About Us

Oakland Elementary School is helping all students develop the world class skills and life and careerOakland Elementary School Seal characteristics of the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate by providing various academic and social experiences within a safe, supportive environment. Our school’s collective success is the result of a dedicated staff partnered with supportive families, working diligently to provide opportunities that enable our students to achieve their fullest potential and prepare them for tomorrow’s world.

With the implementation of our state standards, Oakland Elementary School seeks to provide personalized instruction through differentiation, guided reading and math instruction, and our school’s 1:1 technology initiative. Oakland provides unique, innovative learning environments through single-gender classes and inclusive classroom environments.

In our ongoing goal to develop the “Whole Child,” Oakland was awarded two significant honors. Oakland was recognized as a South Carolina ASCD Whole Child Award School in the area of engaged. Oakland was also recognized by ASCD (worldwide) as a Whole Child Vision in Action Honorable Mention Award School. This award is designed to recognize schools that have gone beyond a vison for educating the whole child and acknowledges schools that have changed the conversation about education from a focus on narrowly defined academic achievement.

We continue to make efforts in the area of health, wellness, and social-emotional well being. Oakland partners Oakland Elementary School Student in Art Classwith Wofford College’s Healthy Eating Decisions Program to implement C.A.T.C.H. (Coordinated Approach to Child Health). We also have a mentoring program which includes peer mentoring through our partnership with Boiling Springs Middle School. Oakland also received Smucker’s Foodservice’s “Get Out and Grow” Garden Promotion which included a check of $15,000 and a visit from U.S. Women’s World Cup Champion, Ali Krieger. Oakland was also recognized nationally as an Alliance for a Healthier Generation Award School. Oakland has received this award two consecutive times.

At Oakland, we are living out our mission by preparing students for tomorrow’s world. On behalf of the entire OES faculty and staff, we are grateful to our families for your continued commitment to our school.
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