Oconee Academy strives to meet the unique needs of diverse students in a safe and nurturing environment that fosters mutual respect.
Our Vision & Beliefs
Oconee Academy envisions an alternative setting where our diverse student population has an opportunity to successfully integrate back into the home school environment.
We believe in:
- Providing a healthy and safe learning environment
- Creating lifelong learners through rigorous, relevant learning experiences
- Utilization of critical thinking and problem-solving skills
- Student-centered, personalized education
- Being an integral part of the home school, family and community
- Civic and personal responsibility
SDOC High Schools Temporarily Move to Virtual Instruction
Wednesday, January 12th through Friday, January 14th
Like many other districts and the community as a whole, the School District of Oconee County is experiencing a large number of COVID-19 cases among students and staff. As a result, the district is facing critical staffing shortages.
To maintain our goal of keeping as many students in school as possible and to address the staffing shortage, we have made the difficult decision to move all high school students to virtual learning for Wednesday, January 12th through Friday, January 14th. High school students will return to school on Tuesday, January 18th.
As a reminder, Monday, January 17th is a holiday for all students and staff in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and SC DHEC have issued new guidance that reduces COVID-19 isolation and quarantine length. The School District of Oconee County has instituted these changes in our COVID-19 Guidelines available on our website.
SDOC Announces 2022 4K Screening Dates
Please call 864-718-5133 as soon as possible to schedule an appointment.
Families with children who will be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2022 are encouraged to schedule a 4K screening to determine if their child is eligible to attend an SDOC 4K program.
This information is being sent as a reminder of the district’s inclement weather procedures.
Any decision to move to eLearning will be made by 6:00AM.
Announcement of a decision to move to eLearning will be made through the following outlets:
- SDOC/school websites & SDOC App (immediate posting with up to date information)
- School Messenger Call System (delivered to parents & staff via phone, email or text)
- Radio (WGOG–101.7FM, The Lake 94.1 or 1150AM, WCCP-105.5FM, WJMZ 107.3)
- Local TV (WYFF-4, WSPA-7, WHNS-21)
- Twitter @OconeeSC_school
- Facebook – School District of Oconee County
As the district announced last week, the SC State Department of Education re-instituted the requirement of face masks for students and drivers** on buses. School districts were given until August 30th to be in compliance. The SCDE released a revised memo on Friday, August 26th, to clarify that districts shall implement disciplinary measures for not wearing the mask.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households.