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Our School

Oxford Elementary School, as part of the Oxford City School System, embodies a commitment to providing a nurturing and inclusive environment where every child can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. With a focus on individualized instruction and a dedication to fostering critical thinking skills, the school ensures that each student reaches their full potential.

The school's adherence to Standards Referenced Grading, aligned with Alabama's Course of Study, underscores its dedication to maintaining high academic standards and ensuring that students meet grade-level expectations. Moreover, the diverse array of special instruction opportunities in areas such as Art, Music, MakerSpace, and Technology enriches the educational experience, catering to varied interests and learning styles.
At Oxford Elementary School, several core beliefs guide the educational philosophy:

  • Belief in the Potential of Every Child: Recognizing that all children are capable of learning, the school prioritizes creating an environment where each student can flourish.
  • Active Participation and Collaboration: Students are encouraged to actively engage, collaborate with peers, and think critically, fostering a dynamic learning community.
  • Safety and Well-being: Ensuring a safe and healthy environment is paramount, laying the foundation for optimal learning and growth.
  • Empowerment and Positive Impact: Instilling a belief in students that they can make a positive difference in the world cultivates a sense of agency and responsibility.
  • Embrace Diversity: Valuing and respecting diversity fosters a sense of inclusivity and prepares students to appreciate the richness of the world around them.
  • Role of Faculty and Staff: Faculty and staff are recognized as integral partners in facilitating learning and innovation, driving the school's success.
  • Community Partnership: Engaging parents and the broader community as valuable allies in supporting student achievement strengthens the school's impact and fosters a sense of shared responsibility.
  • Leadership and Service: Cultivating leadership skills and a spirit of service among students contributes to the overall success of the school and prepares them to be active contributors to society.

The mission of the Oxford City School System reflects a commitment to academic excellence, individualized instruction, and the effective utilization of resources to ensure the success of all students. Similarly, the vision underscores a dedication to leadership in education, providing comprehensive support from kindergarten through graduation to equip students with the tools for success in a rapidly changing world.