A Visual Art and Poetry Competition/Exhibition will commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Historic Oak Ridge School Desegregation by the Oak Ridge/Scarboro 85. The competition theme is “Honoring the Struggle, Celebrating the Triumphs, and Inspiring the Future.” The program is open for students in all grade bands (K-4, 5-8, and 9-12). Entry forms are available […]
Dear Oak Ridgers,
We, the Board of Education, Superintendent and Executive Directors, are writing this letter to the entire community, not just those individuals who have students in our school system.
It goes without saying that all of our lives have been impacted in some way by COVID-19. From the day school life was suspended last March, […]
On Monday, November 16, students at Jefferson and Robertsville Middle Schools will return to the alternating A/B schedule that Oak Ridge Schools used at the beginning of the school year. Students will attend school two days per week and will complete virtual learning assignments from home three days per week. Both middle schools will remain […]
We have great news for those who enjoy working with our students as substitute teachers. The Oak Ridge Schools human resources department personnel have announced that we are now offering bonus pay based on the number of days worked in our schools. See the pay schedule below. We would love to have you come to […]
Nuclear Science Week
In honor of Nuclear Science Week (NSW), Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS). CNS is the managing contractor at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, and at the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas. CNS has donated STEM dollars to our science departments. This is the second year they have shared NSW dollars with […]
For families who qualified for, but have not received the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer funds:
We understand just how important the meals your children receive at our school are to your family. We also understand the unexpected hardships you may have faced last spring when those meals were no longer available because our school and others […]
What is Impact Aid?
Each year, Oak Ridge Schools is eligible to apply for federal Impact Aid grant funds. Impact Aid is a federal formula grant program designed to assist local school districts that enroll federally-connected students.
Who are our federally-connected students?
Federally-connected students are:
- children of active […]
Oak Ridge, TN. Sixty-Five years ago this September, 85 brave and dedicated young African American students entered all-white classrooms in the Oak Ridge High School and the Robertsville Junior High School in Oak Ridge, Tennessee in an historic school system desegregation.
Although not the first public school desegregation in the nation, this was the first desegregation […]
August 10, 2020
Dear Families of Oak Ridge Schools:
Our school district is following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Tennessee Department of Health guidelines for the management of individuals who have been diagnosed with, or exposed to, COVID-19. Our school district follows these strict guidelines to protect the safety of our students, families, […]