A community of academic and artistic distinction since 1997
  • Experiential learning within a STEAM framework

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  • Parent volunteerism supports our STEAM focus on making our ideas

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  • Our Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) instructional focus makes learning more engaging, fun, and relevant

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  • A STEAM approach promotes the 4 C’s of 21st Century Learning: Creativity, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, & Communication

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  • Our teachers are superheroes!

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  • A technology-rich environment to support student learning and research

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  • Middle School Strings Program

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  • Elementary-level ukulele instruction

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  • Joyful students, parents, and teachers!

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  • Innovative teaching practices

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  • The premiere school-based arts program in the area

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OCS News

Photo album from Alice @ Wonderland


Check out our Alice @ Wonderland Promo Video!


New Staff Spotlight: Middle School Band Teacher Oakley Lyon

Principal’s Blog


End-of-Year Message From Mr. Corcoran

Orange Charter Families, Wow! What an incredibly busy yet exciting time of year at home, work, & school as seemingly everything (school,  dance, scouts, sports, etc…) wraps up at the same time (just while summer and next year planning is peaking as well)! I am sure that all of our OCS families can relate to this statement to some degree. However, the work and stress are definitely worthwhile when you reflect back on all that our individual students and school community have accomplished in … [Read More...]

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Hillsborough, NC 27278
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"Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel." - Socrates