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OCHS Gym Modernization

Local Funding Considerations:

Architect Estimate of Costs = $3,593,700.00
State Entitlement Funding (if provided at 100%) = 1,208,440.00
Total Local Funds Needed = $2,385,260.00

Option 1: New Bond Referendum Debt (Principal + Interest) = $3,967,087.50
Payoff of Debt - August 1, 2035

Option 2: Issue Remaining Bonds from 2008 Referendum (Principal + Interest) = $3,068,900.00
Payoff of Debt - August 1, 2023

Savings to Tax Payers on Option 2 = $898,187.50

Annual Tax Increase per $100,000.00 home = $46.96

System Preparations for SACS Five-Year Accreditation Review
~All stakeholders are invited to participate in the System Self-Assessment. Meeting dates for each SACS Standard are listed below.

System Self Assessment.pdf

Standard 1 Meeting - January 14, 9:00 a.m. at Central Office
Standard 2 Meeting - January 15, 9:00 a.m. at Central Office
Standard 3 Meeting - January 20, 9:00 a.m. at Central Office
Standard 4 Meeting - January 21, 9:00 a.m. at Central Office
Standard 5 Meeting - January 16, 9:00 a.m. at Central Office

Announcements / Public Notices
Non-Resident Student Applications
Now Accepting Applications for the 2014-15 School Year

2014-15 Non-Resident Student Application


The mission of Oglethorpe County Schools is to provide research based learning opportunities for students in a safe environment thus developing student skills and knowledge for graduation and college /career readiness.



As we address the needs of all learners, our vision is to:
·      Have all students graduate prepared for college and/or a career
·      Have a safe environment
·      Have all stakeholders work collaboratively
·      Have all stakeholders communicate effectively
·      Have all stakeholders take pride in the school system
·      Have all stakeholders take ownership in the school system



Calendar of Events
As required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Oglethorpe County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in admission to its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspect of their operations.  For additional information or referral to the appropriate system coordinator, contact the system superintendent’s office at Oglethorpe County Board of Education, 735 Athens Road, Lexington, GA 30648, 706-743-8128.