Oak Creek High School

Significance: Our Mark, Our Purpose, Our Experience.

Mission

Working together to engage, challenge and inspire every student every day.

  • Oak Creek High School engages students with exceptional learning experiences and caring support.
  • Oak Creek High School challenges students to think critically, collaborate, communicate, & create.
  • Oak Creek High School inspires students to set and achieve ever higher goals.


Vision

Oak Creek High School is a positive, welcoming community of trust, where staff and administration work together for the benefit of the students. Everyone has vested interest in improving themselves, the students, and ultimately the school as a whole.


Core Values & Beliefs

  • Success of Every Student: Students should have many varied opportunities to learn, to achieve, and to celebrate success in & out of the classroom. We act on our belief that all students can learn anything.
  • Respect & Integrity: Communication and interaction among and between students, parents, employees,and community members should be defined by mutual respect, trust, and support. We celebrate our diverse community; differences enrich and strengthen us.
  • Continuous Improvement: We value continuous improvement through collaboration, shared leadership, & learning at all levels. Faculty, staff, administrators, parents, & students collaboratively evaluate our individual and collective progress & take action to improve.
  • High Expectations: Expectations are clearly defined, understood, and shared. Students, parents, and employees are empowered, supported, and trained to meet expectations. Successes are recognized and celebrated.
  • Teamwork: Education is a partnership among the community, parents, students, and school personnel; decisions are made with their input and participation. We work together to innovate and ensure student success in a supportive environment.
  • Safety: Schools and work sites must be safe and secure environments for students, parents, and employees - emotionally as well as physically.


2016 - 2017 School Improvement Goals

    1. OCHS students meeting all four college /career benchmarks on the 11th grade A.C.T. (English, Math, Reading, Science) increases from 19% (1 out of 5) in 2015 to 60% (3 out of 5) by 2021.
    2. Increasing numbers of OCHS students are enrolled in Advanced Placement courses; courses for which they receive college credit; and/or courses which result in CTE recognized certification (aka ‘advanced opportunities’).
    3. OCHS Student Engagement Scores increase from 3.62 to 3.72.
    4. OCHS Parent Satisfaction Scores increase from 3.69 to 3.79.
    5. OCHS Employee Engagement Score increases from 3.31 to 3.41.

Knights Code of Conduct

Be positive and have a sense of humor.

Be respectful of yourself, others, and property.

Be involved and always do your best.

Be in class, on time, and prepared.

Be honest with yourself and others.

Be safe, and stay healthy.


School Song

Oh, we’re the Knights from

Oak Creek High School

We will always do our best

Striving ever to be better

We will conquer all the rest

Yu Ra Ra

We’re the Knights from

Oak Creek High School

Loyal, we will ever be

So give a cheer

For we are here

From Old Oak Creek.