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Oxford Preparatory Academy
Chino Valley, California
Oxford Preparatory Academy's vision is to create a center for higher learning in the Chino Valley for students from kindergarten to eighth grade.
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Come see a recap of National School Choice Week OPA Style! Our ASB leaders kicked it off with a student assembly Monday and sponsored lunchtime games and activities on Tuesday. We hosted campus tours for over 200 visitors as well as welcomed a delegation of 125 Chinese students on Thursday.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2013 at The OPA Blog
Oxford Preparatory Academy third and eighth grade students demonstrate martial arts skills during our February 17, 2012 belt promotion ceremony. Under the direction of Grand Master Kim, former U.S. National Team Head Coach, 12 time Korean National Champion, and 7th degree black belt, OPA students learn focus, concentration, respect and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2012 at The OPA Blog
M.A.J.O.R.S. (Making Academic Jumps Over Rigorous Standards) was back on the OPA campus this month and better than ever! During M.A.J.O.R.S. week, first through eighth grade students attend an elective-style enrichment class for an afternoon session of building, dancing, creating, and more! When the week is complete, our entire student... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2012 at The OPA Blog
Oxford Preparatory Academy was pleased to welcome a special delegation of students, teachers, and administrators from Nankai Univesity Affliated Primary School, located in Tianjin, China to our campus on Thursday, February 2, 2012. The fifth and sixth grade students were in California for a special delegation and we are thrilled... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2012 at The OPA Blog
I wish to thank Oxford Advisory Board member Norman Hsu for making this trip possible, for both our administrative delegation, and for the OPA teachers who will bring their experiences back into our classrooms. We are deeply grateful for this enriching experience. Visiting China has always been a dream of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2012 at The OPA Blog
The Chino Champion newspaper has reported that bill AB 1172 has passed the California State Assembly floor and is heading to the State Senate Committee on Rules. This bill allows a fiscally struggling school district to deny a charter school application based solely on the fiscal impact to the district.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2012 at The OPA Blog
Oxford Preparatory Academy, in partnership with Hanban North America and the College Board, had an exceptional opportunity to experience educational travel to China. Hanban is committed to providing Chinese language and cultural teaching resources and services worldwide. Hanban excels in meeting the demands of foreign Chinese learners and contributing to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2012 at The OPA Blog
Double-click image to view in fullscreen. Working together with CVUSD, a strong and lasting alliance in education has been formed and we are proud that Chino Valley is our home. Thanks to the unwavering support and collective efforts of all, we will continue to offer our winning program for years... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2012 at The OPA Blog
Double-click image to view in full screen Welcome back 8th grade travelers! Our 8th grade Champions recently spent nine days exploring and learning through Paris, France, London and Oxford, England! Join our Champions as they climb to the bell tower of Notre Dame, see the lights of Paris from the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2011 at The OPA Blog
ASB elections were held on the Oxford campus today. Champions took their votes to the polls in a new, innovative, digital way! Honour Hall was filled with red, white and blue as campaign managers and candidates stated their positions and delivered their speeches. After the speeches were complete, students were... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2011 at The OPA Blog
OPA Champions enjoyed a "Dessert First" PJ DJ Party complete with ice cream, dancing and a pancake breakfast! A flash mob and lots of dancing with their parents and professors was a great way to celebrate and kick off the school year! To see more photos of the morning celebration,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2011 at The OPA Blog
Charter School Outshines All Others Reported by the Chino Champion Newspaper, August 27, 2011 Oxford Preparatory Academy charter school students significantly better than students in the state, county and Chino Valley school district in the 2011 Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) test given to second through 11th graders. Oxford is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2011 at The OPA Blog
Oxford’s Test Scores Outperform CUSD by MISSIONVIEJODISPATCH.COM on AUGUST 23, 2011 Oxford will open its new K-8 charter school in two weeks at CUSD’s Barcelona Hills Elementary School in Mission Viejo. Some parents were skeptical of Oxford because its first school in Chino was founded only last year, and it... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2011 at The OPA Blog
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Posted Jul 19, 2011 at The OPA Blog
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Posted Jul 12, 2011 at The OPA Blog
Last week, Oxford Prep was singing, dancing, creating, catapulting, cooking, building, swinging, and zumba-ing their way through an awesome array of M.A.J.O.R.S. classes throughout our campus! After 1:30 p.m. each day regular classes released and Oxford students went to their M.A.J.O.R.S. class for the afternoon session. This is just a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2011 at The OPA Blog
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Posted Jun 23, 2011 at The OPA Blog
This weekend, we saw the power of parents once again coming together to make Oxford Prep a fantastic place for kids. OPA families stepped up in myriad of ways: Our Saturday Work Party Job Board: Parent volunteers worked hard to establish a series of gardens. The materials were provided through... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2011 at The OPA Blog
Oxford second graders demonstrated their Tae Kwon Do skills acquired from their classes with Grandmaster Kim during a yellow belt promotion last week. Students also broke their boards during this promotion! Oxford Prep is proud to introduce our second and eighth grade Champions to the comprehensive benefits of martial arts... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2011 at The OPA Blog
The ideals and student goals behind Oxford Preparatory Academy are the criteria of the Rhodes Scholarships. The scholarships were created in 1902 by the will of Cecil Rhodes. The criteria for the awards, as set down in the will, are "high academic achievement, integrity of character, a spirit of unselfishness,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2011 at The OPA Blog
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Posted Jun 7, 2011 at The OPA Blog
Oxford 7th graders traveled to Costa Rica for seven days of adventure! Join them as they hike and explore Costa Rican rain forests in search of monkeys, sloths, iguana and more! They snorkel, explore caves, work at a remote turtle station doing overnight beach patrols in conservation efforts, cruise jungle... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2011 at The OPA Blog