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Oxford Preparatory School
Nurturing Potential - Inspiring Excellence - Developing Leaders
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Oxford Preparatory School

Oxford Preparatory School (OPS) is an independent, public charter school designed to mold students into future leaders through completion of a rigorous curriculum while focusing on community service and developing an appreciation of the arts. As a school community, we are committed to serving the surrounding communities of Granville and Vance Counties and to reflect the area's diversity in terms of gender, socioeconomic status, and ethnicity. OPS serves students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade. To apply, please visit our Registration and Immunization page

Our Mission

Oxford Preparatory School's purpose is to graduate future leaders who have completed a rigorous curriculum, performed community service, and developed an appreciation of the arts in preparation for the challenges of the college of their choice. With support from our diverse community, we will cultivate intellectual curiosity in well-rounded students by engaging in critical thinking and experiential learning.

from our executive director

OPS will draw upon all proven best practices for engaging students and facilitating their education so they can successfully complete the rigorous curriculum set out by the school. We will challenge students and teachers to never accept anything but the best from themselves and from each other. Each employee, parent, board member, and student will work together, knowing that for a student to complete a highly rigorous and competitive curriculum, all members of the OPS community must be fully invested in their success. All members of OPS will embrace a culture of high achievement, believing that mediocrity is unacceptable. 

At OPS, we strongly encourage all students and their families, no matter where they live in the surrounding area, ethnicity, family structure, gender, race, religion, and socioeconomic class to view OPS as a resource for a high quality college preparatory education. 


Andrew Swanner

Andrew Swanner
Executive Director