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6-12
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Kissimmee, FL
Students enrolled: 892
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3151 North Orange Blossom Trail
Kissimmee, FL 34744

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(407) 931-4803
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March 04, 2014
I absolutely loved going to this school. The teachers are/were understanding, versatile, and talented. This is a place of acceptance that fosters creativity. Since graduating, I moved to Boston and I am finishing up my Bachelor's Degree in History. The great thing is, I may have been a vocalist at Osceola County School for the Arts but the school did much more for me than train me in my field. I learned how to be well-rounded, explore different interests, and gained confidence. Although I am not planning to work completely in my field, I still have a passion for music and will continue to use the skills that I learned at this wonderful school. I definitely recommend it to any student with a love of the arts or even just an interest in them.

- submitted by a community member

December 25, 2010
this school is great because it offers great oppurtunities for students and most students need those oppurtunities

- submitted by a community member

April 02, 2010
This school has really changed my life. Im actually excited to come everyday and everyone treats each other like equals because we all know we're different

- submitted by a student

March 24, 2010
I love this school... I've been here since 6th grade and still haven't stopped loving it. Sure there are some teachers that are extremely hard when it comes to grading, and I as a band major am out from school a lot because of activities such as All-County and Jazz festivals. So for some teachers turning in makeup work is kinda hard. But the school is otherwise amazing! Getting an hour lunch is great for those who use it. Being in band is pretty tough because we're usually rehearsing for the first half of lunch... So the hour is GREAT! The school has a lot of fun activities like Color Wars (LOVE COLOR WARS!) and lunch time dancing (sometimes).. The enviroment is very homey and there are no cliques. Students here are very open and are who they are with no judgement attached. That's what I love most about this school!

- submitted by a student

February 02, 2010
I graduated from OCSA. It is worth while if you plan on making a career out of your art, but I must say if academics are your focus then steer clear. AP class schedules conflict with major area classes and other AP classes. I was in for a big surprise when I began college, OCSA definitely did not prepare me well enough.

- submitted by a student
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October 21, 2009
This school was an amazing experience, it gave be both a better understanding of my passions and a directed and well taught education program. All of the teachers have an arts background and this was a very neat tough. I miss the school and hope everyone else will be able to have the same experience that i did

- submitted by a community member

August 14, 2009
This school is the best school I have seen.This will be my daughter 3rd year in the school and she is loving it.The school has good disciplinary action towards the kids.This is great for kids that has been bullied and there is no peer pressure from kids.The kids learn to respect each other and do not discrimnate.This school also have programs for kids who need help in different subjects,which is great.I do not see other public schools that teach students to respect each other and also maintain their grades.These are students that will be successful in the future.

- submitted by a parent

June 10, 2009
Seriousy, parents who complain about the school being a 6-12 environment need to rethink their complaint. OCSA was opened as such, everyone knows that when they apply. There are always issues in any school, but the younger students are closely monitored and have access to mentors and extra help with social-emotional and academic situations. Many parents are looking for an elementary enviornment. We are all about the arts and academics....no playgounds here!

- submitted by a teacher
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June 09, 2009
I am actually a graduate from OCSA and in my third year in college. I didn't attend all four years of highschool at OCSA, which gave me the experience of a regular highschool first, and with that i decided it wasn't for me and attended OCSA. The academics in the honors and ap courses are great, when i graduated we had gotten wonderful new teachers. In response to homosexuality, kids at our school were exposed to the real world, involving our artistic futures and we learned to accept people for who they were. Parents who want to keep their kids from that, and teaching them to discriminate are causing problems in the world, its all about acceptance and thats why students love OCSA because were able to be who we are, with others who are just like us.

- submitted by a parent

June 08, 2009
Reading the reviews on here, I find myself shaking my head. It seems like many parents are very unaware of how amazing OCSA is. I am currently a student at this school, and I can tell you first hand that this is an incredible place to learn. I am a high school student, and have moved many times in my life, experiencing many different schools. OCSA has to be one of my favorite by far! The students are unlike any I've ever met. I've grown so much since I've started going to OCSA, and I really wouldn't want to go anywhere else. I'm in all honors and ap classes, and I would say our academics are definitely not poor at all...quite the opposite actually! There aren't MANY after school activities, but if there were any more, they would be poorly populated because there is no time for them! I love OCSA.

