New Staff Spotlight: Middle School Band Teacher Oakley Lyon


Where are you from originally? I am from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Tell us about your family and/or pets. I have been married to my wife Kursten Lyon for a little more than 2 years. We have two dogs named Copper and Axle. Copper is a hound mix and Axle is a German Shepherd/Great Dane mix […]

Save the Date for OCS Science Night


Dear OCS Community, You are invited to Orange Charter School’s Duke Energy Science Night on Tuesday, March 10th from 6:00-7:30 PM. The Science Night is an opportunity for you and your child to explore science together! Hands-on activities will introduce a range of science, technology, engineering and math topics in a way that is fun […]

NC School Report Card for 2013-2014


Click here to access the 2013-2014 NC School Report Card for Orange Charter School ( Yesterday, the State Board of Education released the latest version of its School Report Cards. For the first time, every public school in North Carolina received a letter grade based on its standardized testing results from last Spring. The School Performance Grades are […]

New Staff Spotlight: ES Music Teacher Laurie Siegel

Where are you from originally? I grew up in a small town in Maryland, just north of Annapolis. Tell us about your family and/or pets. I have been married to my husband, Daryn, for almost 10 years. We have a daughter, Danya, who is in first grade. Our family has three cats, Buddy, Little Girl […]

Apply now for the 2015-2016 School Year


The new student application window for the 2015-2016 school year begins on Monday, January 5th and lasts until 3 p.m. on Friday, February 13th. All applications received during this window will receive equal consideration. For further info, visit the OCS Admissions Page. Click here to access our Pre-Lottery Enrollment Packet for 2015-2016. Fully completed applications can be returned via […]

Join us for an Open House on Sunday, 1/25 from 2-4 PM!


If you are considering Orange Charter School as a future educational option for your child, then you won’t want to miss our Annual Open House on Sunday, January 25th from 2-4 PM! Come spend time on our beautiful campus while learning about the people and programs that make OCS unique! This is a drop-in format […]

7th Annual Holiday Hoopla: December 8 – 10th


What is it? The Holiday Hoopla is an event where students, staff, and parents can purchase gifts for the holidays. It is a great chance for students to shop independently, for their family and friends. Gift wrap will be available for them to bring home their surprise. What we need for a successful Hoopla… 1. […]

Save the Date: Fall Fest is October 4th from 2-4 PM

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October 4th 2pm – 4pm Come celebrate our school community and the arrival of Fall! Check out the sign – up genius to see how you can help Lots of FREE games and crafts Purchase books at the Book Fair Small refreshments will be for sale And MUCH, MUCH more!!!

2014-2015 School Supply Lists

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Click here to access a school supply list for all grade levels. Happy back-to-school shopping!    

Find a carpool to OCS by clicking here!


Orange Charter School Carpool Group Page Orange Charter School has arranged a free carpool matching service for you at Carpoolworld! We are very pleased to have you join us in commuting more efficiently and helping to save the natural environment while you save on your transportation expenses.