Mission Statement and Vision

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  • Project and Place Based Learning
  • 21st Century Skills
  • Focus on National Common Core Standards
  • Authentic Assessments
  • Abundant Field Studies


  • Real World Connections
  • Evolving Community and Business Partnerships
  • Reciprocal Parent and Community Collaboration
  • Service Learning
  • Interactive Setting with Extended Community

Teacher’s Role

  • Guided Instruction
  • Individualized and Personalized Learning
  • Provide Rigorous Coursework and Project Designs
  • Flexible and Innovative Learning Opportunities
  • Develop Authentic Lifelong Learning Skills Through Application
  • Help Students Achieve Academic and Personal Goals

School Culture

  • Multiage Classrooms
  • Responsive Scheduling
  • Increasing Student Choice and Responsibility
  • Authentic Applications
  • Student Driven Atmosphere
  • Strong Interpersonal Relationships

When you choose OSC for third, fourth, and fifth grade, you choose:

  • Multi-age groups of students sharing, learning, and problem solving together
  • Advisors are teachers who guide and mentor your child, and nurture a true community of thoughtful and engaged learners
  • Personalized instruction, based on your child’s learning styles, interests and readiness
  • Project and place-based learning that meets the rigors of the National Common Core Standards
  • Daily use of technology – including a Chromebook for every student – that gives children critical 21st century skills
  • Real world learning, including partnerships with local businesses and community members
  • Field studies that encourage students to explore the world around them
  • Service learning opportunities to become contributing members of society
  • Students collaborate through a range of projects that enhance their learning and benefit the great community
  • School days that include specials such as gym, music, art, guidance and keyboarding
  • Academic and social readiness for lifelong learning