Introduction

Oak Hill School (OHS) is an independent school in Eugene, OregonUnited States. Oak Hill School provides a rigorous college preparatory program for students with a 100% graduation rate and 99% college matriculation rate. Oak Hill is accredited by the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools since 1998. It is also accredited by the Pacific Northwest Association of Independent Schools. and is licensed by the state of Oregon. The campus sits on 72 acres of former ranch land overlooking the South Eugene Hills. The curriculum is very strong in Math, Sciences, Foreign Language as well as the Arts. The school also offers a comprehensive ESL/ELL Program. 

Location 
Eugene,Oregon,UNITED STATES
Grades 
8-12
School Type 
Private Non-Religious School
School Size 
Small (less than 300 students)

Highlights

Year Established 1994
Total Enrollment 205
College Matriculation 99%
Teacher to Student Ratio 1:8
International Students Ratio 10%
Teachers with Advanced Degree 94%
Gender Co-ed
AP Courses 16
Average Class Size 15
Average SAT Score 1270
Religious Affiliation Independent NAIS
Uniform Requirement No, although there is a dress code

Campus Features

Oak Hill School is located on a safe and beautiful, 72 acre campus situated on top of a wodden hill just outside the city of Eugene, Oregon. We are 10 minutes away from the University of Oregon (birthplace of Nike shoes.) The campus is home to state of the art sceince labs and a new technology center. 

Oak Hill School's culture inspires students to contribute responsibly to the community, develop a good character, and embrace a lifelong love of creative learning.

To provide a richer learning environment, Oak Hill seeks a student body that is diverse in nationality, culture and gender.

Admission

Interview Requirements 
Yes
Application Fee 
$100
Application Description 
100.00
Space Available 
Grade 7
1
Grade 8
2
Grade 9
2
Grade 10
2
Grade 11
2
Grade 12
0

Admission Instructions

1.) Student will provide written letters of reference from both a math teacher and an English teacher. These letters will speak to the student's academic performance, curiosity, leadership qualities, and integrity. 2.) Student will write a brief personal essay (250-500 words) explaining his or her reasons for applying to Oak Hill School. What makes him or her stand out from the crowd? 3.) Student will provide a recent grade card or transcript. 4.) Student will complete an interview, either in person or via computer (Skype or FaceTime.)

Test Score Requirement

TOEFL 
Above 60
TOEFL Jr 
Above 775
IELTS 
Above 7.0
Academic Strength 
Top 20%
academic strength explanation!

Estimate Total Cost

Total Annual Cost 
$52,800
Total Annual Cost is Calculated based on tuition, health insurance, and average local living expenses.
International Tuition /Year
$31,850
Domestic Tuition /Year:
$18,600

Courses

AP Courses 
  • Biology
  • Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Computer Science
  • English
  • European History
  • French
  • Government and Politics
  • Human Geography
  • Physics
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • US History
  • World History
AP Courses Supplemental  
AP courses are offered on a rotating basis, usually 7 per year.
Honor Courses  

AP Biology, AP Physics, AP Chemistry, AP Calculus AB & CD, AP Statistics, AP American Lit, AP Spanish Lit, AP Spanish Grammar, AP Mandarin, AP Computer Science, AP US History, AP World History, AP Government, AP Art

Special Programs  

Jazz Band, Rock Band, Design Lab, Film-making, college advising, college trips, SAT Prep, field trips, high school retreat, Outdoor Pursuits program, Art show, etc.  

ESL Program Available

Student Activities

Clubs 
  • Art
  • Cultural Club
  • Debate
  • Drama
  • Film
  • Foreign Language
  • Honor Society
  • Math Team
  • Musical Instruments
  • Robotics
  • Student Goverment
  • Volunteer
  • Year Book
Sports 
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball

Matriculations

Oak Hill School Students have been accepted to the following Colleges and Universities: Albertson College, Albright College, Alfred University, American University, Amherst College, Beloit College, Berklee College of Music, Boston University, Bradley University, Brandeis University, Brown University, Case Western Reserve, Carleton College, Carnegie Mellon, Carroll College, Chapman University, Clark University, Claremont McKenna College, Colby College, Colorado College, Colorado School of Mines, Cornell, Dartmouth College, Dominican University, Drexel University, Eastman School of Music, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgetown, Gettysburg College, Goucher College, Guilford College, Hamilton College, Hampshire College, Harvey Mudd College, Hawaii Pacific University, Indiana University, Iowa State, Johns Hopkins, Knox College, Lewis & Clark College, Loyola Marymount-College of Fine Arts, Lynchburg College, Mary Washington, M.I.T., Michigan State, Middlebury College, Mills College, Mount Holyoke College, Muhlenberg College, Musicians Institute, New England Conservatory, Northern Arizona University, Northeastern University, Northwestern University, Oberlin College Conservatory, Occidental College, Ohio Wesleyan, Ohio State, Oregon State University, Peabody Institute, Penn State, Pacific Lutheran University, Pitzer University, Philadelphia University, Pomona College, Portland State University, Purdue University, Pratt Institute of Art, Redlands University, Reed College, Regis College, Rice University, Rocky Mountain College, Rutgers University, Saint Mary’s College, San Francisco Conservatory, Santa Clara College, Sarah Lawrence College, Savannah College of Art & Design, Seattle University, St. John’s, Temple University, Texas Lutheran University, Union College, University of Arizona, University of CA Santa Cruz, University of CA Santa Barbara, University of Chicago, University of CO at Boulder, University of CO at Colorado Springs, University of Denver, University of Guanajuato, Mexico, University of Minnesota, University of Puget Sound, University of Oregon, Honors College, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University of the Pacific, University of Pennsylvania, University of Portland, University of Redlands, University of San Diego, University of San Francisco, University of Sciences, Philadelphia, University of Vermont, University of Washington, Washington Honors College, University of Wisconsin, Universidad Ibero Americano, Vanderbilt University, Washington University, Wells College, Wesleyan University, Western Washington University, Whitman College, Whittier College, Willamette University, Williams College, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

 

 

National Merit Recognition:  Oak Hill has students who are acknowledged for National Merit Recognition including numerous National Merit Scholarship Finalists.

 

Advanced Placement:  In addition to offering AP courses, Oak Hill students have been recognized by the College Board as having earned AP Scholar Awards on the basis of their outstanding academic performance on AP Exams.  

Eugene

Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. state of Oregon. It is located at the southern end of the Willamette Valley, near the confluence of the McKenzie and Willamette Rivers, about 50 miles (80 km) east of the Oregon Coast.

As of the 2010 census, Eugene had a population of 156,185; it is the second most populous city in the state (after Portland) and the county seat of Lane County. The Eugene-Springfield, Oregon metropolitan statistical area (MSA) is the 146th largest metropolitan statistical area in the US and the third-largest in the state, behind the Portland Metropolitan Area and the Salem Metropolitan Area. The city's population for 2014 was estimated to be 160,561 by the US Census.

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