Cherokee County’s only alternative middle/high school, The Oaks Academy offers students a unique learning experience and a tailored support network that equips them to succeed both in school and in life.
Small class sizes and caring staff ensure that each child receives the attention he or she needs to thrive. Faculty and staff members help students recognize and utilize strengths, overcome obstacles, and strive for their personal best.
Located in Marble, our campus serves middle and high school students from all over the county who benefit from personalized education and have been unsuccessful in the traditional school setting. Founded in 1997, the campus is home to an average of 75-100 students per year, with 30-50 students at any given time.
Students are admitted on a referral basis only and referrals are initiated by the administration at one of Cherokee County’s middle or high schools. Most students are referred for academic and attendance support.
When enrolled, each student's learning styles are identified in order to tailor instruction in an outcomes-based process. Student progress is regularly reviewed to assess progress and adjust instructional the best way to meet his/her overall needs.