FAQs | Oakbrook Preparatory School



Oakbrook Preparatory School is accredited by AdvancEd, South Carolina Association of Independent Schools, and holds membership with the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling.

Our school uniform provider is Lands End and uniform options can be purchased online. Please visit Landsend.com and use Preferred School number: 9000-6985-7 Oakbrook Preparatory School.

For more information visit our uniform policies section.

Students in grades K3-4thgrade have the opportunity to learn and develop athletic skills. Beginning in grade 5-12, students can explore participation in one of our many sports offerings. Oakbrook is a competitive class 2A school and a member of the South Carolina Independent School Association.

Yes, students in K3-9thgrade may stay until 6 p.m. for an additional charge. They may stay every day or on a drop-in basis. For after school care costs, visit Tuition and Fees.

Lower School Students 1st - 5th will be issued Google Chromebooks by the school, which are the same devices used by the teachers. We believe this provides consistency for the learning experience.

Middle and Upper School Students 6th - 12th are required to bring a tablet or laptop daily. Recommended devices are laptops and Google Chromebooks. Kindles, Nooks, and phones are NOT permitted as learning devices.

Our families use FACTS, a Learning Management System, enabling them to view weekly lesson plans, assignments, grades, and test dates. It also allows our parents to change their information, access school directories, calendars, volunteer opportunities and receive electronic news from school staff.

Yes, for students in grades 3-12 we offer a prospective Shadow Day. Just call the Admissions Office to set up a time.

With an average SAT score of 1382 for the top 25% of the class and a top score of 1540 (1232 average for entire class) for the Class of 2020, Oakbrook Preparatory’s average scores are well above the local, state and national averages.

All Oakbrook graduates are accepted to a four-year college or university, so the answer is 100%. In addition, most of the graduates received a merit-based scholarship, with a recent senior class garnering $2.5 million in scholarship offers.

The types of colleges that our alumni attend are as varied as the alumni themselves. Graduates have been accepted and attend Ivy League schools such as Princeton as well as other top-ranked universities such as Georgetown, American, Duke, UPenn, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Ringling College of Art & Design. While many graduates attend the fine public institutions in our state, such as Clemson and USC, they also attend leading out-of-state schools like Westmont, Davidson, Moody Bible Institute, Belmont, University of Tennessee, Wheaton, and William and Mary to name a few.

Yes, with our Advanced Placement program that gives students the opportunity to take a nationally standardized test to receive college credit. Oakbrook Preparatory offers over 20 courses in which students may take the AP Exam, more than any school in the area. Recently, Oakbrook students received over 400 combined college credit hours for their AP work, showing that an Oakbrook Preparatory education is an investment with a tangible return.

Some of the honors/scholarships Oakbrook students have received include:

  • SC Palmetto Fellow scholars
  • SC Life scholars
  • SC Hope scholars .
  • NCAA college athletes
  • Honors College students
  • Morehead Cain scholars
  • National Merit Scholars
  • AP Scholars
  • AP Scholars with Honors
  • AP Scholars with Distinctions
  • National AP scholars
  • USC Top Scholars

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