A community of academic and artistic distinction since 1997
  • Middle School Strings Program

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  • Innovative teaching practices

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  • Experiential learning within a STEAM framework

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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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  • The premiere school-based arts program in the area

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  • Elementary-level ukulele instruction

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  • Joyful students, parents, and teachers!

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  • Our teachers are superheroes!

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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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  • Parent volunteerism supports our STEAM focus on making our ideas

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

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OCS News


New Staff Spotlight: Middle School Band Teacher Oakley Lyon


Save the Date for OCS Science Night


NC School Report Card for 2013-2014

Principal’s Blog


February 25th Principal’s Update

Orange Charter Families, Wow! The Winter of 2014/2015 will go down as one of the “all-timers”. This has been a wildly unpredictable season, even by North Carolina standards. What an awesome time to be a kid and equally challenging time to be a parent! As I lament the loss of so much quality learning time, I find solace in the fact that “no one controls the weather” and that the countless snow days I enjoyed as a kid didn’t seem to cause any (permanent) damage to my academic career. The … [Read More...]

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Orange Charter School

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Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone (919) 644-6272
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