Advertisement
Advertisement

Oneida Baptist Institute

Private | 6-12 | 300 students

 

Be sure to visit

Take along one of
our checklists:

 

Living in Oneida

Situated in a rural neighborhood. The median home value is $42,100. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $491.

Source: Sperling's Best Places
 
Last modified
Community Rating

4 stars

Community Rating by Year
2014:
Based on 1 rating
2013:
Based on 3 ratings
2012:
No new ratings
2011:
Based on 2 ratings

Sweep tile
No Purchase Necessary. Void where prohibited. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 AM Pacific Time (PT) on April 1, 2014 and ends at 11:59:59 on April 30, 2014 (the “Promotion Period”). Open to legal residents of the U.S. and D.C., 13 years and older. Each school that receives a new, published review will get one (1) entry into the sweepstakes, up to ten (10) entries throughout the Promotion Period. See the Official Rules for details. Sponsor: GreatSchools, 1999 Harrison St., Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612.

Rate this school

Click on stars to rate
Please select a star rating for this school.
    Helpful reviews answer questions:
  • What do you think others should know?
  • What do you like?
  • How could your school improve?
    Review Guidelines
    GreatSchools won’t post reviews that contain:
  • Inappropriate language
  • Allegations of criminal conduct
  • Names of students, teachers or staff
1200 characters remaining
Please read and accept our Terms of Use to join GreatSchools.
Please indicate your relationship to the school.
Registration is required to post your anonymous review
We will not display your name, photo or email address with your review.
OR
Your email address will never be published or shared.
Indicates a required field

16 reviews of this school


Sort by:
Show reviews by:
Posted March 24, 2014

I have had the best experience with this school and the staff. My child is attending Oneida and has benefited greatly from the independence, she is learning that being accountable for her actions and responsible for her words are hard work, but very rewarding. The work and sport program is a fantastic skill building tool for my, otherwise, spoiled child. This school has been a blessing for me and my family.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 12, 2013

I was a former student of Oneida and my experience there was not at all pleasant. I was sent there AGAINST MY WILL, plucked out of my school with no notice, didn't even get a chance to say goodbye to my friends, all because my stepfather wanted me gone from his life. I was in the 9th grade, placed in a dorm room with 3 other boys, all with previous police records, one of them was 20 yrs old! I was forbidden to speak in my room without the older boys' consent or I would get smacked. I joined the swim team to escape having to clean or work the farm but was always last to eat dinner because practice went late and oftentimes missed out on the full buffet. The teachers were ok I suppose, no real memory of anything "horrific". However, one week before Xmas break 2 older boys that were 2 rooms down from mine, pulled me in their room and sodomized me. I was too embarrassed to report it right away but when I went home for Xmas, I ran away to live with my aunt and never went back. This experience has haunted me my entire adult life. Looking back on it, I don't think the supervision level was where it needed to be. And why were there other boys living there over the age of 18yrs? Take heed...


Posted February 26, 2013

Excellent Christian school. I attended school here in the 80's and now my daughter attends here. I disagree with most of the comments on here. There is a work program here, as well as academics and Christian education. The teachers here make $6,000.00 per year so yes they are here for a reason other than money. I believe that every child should contribute (job) to where they live. I love this school with all my heart and feel blessed to have had this experience and proud for my daughter to share this experience with me. She also loves the school and will graduate (as did I) from here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 26, 2013

Love the school. It is a blessing to me and my family. It has helped me much in my academics and has given me a excellent work ethic.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 30, 2011

It looks like some students are being cohearsed into giving false review of this institution turned into marine barracks. It is not a school for the wayward children, but that's how it seems like. Otherwise, no discipline would be impose on the children that would be militating against their purpose of being there (ACADEMICS). I think something has to be done to the way disciplinary administration is imposed. How can anyone justify slamming suspensions to children and not making anything up for the lapses in learning that is impacted negatively by this. Parents worry and expectation and hope dashed everyday with "D"s and "F"s in their child's report. For example, my child was rendered help only once throughout the first and second qtr. WHY? Do you want to tell me my child's interest is utmost as promised when I visit the school? No, I don't think so. My child must leave the "Barracks". I want my child in a real christian school environment, and not this military barrack.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 29, 2011

The school is one o the oldest, and I believe nobody can take away that glory. However, there seems to be no way to measure up the academic lapses with disciplinary actions in this community. Accommodations seems to be one way only. Because the school is not taking tuition doesn't mean children academic line has to suffer in the "working". As a parent, I like imposing work hours or any form of discipline, but IF IT IS TO THE DETRIMENT OF THE ACADEMIC STATUS, THEN IT DOES NOT WORTH IT. I will probably take this to a very high level for people to see the way "Work" is being slammed on the kids, especially the new comers who who is just learning the experience of being away from home. There is a disconnect between the teachers report and the out-of-class-work hours. My child report is 50% "F,s", and never like that in his 5th grade. He was above average, and even above grd level in many cases. I am also pulling out my child and wait for him to mature more. THIS SCHOOL IS NOT THE BEST FOR SUCH AN AGE, I WOULD ADVICE SOMETHING LIKE A NINTH OR TENTH GRADE LEVEL.


