School Hours of Operation:
7:50am - 3:15pm
Before Care: 7:15am-7:50am, After Care: 3:30pm-6pm
The mission of Oak Creek Charter School of Bonita Springs is to prepare students of Lee County in grades K-8 for success in high school and beyond. To fulfill its mission, OCCS will utilize a rigorous curriculum combined with an ongoing assessment program. To the academic program, the school will add daily instruction in fitness and health and an integrated character education program.
OCCS has several specific goals for success, including an overall goal to provide a model of excellence that links public education as deeply and broadly as possible with the resources and activities of the larger community, in order to both customize education and to provide much needed support and nurturing for student who are enrolled in school.
Students in the target community will find the educational opportunities at OCCS geared toward the education of students and families interested in an academically rigorous curriculum combined with a strong health and fitness program and an emphasis on character development, using a carefully designed purposeful character development curriculum with specific weekly lessons and goals.
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The Oak Creek Charter School of Bonita Springs was named in recognition of the Oak Creek Waterway and Preserve that is located along the north and south sides of Oak Creek. The Oak Creek Preserve is located in the City of Bonita Springs on the west side of Matheson Avenue, south of Dean Street, and north of Bonita Beach Road.
According to local historians, Oak Creek was once the Imperial River's major tributary, and many pioneer families settled along its banks. Just a few decades ago, boats traveled up Oak Creek. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection designated Oak Creek as an Outstanding Florida Waterway in recognition of its importance as a tributary to the health of Estero Bay.