- submitted by a parent
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April 06, 2009
As a parent of a 6th grader I would say that as my daughter starter this school she was happy in the begining but shortly after the school started making lots of changes with out much notice to the students she began to go down hill from there in her moods and in her studies and grades. To me it seems that this school has a lot of instability that really needs to be worked at. Not to mention the mixer of middle school students with high school students, Well lets just say that it's not such a good idea.

- submitted by a parent

June 04, 2008
This school is great when it comes to art. They do not focus on any other activities. They do not chanllenge the students when it comes to academic. What I don't like about the school is that it is TOO open to homosexuality, and that is not a good influence to students. As we all know, the environment is what shape kid's minds.

- submitted by a parent

May 30, 2008
This school really looks at the whole child. The attention the students receive and hte extra help offered is amazing!

- submitted by a parent

May 27, 2008
I could say that tthis school O sceola County School for the Arts that Im a student there is the greatest most priviledged school anybody could ever got to I love my school I know that this school will take me somewhere far I love the arts

- submitted by a student

March 05, 2008
I was part of the OCSA Class of 2007. I can proudly call this a five star school. In the few years I spent there I was able to gain a better understanding of my craft as well as develope different skills and techniques! I have spoken to several of teh alumni and we all agree that this school greatly prepared us fo rthe college life!

- submitted by a student

October 22, 2007
I actually relocated to Kissimmee just to attend OCSA for my senior year in 06/07. At first the environment seemed different, more welcoming, with a strong air of open mindedness. But soon that all faded away and the more I got to know the students and the faculty the more I realized they were just as unwilling to accept as any other public school. As I did only attend one year, I can't speak for all the teachers but I will certainly say that the ones I was trained under had no right to be teaching. Truely the only pleasant people I encountered while attending was Mrs. Hill the guidance secretary and Mr. V the founder and (now ex)principal, and the only worthy reason why one would want to attend

- submitted by a student

October 19, 2007
Osceola county school for the arts has to be one of the best schools I have ever gone to. As long as your child is well behaved and focused on their major than they will have a blast!! I am a vocal major at OCSA, as students who attend the school fondly call it, and the vocal teacher is one of the best. If you are worried about cliques,then stop!!LOL there is no need to worry about that. All the students are very welcoming and very friendly. I find myself smiling all the time. There are no sports available at the school itself but you can enroll your child other places. For the vocal students there is gospel choir. If you are in band or vocal there is all county and all state. The parents that are involved are very involved. We do need a little more support from the parents.

- submitted by a student

August 07, 2006
Teachers really help the studends, great school, my daughter likes the school a lot.

- submitted by a parent

April 22, 2006
Great school. Would reccommend it to anyone who has a child that is focused and learns through art.

- submitted by a parent

July 07, 2005
This school is one of the best school I have attended. I have been going to OCSA since it has opened and I find it to be great for students in high-school because there are many activities within our majors and we can be a part of other activities. Although I do think that we could use sports because it will keep are students active and up beat. Our teachers are exceptional they are hands on and help us understand any thing we may have a problem with. In our schoolwe have very few problematic students and if we do they always put us back in line. We also have drama music dance and art majors which we can choose from. Our principal is very involved in everything and is present at all the after-school shows activities ect. I would have to say that most of our students like our school.

- submitted by a student

June 12, 2005
This is a very interesting school. I found its environment unlike many schools and a lot more friendly due to its small student body. As soon as you walk in, you can hear student playing the piano or see dedicated young dancers in the large hallway. I found that many parents seem to be involved, but there is still room for more involvment. Great academic programs are present.

- submitted by a parent

May 22, 2005
OCSA is a decent school. The interaction between students is the best part, most of the teachers do their job well, however the guidence department are probably the least responsible people.

- submitted by a student

October 15, 2004
Well, I am not a parent of the Osceola County School for the Arts, but a student. I am a sophomore vocal major at OCSA, and an active member of booster clubs and after school activities. I must say, that I love the school! This is my second year in attendance there, I was there during opening year, and I love it. It is enriching, and it floors me to no end how much I have learned as far as my art area, vocal repetiore is concerned. Not only that, but I would say 85% of the staff provides great teaching and administration. We are still young in operation, and there are definetly things that can be modified, fixed and addressed, I won't butter it all up. However there are along with improvements, many already positive attributes of the school. I wouldn't wanna be anywhere else!

- submitted by a student

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Osceola County School Of Arts
3151 North Orange Blossom Trail, Kissimmee, FL  34744
(407) 931-4803
Last modified Osceola County School Of Arts is a Public school that serves grades 6-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Osceola County School Of Arts Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 34 reviews. Top