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Doing what is best for students is our guiding principle. To this end, the Oakwood School community commits the resources, support, expertise and experiences needed for all students to achieve.


The Oakwood School community educates students to become ethical decision-makers who achieve their life goals, take responsible risks, and contribute to the greater good of the world. Graduates are prepared for their post-secondary pursuits, proud of their Oakwood education, and poised to lead and serve.


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2017-2018 School Year Comes to a Close
As another great school year comes to a close, I wanted to share an update on three important topics in the Oakwood Schools: 2017-2018 highlights, Master Facilities Plan and Community Surveys.


OHS qualifiers for the national speech and debate tournament

For the 62nd year, Oakwood High School students competed in the National Speech and Debate Tournament. This year’s event was held June 17 – 23 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Seven students qualified to represent OHS and Western Ohio in the event. Oakwood had its best showing at Nationals in recent history.

Rising senior Cameron Hendrix competed in International Extemporaneous Speaking, rising senior Lydia Beyer competed in Humorous Interpretation, rising senior Audrey Owens competed in Lincoln Douglas Debate, and rising senior Lyuba Benin, along with recent alumnae Kate Connolly, Madelynn Einhorn, and Sara Pierce, competed in Public Forum Debate.

Donations in honor of Randy Neff
The Randy Neff Memorial Fund has been established in memory of the long-time Oakwood educator. If you would like to donate, click here for more information about how to make a donation.

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Oakwood Student to Bring World to Smith

A piece of the world is coming to the Smith Elementary playground, thanks to a former student who wanted to give back to the school that made an impact on her.

Oakwood Board Receives State Award

The Oakwood Schools Board of Education is being recognized for the eighth consecutive year as a Gold Level recipient of the Southwest Region Ohio School Boards Association Effective School Board Award.

OSF Recognized for Outstanding Work

The Dayton Foundation is recognizing The Oakwood Schools Foundation for the group's efforts in the past year to successfully increase its endowment and implementing a new strategic plan for continued growth.

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