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Oxford Preparatory School’s 2024–2025 Open Enrollment Underway

Applications for new kindergarten through 12th-grade student enrollments for the 2024–2025 school year are now available on our website. Oxford Preparatory School (OPS) is an independent and tuition-free public charter school that is designed to mold students into future leaders through the completion of a rigorous curriculum while focusing on community service and developing an appreciation of the arts. OPS offers a college preparatory curriculum, a variety of competitive middle school and varsity athletic teams, and an expansive campus at 6041 Landis Rd. in Oxford. 

Oxford Preparatory School invites families of prospective students to learn more about the unique offerings of the school. All prospective families are invited to the Lower School’s (K–6th grade) information sessions in November, December, and January (RSVP required). The Upper School (7–12th grade) will have an information session on Wednesday, December 13 at 6:30 p.m. Information about these events is posted on the school’s website.

To be considered for a potential lottery, you must submit all applications online by Monday, January 8, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. If more applications are received than available seats in any grade, we will hold a blind public lottery on Saturday, January 27, 2024. All students choosing to attend OPS must confirm enrollment by completing and sending in an enrollment submission by Monday, March 4, 2024. After January 8, applications received will be placed at the end of the waiting list as determined by the lottery. 

Oxford Prep Continues to Demonstrate Outstanding Academic Outcomes During the 2022–2023 School Year
ANNOUNCEMENT FROM OXFORD PREPARATORY SCHOOL Oxford Preparatory School exceeded state growth expectations while earning the highest (tied) school performance score (80) and the highest % of graduates that met the ACT UNC/Workkeys composite minimum (64.6%) out of traditional public schools and charter schools in Franklin, Granville, Vance, and Warren Counties during the previous 2022 - 2023 school year.

With the recent release of student performance results from 2022–23 school year, results for Oxford Preparatory School (OPS) once again revealed outstanding academic outcomes. The accountability report for the 2022–23 school year is the second since 2018–19 to feature all components of the state’s accountability framework, including the calculation of school performance grades, in which Oxford Prep received an overall school performance grade of “B – 80”, the highest in school’s history since opening in 2013. In addition, Oxford Prep exceeded overall school academic growth expectations.

Oxford Preparatory School earned the highest (tied) school performance score (80) and the highest percent of graduates that met the ACT UNC/WorkKeys composite minimum (64.6%) out of traditional public schools and charter schools in Franklin, Granville, Vance, and Warren Counties.  

“We are thrilled about the promising results that provide strong evidence that we are closing achievement gaps,” OPS Executive Director Andrew Swanner remarked. While statewide EOG/EOC performance in all subjects in statewide performance showed sizable achievement gaps (31 points between White and Black students, 24 points between White and Hispanic students, and 29 points between Non-Economically Disadvantaged Students and Economically Disadvantaged Students), Oxford Prep student performance revealed far smaller achievement gaps (6 points between White and Black students, 4 points between White and Hispanic students, and 12 points between Non-Economically Disadvantaged Students and Economically Disadvantaged Students).

“These outstanding outcomes are a result of the efforts of our faculty/staff, leadership team, board of directors, students, and parents that have bought into our college-prep mission and made a serious academic commitment.  I couldn’t be more proud of our school community that has overcome so many of the obstacles that we have faced during these past few years,” Swanner remarked. “We are continuing to make additional investments and improvements to address any learning loss as a result of the obstacles during the past few years. We hope to improve upon these outstanding results to continue to demonstrate that our school is an excellent college-prep public charter school benefiting our community.”