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recently at Lake Oconee Academy ...

The Lake Oconee Academy (LOA) Band of Titans has experienced tremendous growth since its inception in 2011 with just 40 students, most of who had never played an instrument before enrolling in band class. Under the direction of Mrs. Courtney Pilgrim the Band of Titans has 200 students and has expanded into a Performance Band, Pep Band and Jazz Band.

Lake Oconee Academy Presents Innovative Programs At GA DOE International

Lake Oconee Academy (LOA) faculty members were invited to present at the Georgia Department of Education (DOE) awards ceremony for the new International Skills Diploma Seal (ISDS) global education initiative in Atlanta on April 19, 2016. LOA presented information regarding three different programs the school has launched. The implementation of these programs further solidifies the global focus of the curriculum and expands opportunities for students to prepare to meet the demands of the global job market.

Lake Oconee Academy (LOA) announced today that it has adopted Project Lead The Way's (PLTW) elementary LaunchTM, middle school GatewayTM, and high school Biomedical ScienceTM programs for the 2016-2017 school year. PLTW is a nonprofit organization that provides a transformative learning experience for K-12 students and teachers, and LOA joins more than 8,000 schools across the U.S. in offering PLTW programs to students.

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.
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)
31 May
LOA Cheer Camp

LOA Cheer Camp

Date: 
May 31 2016 - 9:00am
Location: 
LOA Gym
Description: 

LOA Cheer Camp for rising K - 5th grade students.
Email kelsey.duvall@lakeoconeeacademy.org for more infromation.

31 May
Coding Camp

Coding Camp

Date: 
May 31 2016 - 9:00am
Location: 
Upper School Technology Lab
Description: 

LOA will host a Coding Camp for rising PK4 - 5th grade students from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on May 31 - June 2, 2016. Cost is $30.

01 Jun
Coding Camp

Coding Camp

Date: 
Jun 1 2016 - 9:00am
Location: 
Upper School Technology Lab
Description: 

LOA will host a Coding Camp for rising PK4 - 5th grade students from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on May 31 - June 2, 2016. Cost is $30.

01 Jun
LOA Cheer Camp

LOA Cheer Camp

Date: 
Jun 1 2016 - 9:00am
Location: 
LOA Gym
Description: 

LOA Cheer Camp for rising K - 5th grade students.
Email kelsey.duvall@lakeoconeeacademy.org for more infromation.

02 Jun
MS Leadership Day Camp (The Foundation)

MS Leadership Day Camp (The Foundation)

Date: 
Jun 2 2016 - 7:30am
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2014 Best 50 Public Elementary Schools in the U.S. by TheBestSchools.org

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Lake Oconee Academy
1021 Titan Circle
Greensboro, GA 30642

706 454-1562
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