Oconee County Elementary School
2230 Hog Mountain Road
Watkinsville, Georgia 30677
7:45 AM - 2:30 PM
Oconee County Elementary School (OCES) is a public school located in Oconee County, Georgia. The school serves students in grades 3-5 with an estimated enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year of 465 students. OCES has 60 employees of which 36 hold professional certification, with many paraprofessionals having professional certification in education and other areas. The student teacher ratio is 23 to 1 in 3rd grade, 26 to 1 in 4th grade, and 28 to 1 in 5th grade. The professional staff at OCES is committed to providing the most appropriate instruction for all students to achieve their learning potential.
Opportunities to excel
Care and concern for others
Education for the total child
Success in the life-long learning
OCES is honored to be one of the 2009 recipients of the Georgia Schools of Excellence Award for the highest achievement across the state. Oconee County Elementary is in the top 10% of schools in Georgia as measured by assessment in reading and mathematics. OCES has also received the 2011 Platinum Single Statewide Accountability System (SSAS) Award for "Highest Performance" on state assessments from the Governor's Office of School Achievement. The highest award presented! Award-winning elementary and middle schools must meet criteria, which are based on the results of the most recent two years of Criterion Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) (grades 3-8 in reading, English/language arts, math, social studies, and science) Criteria are based on Full Academic Year (FAY) students. The CRCT classifies achievement in terms of the percent of students who a) do not meet standards, b) meet standards, and c) exceed standards.