Orangeburg County School District

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      OCSD Board Meeting

      • Join us live for the OCSD Board Meeting (February 13, 2024)

        Click on the word "AGENDA" to view/download.

      EPA and Orangeburg County School District Press Conference

      • EPA and Orangeburg County School District Press Conference • Monday, February 12, 2023
        Please click below to join the live-stream video.

      2023 State of the District

      •  Watch the 2023 State of the District address as Dr. Shawn D. Foster recaps the year.

        Click the word "booklet" to read the information presented in the State of the District address.

      OCSD E-Sports Lab Unveiled

      • OCSD unveils a new opportunity for students...the world of e-sports and gaming.
        Check out the videos below to see how we are preparing our students for the future.

      SC School Report Cards 2022-2023

      • District Report Card for 2022-2023 (Click HERE to go to website)
        SC school report cards 2022-23

      OCSD Strategic Plan Overview

      OCSD Magnet Academies

      • Orangeburg County School District
        Magnet Academies

        Explore our offerings now by clicking on the words "Magnet Academies." 

      Orangeburg Advanced College


      Let's Talk


        We aim to be the best, and sincerely hope that your experience with Orangeburg County Schools is exceptional. Our teachers and staff go above and beyond to create a nurturing and positive environment for all children, families and community members. If you have a compliment to share, we'd love to hear from you! Additionally, if you have an issue or concern, or there's something that we're just not quite doing as well as you'd like, please take a moment to let us know. We want to hear from you, so please complete our Let's Talk Form and share. 

      Let Us Help


        If you are a parent or community member and have a concern related to an Orangeburg County school, please begin by contacting the school principal.  If the issue cannot be resolved, your concern will be forwarded to the district director in the area your concern pertains. Should further assistance with resolving your concern be needed, our District Ombudsman is here to help! 

      Social Emotional and Mental Health Offerings


        Our Student Services Department offers support on a wide range of issues impacting young people, as well as adults. We invite you to review our library of mental health and social emotional support topics. These video overviews represent the most widely requested counseling sessions that are available for students and staff. To receive these services, please contact our Social Services Coordinator Lakesha Hart at or (803) 516-6052.

        Student services motivational videos


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      • 2024-2025 OCSD ACADEMIC CALENDAR

        The 2024-2025 Calendar is here! We hope that you will find the information informative and helpful.
        Should you wish to print or download the Academic Calendar, you can get the printable version by clicking the Calendar image below.
        24-25 District Calendar

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        Subscribe to THE CIRCLE, a weekly, subscription-only, newsletter designed to engage, inform and contribute to community stakeholders’ awareness of happenings within our county’s public schools and district. Click on the words "Join THE CIRCLE" to subscribe. the circle image

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        OCSD is pleased to announce a bonus program for employees who refer a high-quality teacher for employment with our District. Further information is available to employees by clicking on the words "Employee Referral Bonus Program." Please note that this information is accessible only to employees by logging into our website using your network credentials of User Name (FirstName.LastName) and Password.

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      • 2022-2023 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

        The 2022-2023 Calendar is approved! We hope that you will find the information informative and helpful.
        Should you wish to print our Academic Calendar, you can get the printable version by clicking the Calendar image below.
        22-23 calendar rv 10-11-22

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        community input meetings in February 2022
        Click on "Facilities Proposal" for current information.

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        The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. If your household is eligible, you can receive:
        * Up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service and associated equipment rentals.
        * Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
        * A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)

        Click on the word "information" to see if you are eligible.
        Emergency Broadband

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        Consider substitute teaching in Orangeburg County School District. You don’t need prior teaching experience­—just a desire to help students become the best versions of themselves. Click on "Kelly Education" for more information.

        Kelly Education

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      • CHILD FIND

        If you suspect that your child may have a disability, please contact our Assistant Superintendent for Student Services, Dr. Liana Calloway at (803) 533-6550 or OCSD's Child Find Team is here to help screen and evaluate children, ages 3-21, who may have a disability and are not receiving services.

        Child Find

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        Students in many areas of the nation are facing disciplinary consequences for their involvement in the “Devious Licks” TikTok challenges. In an effort to acknowledge our awareness of the challenges while discouraging our students from participating in these acts, Superintendent Foster and Chief Gibbs from our Sheriff’s Office have created a short video for students. Please click on the video linked below. 

        Superintendent Foster & Chief Gibbs' Video

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      • S.M.A.R.T.

        S.M.A.R.T. is a partnership that puts much-needed remote access to medical care in the hands of each OCCSD family. Simply click the S.M.A.R.T. logo above, or click on the app, which appears on all district-issued devices, to be connected to a webpage of telehealth providers offering virtual health services to families.

      OCSD Facts

      • 32 Nurturing School Campuses
      • 10,000+ Students Enrolled
      • 1,800+ Highly Qualified Employees
      • 3 Career & Technology Centers
      • 3 Institutions of Higher Learning