educational approach: Southpark Christian School focuses on helping all students excel academically in a Christian atmosphere through teaching them to respect themselves and more importantly to respect God and others in the realm of Christian discipline.
Programs offered: Science, geography, basketball, cheerleading, Spanish (for preschoolers only), mathematics, language arts and Bible studies
Tuition: $4,650, kindergarten through eighth grade, full day. Nursery: $6,480, five days; $3,180, three days; $2,160, two days
Admissions: Family interview and testing
Student-teacher ratio: 8-to-1, seventh and eighth grades; lower grades vary
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: Yes

TOWN AND COUNTRY SCHOOL
5150 E. 101st St. | 918-296-3113 | www.tandcschool.org
Founded in 1961, Town & Country is Oklahoma’s only accredited, non-public, full-day kindergarten through 12th-grade program specifically designed to meet the needs of children with learning disabilities, attention disorders and Asperger’s syndrome. The school’s mission is to improve the lives of students with learning differences by providing a nurturing environment for academic, social and personal growth.
Facilities: Town & Country School houses its programs in five buildings on a 9.5-acre campus in south Tulsa.
Programs offered: Language arts, math, social studies, science, computers, music, art and physical education. Town & Country provides certified special educators, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, specialized reading programs, life skills curriculum, individualized assessment and curriculum, college-preparatory classes and vo-tech training. Town & Country partners with Tulsa Technology Center to provide additional classes for Upper School students.
Tuition: $9,660-$10,780
Admissions: Town & Country admits only those students with a primary diagnosis of a learning disability, ADHD and/or Asperger’s syndrome with an IQ in the average to above-average range.
Student-teacher ratio: 6-to-1
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: Yes

TULSA ADVENTIST ACADEMY
900 S. New Haven Ave. | 918-834-1107 | www.taanet.org
This private Christian school is committed to providing quality education in a Christ-filled environment to children in prekindergarten through 10th grade. With nearly 100 years of offering Christian education to Tulsa’s kids, Tulsa Adventist Academy is open to people all faiths who want an advanced academic program in a setting that promotes a Christian lifestyle.
Facilities: One-story building with school library, computer lab, gymnasium and outdoor play area
Educational approach: Tulsa Adventist Academy implements small class sizes to allow teachers to personally know and minister to each student’s unique learning style and academic needs.
Programs offered: Science, English, art, mathematics, music, girls’ and boys’ athletics, Spanish, computers and physical education
Tuition: $4,329, prekindergarten; $5,269, grades 9-10
Admissions: Family interview and tour
Student-teacher ratio: 14-to-1
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: No

UNDERCROFT MONTESSORI SCHOOL
3745 S. Hudson Ave. | 918-622-2890 | www.undercroft.org
Undercroft is a nonprofit private school serving children ages 3-15. The school was founded in 1964 by parents who sought a whole-child approach to their children’s education.
Facilities: Classrooms are child-sized environments. Outdoor learning areas are
located on site.
Educational approach: Montessori curriculum
Programs offered: Regular curriculum, physical education, Spanish, music, reading/speech therapy and after-school clubs
Tuition (additional fees not included): Primary half-day (Plans A-C): $558.87-$5,438; Primary half-day plus extended day (Plans A-C): $837.58-$8,150; Primary full-day (Plans A-C): $837.58-$8,150; Lower Elementary (Plans A-C): $883.62-$8,598; Upper Elementary (Plans A-C): $906.23-$8,818; Middle School (Plans A-C): $913.01-$8,884
Admissions: Tour, classroom observation, application and interview
Student-teacher ratio: 11-to-1
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: No

UNIVERSITY SCHOOL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA
326 S. College Ave. | 918-631-5060 | www.utulsa.edu/uschool
University School is a private school serving academically talented children ages 3 through eighth grade. The school strives to serve as a national model of excellence in pre-college education.
Facilities: Two-story building on the TU campus with a gymnasium, library, indoor play area, five common areas, paved and covered outdoor picnic areas and a butterfly garden
Educational approach: Curriculum tailored to nurture gifted children
Programs offered: Music, computers, physical education, science, mathematics, library, Spanish, Chinese, art and community projects
Tuition: Early Primary and Primary 1, 2 and 3 (Plans A-C): $8,976-$9,475; Intermediate 1 and 2 and Older Intermediate 5, 6, 7 and 8 (Plans A-C): $9,184-$9,585; Early Childhood (two-day to five-day Plans A-C): $5,020-$9,475
Admissions: IQ testing and parent form. Call to schedule tour.
Student-teacher ratio: 5-to-1
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: No

VICTORY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
7700 S. Lewis Ave. | 918-491-7720 | www.vcstulsa.org
Victory is one of Oklahoma’s largest private Christian schools, serving students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
Facilities: A 130,000-square-foot building with labs, specialty rooms for art and vocal music, an activity center, indoor track, library, outdoor stadium and indoor creative play center
Educational approach: Traditional, fast-track, pre-AP and AP courses available.
Programs offered: Balanced program of academics, fine arts, performing arts and more than 68 sports teams
Tuition: $702, K3-K5 extended day; $4,645, K3-K5 regular day; $2,721, K3-K5 half-day; $519-$7,358, one to four children, elementary; $539-$5,393, one to four children, middle school; $566-$5,655, one to four children, high school
Admissions: Open to families who agree with the school’s vision. Open house schedule on website.
Student-teacher ratio: 18-to-1
Financial aid: Discounts available.
Uniforms: Dress code

WRIGHT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
11391 E. Admiral Place | 918-438-0922 | www.wrightchristian.com
Wright Christian Academy is a nondenominational, private college-preparatory school that, for more than two decades, has provided first-rate college preparatory education to its students, with 95 percent of graduates moving on to college.
Facilities: More than 62,000 square feet of building space on 10 acres with a performing arts auditorium, library, laboratory and gymnasium
Educational approach: To prepare students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade for college.
Programs offered: Concurrent enrollment (juniors and seniors), English, history, mathematics, science, art, Spanish, various workshops to prepare students for college, volleyball, soccer, basketball, daily Bible classes and weekly chapel
Tuition (with fees): $4,452.33, prekindergarten; $4,266.31, kindergarten; $4,654.95, grades 1-5; $5,297.49, grades 6-8; $5,727.22, grades 9-12
Admissions: Application form, immunization record, transcripts, family interview and campus tour
Open house: 6-8:30 p.m., Feb. 10
Student-teacher ratio: 11-to-1
Financial aid: Yes
Uniforms: Dress code