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Oakwood School provides a multisensory educational program in which students with learning differences are guided to achieve their unique academic and social potential in a nurturing community environment

Beyond Academics

In addition to its strong academic curriculum, Oakwood School offers a variety of complementary activities, events, and programming that develop the whole student while fostering a strong community spirit.

Leadership Opportunities

Student Council Association (SCA)

Students are elected by their peers as class representatives and council officers in order to conduct business that benefits the student body. The council meets once a week and provides a safe environment to learn leadership and practice expression of ideas.

Color Guard

Every day, students take responsibility for raising and lowering the American flag. Nominated by teachers, this select group of students take seriously their charge of honoring the American flag while developing an understanding of civic duty.

Fishing Buddies

On Monday afternoons, Middle School students serve as mentors to younger students by reading with them and enjoying other special activities.

Morning Crew

Serving as mentors, Middle Schoolers lead younger students in activities and games to help them jump start their brains in the morning,

Special Programs

Extended Day

For families needing to drop off early or pick up late, our Extended Day Program offers parents a variety of choices to accommodate their schedules.

After-School Enrichment Clubs

Students may register for a mix of clubs, such as Art, Theater, Sports, etc., to broaden their school experience and enjoy extra time with schoolmates.

Middle School Clubs

Students choose from a variety of clubs such as games, sewing, school store, and morning announcements. The clubs provide a relaxed environment for learning, teamwork, and skill development.

OPA Speaker Series

The Oakwood Parent Association sponsors various speakers and presenters to share their expertise at Oakwood School. Open to the greater community, these events showcase Oakwood's quest to not only remain experts in the field of learning disabilities but also be leaders.

Oakwood Summer Program

Continuing 40 years of Oakwood School experience serving students with learning differences, the Oakwood Summer Program is a bridge between academic years, combining the maintenance of academic skills with enrichment and recreation. The program is staffed by experienced Oakwood teachers who provide specialized instruction tailored to the individual needs of each student and who support each student’s social growth.

Community Building

Oakwood Parent Association

The Oakwood Parent Association serves Oakwood School by fostering communication, encouraging a sense of community, and supporting Oakwood through volunteerism.

Learning Showcase

Students eagerly look forward to this day in Spring so that they may share their accomplishments, progress, and projects with their classmates, parents and the whole school.

Thanksgiving Feast

Organized by the Oakwood Parent Association, this fall lunch provides a wonderful opportunity for parents, students and staff to enjoy visiting with one another and to reflect on Oakwood’s values. The Oakwood community looks forward to this event!

Sports Day and Field Day

Scheduled in the fall and spring, students look forward to a day of fun and teamwork. Students are divided into teams, which consist of students from different age groups and lead by the older students and a sponsor teacher. The days are organized with opening and closing ceremonies, and multiple activities in between.