Upper School

The Oakridge Upper School's mission is to prepare young people for college and life. As stated in our school's philosophy, our program is designed to develop the "whole child." Oakridge is committed to helping students develop intellectually, culturally, socially, and physically.

A well-balanced academic core challenges our students to succeed beyond Upper School. All students have the opportunity to study:

  • Four years of English, math, history, science, and foreign language 
  • Qualified students may take honors and Advanced Placement (AP) level courses in each of the disciplines 
  • A wide variety of electives ranging from the fine arts (music, acting, and art) to specialized courses such as archaeology are offered as well 

In all classes, faculty members are committed to providing the best learning opportunity for the students. The passion and preparation from the faculty are second to none.

Combined with the excellent academic program, Oakridge offers a variety of activities for its students ranging from a number of campus organizations to various sports opportunities.

 

Honor Code

An Oakridge student will be honorable, trustworthy, and respectful at all times.

An important objective of The Oakridge School includes helping students understand the need for rules and assisting them in internalizing a code of conduct.  Inherent in the Honor Code is the respect for the individual, for the school, and for ethical guidelines.  The Oakridge School expects students to be committed to a safe learning environment for students, free from harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

All Oakridge students are expected to exhibit honorable, trustworthy, considerate, respectful, and responsible behavior. 

While each student is held responsible for his/her behavior and any subsequent consequences, we expect families to cooperate with the school by discussing matters and principles of conduct at home.  It is important for each student to thoroughly understand how conduct affects character and reputation.

Meet Our Staff

Jim Andersen

Jim Andersen

Head of Upper School
Christine Metoyer

Christine Metoyer

Assistant Head of Upper School
Michelle Emmert

Michelle Emmert

Upper School Administrative Assistant