Q: What is a charter school?
A: A charter school provides parents with a choice in the
education of their children. The schools have open enrollment
with no discrimination, no religious association, and no
Q: How much would it cost to attend OPS?
A: Charter schools are tuition free. Public tax dollars
are the primary funding sources for charter schools. Local,
state, and federal dollars follow the child to a charter
Q: Where is OPS be located?
A: 6041 Landis Rd. Oxford, NC 27565 - This is a
new site under development. A temporary modular campus will
be used for the first few years and a permanent building will be
constructed on the same site.
Q: How is OPS different than other schools in the
A: OPS is not only centered on a college preparatory curriculum
but has a unique focus on the arts and community service in order
to develop well-rounded students.
Q: Do you have to live in Oxford or Granville County to
A: No. As a NC charter school, Oxford Preparatory would be
open to any student who is domiciled in North Carolina. If
there are more applicants than spaces, a blind public lottery will
Q: Does OPS offer athletic
programs for its students?
A: Yes; at present, the following JV sports are offered (Cross
Country, Men's Soccer, Volleyball, Men's Basketball, Swimming,
Women's Basketball, Baseball, Softball, and Women's Soccer), but
additional programs may be added with demand and availability of
facilities. In the third year JV teams will become Varsity
teams and compete in a NCHSAA and Tar-Roanoke conference.
Q: When does enrollment start for students?
A: The open enrollment period will last four months. To be
considered for a potential lottery, all applications must be turned
in to the office or postmarked by Friday, February 27, 2015. If
more applications are received than available seats in the 8th,
9th, 10th, or 11th grade, a blind public lottery will be held on
Saturday, March 7, 2015. All students choosing to attend OPS will
need to confirm enrollment by completing and sending in an
enrollment packet by March 27, 2015. After February 27,
applications will continue to be accepted, and processed in the
order they are received.
Q: How can I receive information about
A: All positions, descriptions, and application procedures are
posted on the school's website.