"Excellence in education is when we do everything that we can to make sure children become everything that they can." When I describe Oakhill Day School to others, I explain that if I had you close your eyes and envision the best possible school environment, classrooms, teachers, families, and education,
... Read more you would see ODS. It is what I dream education will one day be for all children. At Oakhill Day School children are provided: Small class sizes Service learning/leadership opportunities Experiential education opportunities Counseling services Life skills curriculum and training Academic tutoring Individualized and challenging curriculum A strong sense of belonging and community Excellent exploration programs in Spanish, technology, music, physical education, & the arts Summer academic and enrichment programs Farm to school lunch program by Bistro Kids Team sports opportunities Technology intelligence and safety (130 computers available for student use- Multiple computers in every class, two mobile laptop labs, and one library laptop lab) Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/19/14
My daughter attend ODS for 5 years. She's now in high school and has nothing good to say about the education she received at ODS. There were some bright spots, definitely. However, the level of teaching for English, science, and writing were woefully inadequate for today's world. She has worked very
... Read more hard to overcome the deficiencies at ODS and has received numerous academic awards in middle school and ffreshman year at her current school (that she entered in 4th grade). Just saying. Read less
Posted by a parent on 02/02/13
To the person who submitted about the school's enrollment not growing... you obviously do not have correct information. The school has grown 25% and is pushing 300 students (around 200 six years ago). That is a lot of growth if you ask me! Awesome school, great teachers, wonderful community. I am
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Posted by a parent on 10/22/12
ODs is the best kept secret in the Northland. It take a special place to create life long learners who love to go to school. We have an amazing amount of family participartion and it's a rare place where all of the teachers know your child as they walk down the hallways. It is not necessary to have a
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Posted by a parent on 08/13/10
Good, personalized education for each student, regardless of level.
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Posted by a parent on 04/30/10
Oakhill has carried its excellence in education in early childhood and elementary into middle school. Oakhill's excellent middle school faculty and inspired program are a civilized oasis from public middle school. The students are bright, well mannered, and really seem to care about each other. What
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Posted by a parent on 09/22/09
Oakhill Day School works at each child's pace. For example, if one 3rd grader has mastered the Math curriculum, they move on to the 4th grade Math book. They have small class sizes and a fabulous Science lab where the students go every day. They are also dedicated to conserving energy and protecting
... Read more the environment. They serve organic food from local farmers, compost in the cafeteria, garden, use reusable milk cups instead of cartons...... It is an incredible place! Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/17/09
Our children have attended over 9 years and they have not only excelled academically but have the emotional IQ to be strong individuals and good citizens. Each child is inspired to learn. From Kindergarten on up there may be 3 or more math groups per class so each child moves at their own pace and
... Read more not the pace of the entire class so that by 6th grade kids are doing math at 7th grade level to algebra! Public speaking,reading music, learning Spanish, and a totally organic lunch menu make Oakhill stand out among area private and public schools. Why settle for Intro to Keyboarding in 6th grade when Oakhill students have already mastered Power Point by 5th grade? They have a great chess club after school for Kindergarten and up. Check this school out and you won't regret it. Read less
Posted by a parent on 10/04/07
Oakhill Day School was rated best private school in the Northland 3 yrs in a row. It's an outstanding atmosphere with great test results and the kids love it! Parents are encouraged to get involved and the board is always open about what is going on.
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Posted by a parent on 09/20/06
My child(ren) is/are at Oakhill and the education is top rate. The schools ITBS scores are the highest in the city and this is why we are there. On the downside, you have to put up with the political crap that goes on. The Board of Trustees is very secretive about everything that goes on. The less
... Read more you know the better off you are at this school. Put your blinders on and help the teachers out when needed and don't deal with the Board at all is the best policy around there. Read less
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Kansas City schools — Oakhill Day School is located at 7019 N Cherry St, Kansas City MO 64118. 7019 N Cherry St is in the 64118 ZIP code in Kansas City, MO Oakhill Day School is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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