"A community of academic and artistic distinction since 1997."
Students enrolled 230
Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Mr. Jon Corcoran
Transportation options no info
District Orange Charter
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920 Corporate Drive
Hillsborough, NC 27278

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(919) 644-6272
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5 stars
Based on 10 ratings

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August 02, 2014
Serious lack of diversity in staff and student populations; inequitable distribution of resources; hostile work environment; favoritism.

- submitted by a teacher
March 20, 2014
I am just finishing up my first year teaching at Orange Charter School and have to say how much I love it. The class sizes are small, we are provided with supplies and materials we need to teach, and the families are committed to their child's education. It really feels like a family rather than an institution. I feel lucky and blessed to be here.

- submitted by a teacher
March 11, 2013
This school has been a great school for my children. My oldest child attended 6-8 grade. My younger daughter is still attending the school. They really helped my children to succeed! Both my children have enjoyed going to school here. The teachers go above and beyond when teaching the kids!

- submitted by a parent
December 14, 2009
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- submitted by a student
December 12, 2009
As one of the students of OCS, I can tell you that this school has what is esencial for what we, the students, need to know. Though the school isn't big, nor fancy, it is all we need to learn. Not to long ago, bulliying was not allowed, now are scool can be in peace. Though being a student, I see little quarells every now and then. Well, even though the school is made for education, there are... er, friendships. For example, some girls, like some boys, and some boys, like some girls. Furthermore, some students do extrodenary on tests while some, do not. But by knowing this school, I know, for sure, they will teach everyone so that they will succeed! This is my review.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 24, 2009
Lack of uptight social climbing parents driving kids in silly bureaucratic environment. Rather, small, efficient, quality education with a great vibe that can accommodate my child's individuality.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
I love Orange County Charter School because they have vegetarian lunches and want an alternative to dissecting animals.

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2009
OCS is small, personal, academically sound with great teachers. OCS is accepting of diverse beliefs and lifestyles

- submitted by a parent
September 10, 2009
We hired Dr. Mark Borkowski to be our principal last year, and he is a godsend! Note that the reviews of OCS which rated the principal leadership as 4/5 were done before he came. Dr. B works very well with the Board and the teachers. Our teachers are a tight-knit, dedicated team, who are always striving to improve year after year. Low turn over - in families and teaching staff, says it all. People are here by choice and they love it.

- submitted by a parent
July 27, 2008
I was a student at OCS from K-8 and I graduated in '07. Becuase of this I really had a chance to watch the school grow. The wonderful teachers there really challenge all their students and thanks to them I had a 13+ reading level when I was in the sixth grade. I really appreciate the care I recieved there and I wouldn't change a single experience.

- submitted by a student
no rating July 07, 2008
I am very happy with this school. The teachers are loving and about the education and well being of the children. My child is above his grade level in reading due to the attention that he has recieved at this school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 16, 2008
We love this school. We have tried private christian schools and public schools and we think we have found a happy medium. This charter school is very family and individual oriented. Small class sizes and individual attention equals happier students with a better understanding of classwork.

- submitted by a parent
May 31, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
December 27, 2004
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Orange Charter
920 Corporate Drive, Hillsborough, NC  27278
(919) 644-6272
Last modified Orange Charter is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Orange Charter Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 14 reviews.