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 OPHS?
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 will OPHS 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 two years and a permanent building will be
constructed for the third year.
Q: How is OPHS different than other schools in the
A: OPHS 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: Will OPHS offer athletic programs for its
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 conference.
Q: When does enrollment start for students?
A: All remaining seats will be filled on a first-come
basis. Parents can download and the complete the application
Q: How can I receive information about
A: All positions, descriptions, and application procedures are
posted on the school's website.