Oakwood Christian Academy
5.00 (7 reviews)
Tel: (706) 375-7247
- Children who attend OCA are loved, taught from a biblical worldview, instructed with a high standard of academics, and encouraged as they develop social skills.
- At OCA, we are uniting a passion for Christ with excellence in academics.
- OCA Students in 10th-12th grade have the opportunity to earn more than 36 dual enrollment credits through Truett-McConnell University, simultaneously gaining high school and college credits!
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)|
Other religious school association(s)
Other special emphasis association(s)
Georgia Association of Christian Schools
Georgia Private School Accreditation Council (GAPSAC)
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Total Students||288 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 22%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||30 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||10:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||14 students|
|Advanced Courses||We offer ACCEL classes through Truett-McConnell College for junior and senior students.|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
(Please see uniform brochure on school website.)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Visit our website, www.ocaeagles.org/Admissions, for a detailed tuition list per grade.|
|Admissions Director||Laura Hulsey|
|Total Sports Offered||8 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,|
Cheering, Cross Country,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||2 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Arts and Music Programs:|
Band - Beginner and Concert, Competition Chorus
- OCA is fully accredited through COGNIA (formerly Advanced-Ed), NACSAA (North American Christian School Accrediting Agency), NCPSA (National Council for Private School Accreditation), AACS (American Association of Christian Schools), GACS (Georgia Association of Christian Schools), and GAPSAC (Georgia Private School Accrediting Commission)
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OCA is a wonderful school and a great family! Our kids love their teachers and all their friends. They and we have made life long friendships all the while learning and getting prepared to be the best person they can be. OCA provides dual enrollment so our kids can get a head start on college AND foreign language is offered throughout their OCA career giving them a jump start on working in a global economy. Not only do they have the academics to create great people but each child is learning to see the world with a Biblical worldview, a must in today's chaotic world. We are so blessed to be an OCA family.
- Posted by Parent - Melissa
We started with OCA when our oldest daughter started kindergarten. We now have two children there (5th and 4th) and have been pleasantly satisfied with the curriculum, the teachers and staff, the opportunities that our children have for extracurricular activities, and most of all, the God-focused atmosphere.
- Posted by Parent - Rebecca
What can I say? Where to start? Education is extremely important to our family. I spent countless hours from the time I was pregnant until my daughter turned age 3 researching schools (both public and private). My husband and I decided to enroll our 4-year-old at Oakwood Christian Academy. She is currently in the 2nd grade. We love the family atmosphere, the small class sizes, individual teacher attention, and most importantly, the biblical worldview. We are thrilled that our daughter spends time daily in God's word and seeks to know Him more. Our family loves OCA!
- Posted by Parent - Temperance Carter Shults
OCA is a wonderful school! Both of my children attended and they love it. The teachers are great and really care about the students - both academically and spiritually.
- Posted by Parent - Stacy
We have been so blessed by the ministries of OCA. We moved to North Georgia two days before school started. We were quickly visiting schools and were invited to come to the school Open House even though we had not enrolled or completed paperwork. Dr. Ray and Mrs. Garner made us feel so welcome and took so much time with us even though is was a very busy night for them. As a teacher, I was beyond impressed with OCA's academic standards and their genuine kindness to us was overwhelming and comforting to our girls in the midst of a huge change in our lives. Through this year OCA continues to impress us with their love for the Lord and the children they minister to. Our girls (9th and 5th) have felt welcomed by the other children and have always been included since the very first day. OCA is pushing our children academically in ways I have not witnessed in a private Christian school with strong standards and teachers who are overly equipped in their teaching craft. They will not settle for less then the best from each student. I love how every email communication we get is laced with Scripture and love for the children. My oldest daughter (9th grade) after the first month of school said to me, "Mom, I am so glad we have come here. I have watched these kids and not one of them is mean to anyone, I just don't get it, there is always a mean kid, but not here. These teachers and kids really act like Christians." I was shocked by this comment of my high school daughter who has been only in Christian education her entire life to see this school, their teachers and other students act in kindness and show her and everyone else the love of our Savior. My husband and I prayed for a school for the girls as we made this move and the Lord exceeded our thoughts and prayers in OCA, we are beyond blessed by their ministry.
- Posted by Parent - Anne
LOVE THIS SCHOOL, MY GRANDSON IS IN PRE-K 4.,, MS. FOSTER IS A GREAT TEACHER. MY GRANDSON LOVES HER. WONDERFUL AND GREAT PLACE TO SEND YOUR CHILD TO SCHOOL.
- Posted by Parent - Dannell Martin
My daughter has attended OCA for 13 yrs and will graduate 5/2013. We feel that she is well prepared for college because of her education attained at OCA. The Fine Arts department has allowed her to gain and strengthen her love for music, drama and band.
- Posted by Parent - laura
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