Posted January 28, 2010

OBI is a wonderful school. Safety is of the utmost importance and will always be. There are so many ways to learn and grow into who God wants you to be. I attended and still have many friends that I speak with on a daily basis. They are very structured as far as schedules are concerned and many of the children need and desire such a structured environment. Education reaches far beyond that of text books and chalk boards, but caters to the entire person... body, mind and spirit. This is a wonderful place with many wonderful people that continue to bless long after graduation!
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 21, 2009

My name is Danielle and I acutally went to OBI for eight months of my senior year and fell inlove with the school. The fact that parents are saying that the school doesn't have the best interest in your child is not true! The people at that school who work there receive under $6,000 dollars a year and consider it a mission feild! Don't care? Oh- I beleive they care very much so. Puritan views? What puritan views....ummm- if you think OBI is puritan than the college I am going to is a concentration camp because the college I am going to is by FAR way more strict than OBI. OBI is a place where kids learn how to grow up. The fondest memories of mine are at OBI and I want to thank them for doing what they do- I really miss the place...and the friends.


Posted July 16, 2009

Not very good at taking care of kids.They do not have the safety or the best interest for your child
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 16, 2009

They do not have the safety or the best interest for your child. the children are not very good
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 20, 2009

This school creates an atmosphere that is very hostile toward all non-conformity in reguards to their unnecessary, narrow puritain views. The teachers are great, but the school as a whole is terrible.


Posted April 14, 2008

well my brother has recently joined the school and he seem to be doing good or has improved his grades, He is actuaaly an international student and i am proud of what he is able to accomplish in such a short time. He seem to have adapted well to the school environment although it is his first time living away in a foriegn land. I would appreciate if there is a way for those families to see the scores of the kids in an easy way or if u could email it to us directly. other than that thank u for what u do


Posted June 20, 2007

My daughter is a student here and I think it is a great school. Grades have improved and she has a more postive outlook on what her career choice is. She has been a student for 2 years. Thanks OBI
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 7, 2007

I am not a parent either. But I graduated from Oneida Baptist and I can say it is a place where you make friends forever. At times it can be a hard place to live because you are around everybody all the time. But I miss it very much now that I am gone. If you want a place where your child can have a good christian atomsphere, a lot of discipline and feel loved and not alone. This is the place for them! Check it out!
—Submitted by a former student


Posted September 29, 2006

Ummm...I am accualy a dorm student at obi and i have learned much and am more resoponsible.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 17, 2006

I feel Onedia Baptisit Institute (OBI as it is know by the children of that school) is a school to aviod. They do not have the safety or the best interest for your child.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

We currently do not have any test score information for this school. Unlike public schools, private schools are not always required to report data about their schools or not required to take the same tests as public schools. Many private schools take different standardized tests; however, that information is often made available only to families of enrolled students. We strive to acquire additional private school data whenever available.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 75% 11%
White 18% 85%
Asian 5% N/A
Hispanic 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Two or more races 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

Oops! We currently do not have any teacher information for this school. We rely on the state Department of Education, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), and in some cases school administrators such as registrars and principals for this data.

What makes a great teacher? Study after study shows the single most important factor determining the quality of the education a child receives is the quality of his teacher. Here are some characteristics to look for »

Let your school shine!

School leaders: Help your school shine on GreatSchools
by verifying community responses, adding program highlights
and more! Get started »

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab
Note: Data provided by school administrators and community.
School leaders, update and verify information here.

Let your school shine!

School leaders: Help your school shine on GreatSchools
by verifying community responses, adding program highlights
and more! Get started »

School basics

Gender
  • Coed
Affiliation
  • Baptist
Associations
  • SBACS
Fax number
  • (606) 847-4496

Programs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus

Don't understand these terms?
  • Religious

Resources

School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Library
Note: Data provided by school administrators and community.
School leaders, update and verify information here.

Let your school shine!

School leaders: Help your school shine on GreatSchools
by verifying community responses, adding program highlights
and more! Get started »

Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Note: Data provided by school administrators and community.
School leaders, update and verify information here.

Upcoming Events

No upcoming events found for this school
Searching for school events...
Date
Title
  • {{date}}
    {{title}}
Export calendar
Outlook.com
Microsoft Outlook
iCal Format
Google Calendar
Print Calendar
Uploading, please wait...
POWERED BY
Tandem

Apply

 

TIP: Don't forget to ask about documents required for enrollment, such as your child's birth certificate, proof of address, or a record of immunizations.

 
Apply now
Notice an inaccuracy? Let us know!

11 Mulberry St
Oneida, KY 40972
Website: Click here
Phone: (606) 847-4111

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Compare this school
to nearby schools

Compare schools »

Compare

Add this school to compare

Nearby schools




Buckhorn School
Buckhorn, KY




ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT