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Lake Oconee Academy entered its first high school state champion in the record books with sophomore Chandler Pearson's performance at the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) Literary Meet on Saturday, March 18, 2017.

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A team from Good Morning America and ABC News surprised Kristi Callaway at Lake Oconee Academy (LOA) in Greensboro, Georgia, on February 3, to recognize her for her hard work matching kidney donors and recipients.

Lake Oconee Academy Foundation Launches Capital Campaign

Greensboro, Ga. (February 21, 2017) - The Lake Oconee Academy Foundation hosted another successful Denim and Diamonds fundraiser event on February 18, 2017, at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee. The annual community event was a celebration of the 10-year anniversary of Lake Oconee Academy (LOA) and an opportunity to announce exciting news regarding the expansion of the LOA high school campus.

Frequently Asked Questions
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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. In March of 2016, the LOA charter contract was renewed for eight more years.
You must be a Greene County resident to enroll in LOA. An application is required for the enrollment process. There are certain limited state law exceptions to that rule. There are no other requirements.
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 part of the Greene County School System.
LOA will enroll approximately 815 students in 2016-17, making LOA the largest school in Greene County.
What's Happening at LOA
(a look at future events)
31 Mar
Application Deadline for the 2017-18 School Year

Application Deadline for the 2017-18 School Year

Date: 
Mar 31 2017 (All day)
Description: 

Applications for the 2017-18 school year are due Friday, March 31, 2017, at midnight to be included in the lottery on Friday, April 14, 2017 (online lottery).

04 Apr
Parent Association Meeting ~ Rising 6th, 7th Grade

Parent Association Meeting ~ Rising 6th, 7th Grade

Date: 
Apr 4 2017 - 6:00pm
Location: 
LOA Cafeteria
05 Apr
Admissions Lottery

Admissions Lottery

Date: 
Apr 5 2017 - 10:00am
Description: 

The admissions lottery (online lottery) for the 2017-18 school year will take place Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Applications to be included in the lottery are due Friday, March 31, 2017.

05 Apr
Parent Association Meeting ~ Rising 8-12 Grade

Parent Association Meeting ~ Rising 8-12 Grade

Date: 
Apr 5 2017 - 6:00pm
Location: 
LOA Cafeteria
08 Apr
Shoes of Service 5K & Fun Run

Shoes of Service 5K & Fun Run

Date: 
Apr 8 2017 - 9:00am
Location: 
Lake Oconee Academy, 1021 Titan Circle, Greensboro, GA 30642, USA
Description: 

The shoes of Service 5K & Fun Run benefits Shoes of Service, a program within the non-profit organization Surgeons of Service. This program is geared toward collecting new and gently used shoes for those in need. The current goal is to collect and distribute 1000 overlooked and unneeded shoes to children in Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic as well as the tri-county area of Greene, Putnam and Morgan county. This fundraiser was organized in connection with AP with WE Service to help raise funds to ship the large containers of shoes to the Dominican Republic.

Register for the race at www.active.com.

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Lake Oconee Academy
1021 Titan Circle
Greensboro, GA 30642

706 454-1562
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