Oaks Christian School

Oaks-Christian-School-campus.jpg

CLASS OF 2018 STATISTICS

  • Average SAT Score: 1270
  • Average ACT Score: 27
  • 815 AP exams across 30 subjects taken.
  • 88% AP test pass rate
  • 264 Graduates will be attending 104 different colleges in 33 states.

COLLEGE ADMISSION

  • 91% of Graduates attend a four-year university
  • 80% of Graduates attend their first or second-choice school.
  • Graduates have attended all 10 of the top 10 universities in the United States as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

FACULTY

  • 1:14 Teacher to student ratio
  • 56% of Faculty hold advanced degrees (Master’s degree or higher)

FACILITIES

  • Main Building: academic center, collegiate-style gym
  • Bedrosian Pavilion (multi-purpose performing arts center): 3 basketball courts, 500-seat theater, blackbox theater, dance studios, orchestra and choir rooms, broadcast studio, costume labs, set construction space
  • Learning Center
  • IDEA Lab (Innovation, Design, Engineering, and Aeronautics) for engineering, materials lab, advanced physics, biotechnology, and robotics
  • Price Academic Center: 2 and 3-dimensional art rooms, kiln, 20-station photography lab with darkroom, graphic design studio
  • Sports Fields

Oaks Christian School is a nonprofit, private, co-educational school serving grades 5-12, that opened its doors in the fall of 2000. Our first senior class graduated in June 2003. In the fall of 2009, the school opened a new middle school campus adjacent to the high school campus. Fifth grade was added in 2014. Oaks Christian School enrolls approximately 1,000 high school students, and 300 students in grades 5-8. The school campus is located in a beautiful, suburban community about 40 miles northwest of metro Los Angeles in the city of Westlake Village.

MISSION STATEMENT

“To dedicate ourselves to Christ in the pursuit of academic excellence, artistic expression, and athletic distinction, while growing in knowledge and wisdom through God’s abundant grace.” The school’s motto is “Preparing Minds for Leadership and Hearts for Service.”

Our intention is for all of our students to become academic achievers, effective communicators, compassionate citizens, and spiritually-minded and involved individuals.

ACCREDITATION 

  • Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

ASSOCIATIONS

  • Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
  • National Association of College Admission Counseling (NACAC)

Oaks Christian School complies with the NACAC Statement of Principles of Good Practice.

Oaks Christians High School offers a rigorous academic curriculum, a renowned performing and visual arts program, and a nationally-recognized athletic tradition that incorporates the whole student—mind, body, soul and spirit. Passionate teachers leading small classes within state-of-the-art facilities inspire students to build self esteem, while challenging them to think independently, open-mindedly, critically, and creatively. The focus is on preparing students to lead and serve in a fast-changing global community.

Through purposeful active mentorship, our faculty help students develop practical skills of college preparation and learning habits that extend into all areas of life. We value precision in thinking, effective communication, independent reading, revision strategies, critical thinking, creativity, and most important, a passionate love of learning.

CLASS OF 2018 STATISTICS

  • Average SAT Score: 1270
  • Average ACT Score: 27
  • 815 AP exams across 30 subjects taken.
  • 88% AP test pass rate
  • 264 Graduates will be attending 104 different colleges in 33 states.

COLLEGE ADMISSION

  • 91% of Graduates attend a four-year university
  • 80% of Graduates attend their first or second-choice school.
  • Graduates have attended all 10 of the top 10 universities in the United States as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

UNIVERSITY ACCEPTANCES

  • Princeton University
  • Harvard University
  • Columbia University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • University of Chicago
  • Yale University
  • Stanford University
  • Duke University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Northwestern University

SPORTS

  1. Baseball
  2. Basketball
  3. Cheer
  4. Cross Country
  5. Equestrian
  6. Football
  7. Golf
  8. Lacrosse
  9. Soccer
  10. Softball
  11. Swimming
  12. Tennis
  13. Track & Field
  14. Volleyball
  15. Water Polo

Oaks Christian School has received national sports recognition for both individual and team accomplishments. Approximately 66 percent of high school students participate on JV and varsity teams.

Most high school teams compete in post-season regional and CIF championships. Oaks Christian School has earned 157 league titles, 46 CIF titles, five California state titles and has produced five individual/relay state champions, two Gatorade State Players of the Year, and one Gatorade National Player of the Year.

The high school hosts 24 different sports and 50 school teams. Students are recruited by colleges to play at the NCAA Division I, II, III, and NAIA levels. Several graduates are cur-rently playing professionally in the NFL, MLB, MLS, women’s softball, women’s soccer, and the Olympics.

ARTS

Students regularly submit photos and artwork to regional and statewide competitions, resulting in awards, honors and noteworthy recognition. The theater and dance departments produce several major events each year, including feature-length plays and musicals. Recent performances include Cinderella, Pippin, and The Sound of Music.

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

There are many clubs on campus, but a few do represent significant influence and demand considerable student time. Students who are members of these organizations are typically devoting many hours to the group and its goals. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Robotics
  • Mock Trial
  • Special Olympics
  • Science Fiction
  • Debate Team
  • National Honor Society (peer tutoring and community service)
  • Eco-Friendly Club (campus-wide recycling program)

In addition, many students contribute meaningfully by way of their involvement in sports, musical events, theater, technical production, local community service, and international mission efforts.

COMMUNITY SERVICE AND INTERNATIONAL MISSIONS

Community service is at the very heart of Oaks Christian School, and students are encouraged to serve and be involved in their community. All students are required to pursue at least 15 hours of yearly community service. The hope is for individuals to graduate from Oaks Christian School with a desire to give back, and to gain an understanding of their responsibility in the global community. In an effort to do this, Oaks Christian School provides several international missions trips yearly.

Highlights of student community service include:

  • Freshmen Service Day
  • Special Olympics
  • Mr. OCHS Charity Event
  • OC Justice Week
  • Teen Foster Holiday Parties
  • Community Service Fair
  • Action Christmas Shoppe
  • Dressember

Location

31749 La Tienda Dr, Westlake Village, CA 91362

School Details

Year Established:2000
School Type:Private, Co-ed, Christian
Grades:5-12
High School Enrollment:1000
AP / Dual Credit Courses:30 AP
SAT / ACT Average:1270 / 27
Teacher to Student Ratio:1:14