From the Principal

Welcome to Oakland Primary School’s Web site! I hope you will enjoy your visit and will find the pages both informative and helpful.
 Oakland Primary is proud of its heritage and tradition and we are dedicated to the total development of every K4-1st grade student. The best teachers in town can be found at Oakland and we sincerely value the community partnerships and parental support that we receive.


Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Ms. Lakesha Grant for being selected as Oakland Primary's 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year.  Mrs. Grant received her Master of Education Degree from Cambridge College.  She has taught first grade at Oakland Primary for the past 15 years.  She is married to Jeff Grant and has two sons, James, 8 and Joshua, 4.  Mrs. Grant has a passion for teaching and believes all children can learn.  In her spare time, she enjoys quality time with her family, reading, and gardening.

Distinguished Reading Teacher

Oakland Primary School is proud to announce that Mrs. Elizabeth Quinn has been selected as our 2014-2015 Distinguished Reading Teacher of the Year.  Mrs. Quinn is a graduate of Clemson University, earning a degree in Early Childhood Education and she also holds a master’s degree from Converse College.  Mrs. Quinn is a first grade teacher at Oakland and has been teaching for four years. This summer she attended a two-day reading workshop in Columbia and is an active member of the Sumter Area Reading Council.

Daily Announcements

Spring Break Starts Friday
Spring Break officially starts on Friday, April 3rd. There will be no school on Friday and no school the entire following week. School will resume on Monday, April 13, 2015. We hope that you will enjoy your time away from school and we hope you come back rested and relaxed as we move into the last few weeks of the school year.

No STEM or Tutoring Thursday
There will be no STEM or After School Tutoring Classes on Thursday, April 2, 2015. STEM and Tutoring will resume their normal schedule on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.

Oakland Students Read 11,000 eBooks!
In the last 12 months Oakland Primary students have read 11,000 eBooks using the school’s new Capstone eLibrary. The electronic library was purchased through the Patriot Grant to help enhance the school-wide literacy program. Students are able to sign-in and read any of the 1286 books, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Electronic Library Available to Oakland Students
Capstone eLibrary is available online at: . This interactive library contains more than 1200 books available to Oakland students 24 hours a day, 7days a week. For UserId and Password please contact your child’s teacher.


Did you know that the Daily Lunch Menu is located under the Parent tab at the top of this page?

April Lunch Menu.pdf


Important Information

School Hours 7:15 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Students are marked tardy at 7:30 a.m.

Capstone Interactive Library:


Today, 4/2/2015
High: 76 Low: 61
Slight chance thunderstorms
18% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/3/2015
High: 85 Low: 61
Mostly cloudy
12% chance of precipitation.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 2
First Grade Awards' Day
Friday, April 3
Good Friday - No Student Attendance
Mon, Apr 6 - Fri, Apr 10
Spring Break - No Student Attendance

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Military Friendly

Oakland Primary School Proudly Serves Members of the United States Air Force and the United States Army. We are a Military Friendly School! If you are being assigned to Shaw AFB and would like more information please call us during normal office hours and we will do all we can to help facilitate your child's needs.

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