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Valorie Coleman
Public Relations Director
College of the Ozarks
Point Lookout, MO 65726
Office: (417) 690-2212

January 21, 2019

School of the Ozarks to host Open House Thursday, Jan. 31

POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — School of the Ozarks is hosting an Open House on Thursday, Jan. 31, from 7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Lower School Commons in the Youngman Agriculture Center. Parents and their families are encouraged to attend the Open House. Limited spots are available for the upcoming fall 2019 school year for the following grades:

  • Kindergarten – 16 openings
  • First Grade – 4 openings
  • Third Grade – 1 opening
  • Fifth Grade – 2 openings
  • Seventh Grade – 4 openings
  • Ninth Grade – 2 openings*
  • Eleventh Grade – 1 opening*
  • Twelfth Grade – 3 openings*

* Preference given to applicants who have either attended a classical Christian school or used the Classical Conversations homeschool curriculum

Purpose of event

A brief explanation of classical Christian education will be given and how it is implemented at School of the Ozarks. Families who attend will be able to observe Lower School memory time, take a tour of the facilities, and receive an application for the 2019-2020 school year. Applications will not be available before the Open House.

About College of the Ozarks

College of the Ozarks is a private, Christian, liberal arts college, located in Point Lookout, Missouri, on a 1,000-acre campus. Christian values, hard work, and financial responsibility comprise the fundamental building blocks of the “Hard Work U.” experience. The College earns numerous accolades yearly, including No. 1 Most Innovative School in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report for 2019 and No. 1 Best Bang for the Buck by Washington Monthly. To achieve its vision, the College pursues academic, vocational, Christian, patriotic, and cultural goals. These goals are mirrored in School of the Ozarks, a laboratory school that completes the K-college model.

The Keeter Center — the College’s award winning lodge, restaurant, and conference facility — was ranked a Top Small Hotel in the U.S. by TripAdvisor for 2018. It features historic lodging, fine dining, and meeting rooms. With more than 350 student workers, it is the largest workstation on campus. Follow College of the Ozarks at or on Twitter @CofOHardWorkU.


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