Welcome to Oak Grove Primary School's website! Here at Oak Grove Elementary School, we have nearly 800 students and over 100 faculty members. We are honored to be a charter “Health is Academic” school by the Bower Foundation. We are supported by an exemplary PTO which strives to enhance learning opportunities for our children and teachers. Students attending our school benefit by receiving high quality, systematic and explicit, scaffolded, and research-based teaching strategies. Our educators all subscribe to the philosophy of being life-long learners; therefore, we are always seeking out the most current approaches supported by evidence and research to meet the needs of every single student. We welcome and invite you to learn more about us by viewing our "blocks" on our web page.
Mrs. Annabeth Bates
Mrs. Linda Murray
Mrs. Melissa Williamson
Mrs. Denise Pineda
Mrs. Lynn Jones
Mrs. Tanja Baxter (Bookkeeper)
Ms. Miranda Davis
Mrs. Fran Camille (PK - 2)
Mrs. Jenni Cutrer (3-5)
Mrs. Stacy Hodges
School Hours are 7:30-2:15 (SUPERVISION OF CHILDREN BEGINS AT 7:00 am
Please use the CENTER and RIGHT (AFTER 7:00 am) lanes for morning drop off. In the mornings, the left most lane is reserved for buses and overflow only.
Students MUST be let out of the car by or under the supervision of a faculty or staff member. DO NOT let your child out of the car in the curve by the PAC or out front without an adult. Additionally, we ask that all students exit the vehicle from the passenger's side, so as to NOT walk. between vehicles.
We complete this process more quickly if you watch the teachers on duty and pull all the way forward. Additionally, please note that we do shut down carline at 7:27 in order to allow our teachers on duty to get to their classroom to begin instruction at 7:30. If you enter campus at 7:27 or later, we ask you to park and walk your child up.
Students MUST be put into the car or under the supervision of a faculty or staff member in the afternoons. This is for their safety. If you want your child to be buckled, in order to keep the lane flowing smoothly, we ask that you pull out of the parking lot and to the side to buckle your child. Faculty and staff members do not buckle the children into vehicles..
YOU MUST HAVE YOUR CURRENT CAR TAG VISIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON WHEN PICKING YOUR CHILD UP. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE YOUR CAR TAG, YOU MUST PARK, WAIT UNTIL TRAFFIC HAS CLEARED (AROUND 2:35), WALK TO THE OFFICE, AND SHOW YOUR IDENTIFICATION BEFORE WE WILL BE ABLE TO RELEASE YOUR CHILD TO YOU. IT IS OUR FIRST PRIORITY TO KEEP EVERY CHILD SAFE.
School Every Day: Make Every Day Count
The Importance of Attendance:
* Attendance matters for doing well in school and life
* Attendance helps develop good habits
* Too many absences will slow down instruction for all students
* Children will suffer academically if they miss 10% of school days
* Chronic absences is a leading warning sign that a student will drop out
* Poor attendance affects funding your local school and school district
OGE School Events Calendar
Please click on the link below to see what OGE has planned!
The Lamar County School District encourages ALL families to apply for free and reduced meals. Each application filled out and returned, regardless of qualifying for free or reduced meals, provides the school with financial support.
Applications may be filled out online at https://www.nlappscloud.comor downloaded from our website and returned to your child's school. Only one application needs to be filled out per family.
Breakfast and lunch are served daily on each campus.
For the safety of our students, all transportation changes must be submitted in writing. We can accept changes via email in emergency situations only, but they MUST be sent to the following email address:
For the Voluntary Student Accident Insurance and 24 Hour Voluntary Insurance coverage we no longer send out promotional flyers, it is all online. Included below is the weblink for parents to access and choose their coverage for the Voluntary Student Accident Insurance or 24 Hour Voluntary Student Accident Insurance. Parents may sign up and pay for the Student Voluntary Insurance coverage via:
Title I Program Eligibility (Parent Engagement Plan and School Report Card)
Our school qualifies to receive Title I, Part A funds under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) as amended (2015) for this school year.
Our school is eligible for the following:
School wide Title I Program: Title I eligibility is based on the number of students in our school from low-income families. School Staff members work with input from parents and the community to develop a School wide plan. The purpose of the plan is to improve our entire educational program.
We encourage parents' and community members' involvement in revising and improving our School wide plan. You are an important partner in our effort to provide the best education possible for our students. Please call the school if you have any questions or would like additional information.
Click below to view OGE 's Parent and Family Engagement Plan: