Oakwood’s Upper School, consisting of grades 8th-12th grades, is the capstone to a student’s preparation for academic independence and strong character that has been developing in Oakwood’s Lower and Middle Schools. With the guidance of an outstanding faculty, our Upper School students develop writing, researching, debating, and critical and creative thinking skills, as well as a passion for life-long learning. Experiential and differentiated learning ensures each student in the Upper School has the potential to succeed. In the classroom and beyond, Oakwood Upper School students are encouraged and guided to cultivate wisdom, creativity and strong social skills that will prepare them for a future that is constantly changing.
Along with the success and importance of our college placement, Oakwood looks beyond college in the teaching of its students. The Upper School desires for its students to become game changers of the future - individuals who help to make the world a better place, whether through social activism, medical discoveries, or cultural engagement. Oakwood students will have a lasting impact - and the flame is ignited here.