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Lake Oconee Academy

A public charter school in Greensboro, Ga., Lake Oconee Academy is proud to offer another educational opportunity for the students of Greene County. Currently serving grades Pre-K through 10th grade, Lake Oconee Academy is a college preparatory school promoting an atmosphere of high expectations and high achievement for all children. As the number of grades served expands into high school, all students will be expected to take honors classes with Advanced Placement courses available.

Lake Oconee Academy moved into its permanent campus on Carey Station Road at the beginning of the 2010-11 school year. Lake Oconee Academy serves under the direction of CEO Dr. Otho Tucker.

News

recently at Lake Oconee Academy ...

Lake Oconee Academy (LOA) has received approval to participate in the International Skills Diploma Seal (ISDS) program from the Georgia Department of Education. The ISDS is awarded to graduating high school students who complete an international education curriculum and engage in extracurricular activities and experiences that foster the achievement of global competencies.

Lake Oconee Academy (LOA) has been selected as one of the five finalists for Georgia Charter School of the Year. Sponsored by The Coca-Cola Foundation, the award will be presented at the Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA) Annual Conference in February.

LOA AP students exam scores
The results are in, and Lake Oconee Academy students’ scores ranked well above the Georgia and national mean, or average, score.
Frequently Asked Questions
(click a question below to get the facts)
A charter school is a public school that is operating under the terms of a “charter” or contract. In Georgia, a startup or locally approved charter school such as LOA has a charter that is approved by three parties - the GA State Board of Education, the local school district, and the board of the charter petitioner or applicant. A charter school is an independent public school that operates autonomously from the district board of education. It is typically under the direction of a CEO or dean that oversees all grades.
LOA is a locally-approved charter school. In 2007, the charter was approved by the Greene County Board of Education, the Georgia State Board of Education, and the LOA Board of Governors.
Any Greene County resident may apply to LOA. An application is required for the enrollment process.
LOA is funded like every school in Greene County from State and Local funds directed to the Greene County School System for the education of its students. The students at LOA are Greene County students.
LOA has a current enrollment (as of 8/3/15) of 739 students, making LOA the largest school in Greene County.
What's Happening at LOA
(a look at future events)
09 Feb
JV Winter Sports Banquet

JV Winter Sports Banquet

Date: 
Feb 9 2016 - 6:00pm
Location: 
LOA Cafeteria
Description: 

JV Winter Sports Banquet
Softball, Cheer, Volleyball, Cross Country, Basketball
8th-10th grade team members

Tickets: $15 per person (athletes, adults and siblings in grades 6-10 only), available for purchase from Jamison or Kerry. Must purchase tickets by Tuesday, February 2. Tickets will not be available at the door.

15 Feb
President's Day~No School

President's Day~No School

Date: 
Feb 15 2016 (All day)
18 Feb
First Grade - "Celebrate America" Program

First Grade - "Celebrate America" Program

Date: 
Feb 18 2016 - 6:30pm
Location: 
LOA Auditorium
Description: 

Mrs. Ingle's and Mrs. Lewis's first grade classes will present "Celebrate America" on Thursday, February 18 at 6:30 p.m.

20 Feb
SAT Administration

SAT Administration

Date: 
Feb 20 2016 - 7:30am
Location: 
Lake Oconee Academy, 1021 Titan Circle, Greensboro, GA 30642, United States
Description: 

LOA Test Center ID#11522
To register, please visit sat.org.

Test administration will take place in the LOA Upper School modular buildings (500 building).

24 Feb
Winter Band Concert

Winter Band Concert

Date: 
Feb 24 2016 - 6:00pm
Location: 
Lake Oconee Academy
Description: 

Band students in grades 5-10 will present their Winter Concert on February 24, 2016.

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Lake Oconee Academy
1021 Titan Circle
Greensboro, GA 30642

706 454-1562