Overview

As the oldest independent school west of the Mississippi, Barstow takes great pride in its heritage and rich historical past. We are equally proud of our adaptive nature and innovative approach to education.
Official information of The Barstow School in 2024 | FindingSchool

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A- Matriculation
A Academics
B+ Extracurricular activities
B Community
B Reviews
B Int. student mgmt

Day S. Grades: PK-12
Co-ed
Urban
ESL: Yes
Day S. Tuition: $27,930
# of Students: 737
Teacher:Student: 1:10%
International Student: 3%
AP Courses: 22
Endowment: $20,448/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 82%
SAT: 1329/1600
IB: No
#129

US Day School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#2 Columbia University 1
#9 California Institute of Technology 1
#14 Washington University in St. Louis 1
#17 Rice University 1
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 1
#25 Carnegie Mellon University 1
#27 University of Southern California 1
#28 New York University 1
#28 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
#36 University of California: Irvine 1
#38 Georgia Institute of Technology 1
#42 Brandeis University 1
#49 Northeastern University 1
#55 University of Miami 1
#57 University of Pittsburgh 1
#59 Syracuse University 1
#59 University of Washington 1
LAC #13 Davidson College 1
#68 Indiana University Bloomington 1
#68 Southern Methodist University 1
#72 Sarah Lawrence College 1
#83 Colorado School of Mines 1
#83 Stevens Institute of Technology 1
#83 University of Iowa 1
#103 Saint Louis University 1
#104 University of Colorado Boulder 1
Arizona State University 1
#122 University of Kansas 1
#122 University of Missouri: Columbia 1
#127 DePaul University 1
#137 University of Alabama 1
#166 Bradley University 1
#166 Hofstra University 1
#166 Kansas State University 1
#176 University of Arkansas 1
LAC #36 Oberlin College 1
#263 Montana State University 1
#263 University of Missouri: Kansas City 1
Converse College 1
Grand Canyon University 1
Rockhurst University 1
School of Visual Arts 1
University of Central Missouri 1
University of North Carolina School of the Arts 1
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AP Courses

(Total 22)
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
English Literature and Composition
Environmental Science
French Language and Culture
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Spanish Language and Culture
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
English Literature and Composition
Environmental Science
French Language and Culture
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
United States Government and Politics
United States History
Chinese Language and Culture
Music Theory
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Physics C: Mechanics
Psychology
World History
English Language and Composition
Computer Science Principles
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Sports

(Total 11)
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Dance
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Dance
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 20)
Amnesty International Club
Barstow Garage Band
Culture Clubs: Jewish Student Union
Persian Culture Club
CyberPatriots Computer Security Club
Fiction Writer’s Club
Finance Club
French Club
Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA)
Glee Club
Amnesty International Club
Barstow Garage Band
Culture Clubs: Jewish Student Union
Persian Culture Club
CyberPatriots Computer Security Club
Fiction Writer’s Club
Finance Club
French Club
Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA)
Glee Club
Global Education Club
Knowledge Bowl
Musical Theatre Club
Online Learning Club
Pep Club
Stock Club
Smash Bros. Club
The Pretenders
Barstow’s oldest club
World Quest (International Relations Competition)
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Arts

(Total 15)
Acting
Music Theory
Orchestra
Production
Ceramics
Digital Imaging
Film
Painting
Photography
Video
Acting
Music Theory
Orchestra
Production
Ceramics
Digital Imaging
Film
Painting
Photography
Video
Video Production
3D Art
Art
Debate
Publishing
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1884
Campus Size: 40 acres
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: Rolling
Interview: Skype
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: TOEFLJR
School Code:
ISEE: 261605

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 6)
5.0/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 0)
0.0 / 5 Overall
0.0 / 5 Academics
0.0 / 5 Campus
0.0 / 5 Student Life
0.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
0.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 14)
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Frequently Ask Questions about The Barstow School

Tell me a bit about The Barstow School.
The Barstow School is Co-ed private day school located in Missouri, US. It was founded 1884 , and currently has about 737 students, 2.80% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit https://www.barstowschool.org.
Does The Barstow School have rigorous academic requirements?
The Barstow School is offering 22 AP courses.

In recent years, 51 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

The Barstow School also have 82% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do The Barstow School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 7.88% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 14.24% go to top 25, and about 1.82% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for The Barstow School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, The Barstow School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for The Barstow School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for The Barstow School in 2024 is $27,930, which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at sydney.schwartz@barstowschool.org .
Where is The Barstow School located?
The Barstow School is located in the State of Missouri of USA. The closest major city is Kansas City, which is about 12 miles away from school. Most families can choose Kansas City International Airport to travel in and out of school.
How popular is The Barstow School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, The Barstow School is among the most popular schools, within top 356 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also The Barstow School has been favorited by 44 users.
How to start with an application with The Barstow School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about The Barstow School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit The Barstow School’s official site: https://www.barstowschool.org or call them at 816-942-3255.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to The Barstow School?
Yes, here are few: Archbishop O' Hara High School, Bishop Miege High School and Bishop Seabury Academy.

The closest major city is Kansas City. You can find out more schools near Kansas City here.
What is the FindingSchool rating for The Barstow School?
The overall rating for The Barstow School is A-.

The section ratings of The Barstow School are:
A- for Matriculation
A for Academics
B+ for Extracurriculum
B for Community
B for Students and Parents reviews
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