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 an iPad 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