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

HAPPY 100TH DAY!!!!!!

The American Heart Walk Campaign
Oakland’s American Heart Walk Campaign will begin Monday, January 5th and run until Friday, March 27th.

2014-2015 Oakland Primary School Yearbook
Oakland Primary will offer a yearbook this year for only $15.00. Yearbooks must be ordered in advance. To purchase a yearbook please send a Check payable to Oakland Primary School to your child's homeroom teacher. Yearbooks will be distributed in May but remember you must prepay by February 13, 2015 to receive a yearbook.

February 2nd Groundhog Day and the 100th Day of School
February 2nd is a very important day at Oakland Primary School not only is it Groundhog Day but it also marks the 100th day of school. This special day is celebrated at schools across the nation. Teachers will be assigning students special projects to mark this 100th day and we will be celebrating at Oakland with special activities and events.

No Pre-K Classes on February 2nd
On Monday February 2nd there will be no Pre-K Classes at Oakland Primary. The Pre-K Teachers will be holding conferences and conducting home visits that day. Regular school will resume for Pre-K students on Tuesday February 3rd.

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



Important Information

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


Today, 2/1/2015
High: 62 Low: 54
Mostly cloudy
16% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 2/2/2015
High: 59 Low: 28
Rain showers
81% chance of precipitation.

Upcoming Events

Monday, February 2
Groundhog Day and 100th Day of School
No Pre-K Classes Today
Thursday, February 5
Class Picture Day

Parent Email Alert

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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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