We are pleased you have decided to enroll your child in an Orangeburg County School District school. We are, once again, offering online student registration and are pleased to be able to continue this time-saving service for families. Families who prefer, may obtain a paper registration packet from the school.
We aim to make the registration process as easy as possible for all families and are here to assist with any enrollment questions that you may have.
School Choice, Student Transfers, Out of Zone and District Releases Effective immediately, all school choice applications, request for transfers and student release letters from the district will go through Dr. Charlene Stokes, Director of Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Dr. Veronica Scott, Director of Secondary Education and Kimberly Ray, Parent Liaison Coordinator. Please see their contact information below:
Menus and other nutritional information, along with medical forms can always be found in theFood Services area of our website.
The Orangeburg County School District's Food Service Department is excited to offer My School MenusTMby Health-e Pro--a mobile app with interactive menus. You can download the My School MenusTM Mobile App from the iTunes Store or the Google Play store.
Click "School Menus" to find the menu at a particular school.
Pandemic EBT Cards
The first issuances of P-EBT cards for Summer 2023 will happen mid September 2023. Parents should allow 15 business days after that for the cards to arrive in the mail. Parents need to go to the DSS portal to make changes to addresses prior to August 10, 2023 at: https://benefitsportal.dss.sc.gov/#/pebt/addressverification. Please remember students must have been enrolled and attending school the last 20 days of school for the 2022-23 school year and were approved for free or reduced meals or attended a CEP school to be eligible for these payments.
PLANNED EARLY DISMISSAL TIMES
On early dismissal days, our schools dismiss at the following times:
- Kindergarten through 5th grade Elementary Schools dismiss at 11:30 a.m. with the exception of Dover Elementary school that will dismiss at 12:30p.m.
- Middle Schools, K-12 Schools, and Middle High Schools dismiss at 12:30 p.m.
- High Schools dismiss at 1:00, with the exception of Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School, which will dismiss at 1:30 p.m.
For any questions regarding the dismissal time of your child's school, please contact the school directly.
District Communication: The district utilizes Powerschool/SwiftK12 as our automated notification system. To ensure you receive email and telephone communication from the district throughout the school year, please make sure that all of your contact information is up-to-date in your account.
In addition to Powerschool/SwiftK12, individual teachers and/or buildings may use other modes of communication throughout the year.
Social Media: To increase our communication efforts, you may follow us on Facebook (@orangeburgcountyschool) and Twitter (@ocsdsc). Please ensure that you follow our official accounts to guarantee the most accurate information.
The Technology Department of the Orangeburg County School District works with the district’s educators to provide the tools and training they need to successfully integrate technology into the classroom. The department also provides technical support to district personnel for hardware and software.
Orangeburg County School District provides classroom access to iPads, Chromebooks, laptops and desktops. While hardware is an important component to the district’s technology services, the technology department also heavily invests in teacher training through technology-based professional development, ensuring that all of the district’s teachers are able to effectively engage students using technology.