Free Money for Oakwood

Log into your Amazon account, go to Settings, click on Amazon Smile, add “The Oakwood School” as your charity, turn your phone / device to “ON” and start shopping! A portion of every eligible purchase will be credited to our school! It’s FREE money for Oakwood and easy to use. You will need to update these settings twice a year for Oakwood to continue receiving these funds.

Go to the Harris Teeter Together in Education website, register your VIC card to The Oakwood School #3523, and start shopping. Every time you get groceries at Harris Teeter, Oakwood will receive a small portion of the sale! Make sure to re-link your VIC card every year.

Sign up on BTFE.COM and add Oakwood as your school. “Scan” your receipt instead of clipping! If you do have Box Tops clips, send them in a plastic bag to school with your student to give to the Main Office.

Upper School

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.

Highlights of our academic program include:

    • Strong college guidance beginning in 9th grade and utilizing Naviance
    • Experiential learning a mainstay dedicated to living your learning off campus through international
      and domestic travel opportunities, internships and independent studies
    • Student support crucial at this point in a student's life - our teachers DO NOT let student slip
      through the cracks with a strong advisory system, Honor Code, and individualized attention
    • An excellent learning environment of small classes where students want to learn and teachers
      provide and guide a challenging reason to learn
    • Strong fine arts, athletics, clubs and honor societies for service, collaboration, leadership and passion
    • Innovation Lab