Oaks Christian School
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|Oaks Christian School|
"Preparing Minds for Leadership and Hearts for Service"
|31749 La Tienda Road
Westlake Village, California
|Founder||David Price and Dallas Price-Van Breda|
|Dean||Nan Papenhausen (Academics), Karen Coyle (Students), Kevin Lindsey (Students), and Marcus Choi (Students)|
|Principal||Kirk Miyashiro (High School), Scott Rockney (Middle School)|
|Enrollment||1,500 (1000 High School, 500 Middle School)|
|Student to teacher ratio||14 : 1|
|Color(s)||Cardinal and Gold|
|Accreditation||Western Association of Schools and Colleges|
|Average SAT scores||1846 (as of 2014)|
Oaks Christian School is an independent, co-educational, college-preparatory, non-denominational Christian school. We welcome students, grades 5-12, of all faiths and backgrounds to experience the depth and breadth of an OCS education. Oaks Christian School is located on 25 acres in Westlake Village, California. The school colors are Cardinal and Gold and the school mascot is the Lion. The current student enrollment is approximately 1,500 students.
Oaks Christian School was established in 2000 through the vision of David Price and Dallas Price-VanBreda. The school emphasizes academics, arts, and athletics. In recent years, the school has come to national prominence with its football team, having won six consecutive Southern Section championships and seven overall while developing a number of highly recruited players.
In 1997, 18 acres in an industrial park were purchased for the original campus. Oaks Christian was opened in 2000 to approximately 160 high school students and 40 middle school students with the completion of the Price Academic Building. By the year 2002, most of the school and campus infrastructure had been completed, with the exception of the new Bedrosian Pavilion, a fine arts wing completed in 2007. Surrounded by the Four Seasons Westlake and Dole Food Company headquarters to the east, the Ventura Freeway to the south and a large industrial park to the north, only one property lies contiguous to the campus. That 7 acre property came available in 2007, allowing for expansion. In Fall of 2009, Oaks Christian opened the new state-of-the-art Middle School facility on the adjacent property.
Oaks Christian has a current enrollment of approximately 1,400 students, with approximately 70-75% of those students at the high school level and 25-30% at the middle school level. Admission is competitive, based on a variety of criteria ranging from primary school grades, ISEE score, an interview, essays, and interests. Students of any denomination are considered equally for admission.
Tuition is about $27,500.
- Eric Sonheimer, At Oaks Christian, name players are on the sideline, Los Angeles Times, July 11, 2008, Accessed July 11, 2008.
- Oaks Christian High School - Official school website
- 2007 Oaks Christian High School Educator of Distinction by the National Society of High School Scholars