Celebrating God's Faithfulness from One Generation to the Next.

Where Academic Excellence Meets Spiritual Growth

A Strategic Plan for the Expansion of OCS

Psalm 145:13

Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom,

and your dominion endures through all generations.

The Lord is trustworthy in all he promises

and faithful in all he does.

Building a Collaborative Christian School Community

Building a Collaborative Christian School Community

Faith in Every Lesson
Faith in Every Lesson
Faith in Every Lesson

Our Current Needs

  • We do not have a library as the library is being used as a classroom.
  • Music is being held in the gym. Having a dedicated music room would allow us to have full use of the gym again.
  • At this time, students use valuable class time to take washroom breaks as we do not have enough washroom facilities to accommodate all of our students during the recess breaks.
  • We do not have a staff room large enough to accommodate our staff.
  • We are lacking resource space for EAs to work with students.
  • Our kindergarten classrooms are the same size as the other classrooms in the building. Increasing the size of our Kindergarten classrooms will allow for more space for creative activities and centres.

A Six Classroom and Washroom Expansion

  • All of the current needs will be met
  • Build cost/ft² makes the extra two classrooms cost efficient now
  • Extra classrooms provide space for a library, music room, science lab, art space and more
  • No change to the plan of single grades JK – 8
  • Based on enrollment trends – extends space sufficiency to 240 students if/when needed (excl. portables)

    Expansion Drawings

    OCS Floorplan

    Donation Fundraising Goal: ($2,700,000)

    • Donation Counter 78% 78%

    A Strategic Plan for the Expansion of Orangeville Christian School

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Why are we doing an addition?

    Today, we have 175 students enrolled in Orangeville Christian School and are continuing to grow! Space is limited, so we are being creative in how we make use of the space we have. With this addition, we can look forward to larger kindergarten classrooms, a library, music/arts space, improved staff community space, more effective resource space, and increased washroom facilities.

    Will there be an impact on tuition?

    Our goal is that there is no increase in tuition related to the addition, rather that we can fundraise what is required to financially support the construction. Once the building is completed, we anticipate that increased enrollment will enable any incremental carrying costs to be managed.

    Will there be an increase in class sizes?

    There are no plans to increase maximum class sizes beyond where they are currently.

    When will construction start?

    Lord willing, we could be in our new classrooms in the second half of the 2024-2025 school year. Breaking ground to support this timeline would likely be in summer 2024.

    Will classes be interrupted or relocated during the construction period?

    It is our plan that classes will continue at OCS according to our normal schedule/calendar. Construction will be at the north end of the school; the safety of our students, staff, families, and visitors will be a priority as the construction schedule is established.

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    February 22, 2023

    OCS has been fantastic for our family and our children. Our kids are learning so much, and they feel safe in an amazing school environment.

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    February 13, 2023

    Our kids love OCS and we really appreciate how personable and community oriented the school is. Our son struggled with being behind in some classes and within a week of starting they had identified and set him up with an in school tutor and it made a massive difference.

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    February 12, 2023

    We are thrilled with OCS. The environment, the classroom, the content, and the experiences they provide demonstrate a deep care and love for each and every student. Truly so thankful for how they are equipping and building up the next generation.

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    Becky Prins
    February 10, 2023

    We feel incredibly blessed to have an option like OCS for our children to attend! Teachers are amazing, and while always striving to provide excellent academic challenges and incorporate new experiences, they also actually care about my kids. They encourage, correct, and connect with love and intentionality. The facilities are awesome as well and we are especially excited about this year's school play! Thank you for all you do OCS!

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    February 10, 2023

    OCS is everything a school should be, and so much more. Their priority is the wellbeing of the students and this is evident in how the students are nurtured and cared for. OCS offers rich programming and curriculum to ensure that the needs of all students are met. The educators are extremely knowledgeable and work tirelessly for the benefit of all students. I am impressed daily by how happy my daughter is to attend school and the depth of knowledge and quality of work that she brings home. OCS is not only preparing students to be higher level thinkers and problem solvers, it is instilling core values of kindess and empathy within it's students. I cannot imagine a better place for my daughter to embark on her educational journey.

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    Cheryl Birch
    February 9, 2023

    We have had students enrolled at OCS from 2015 to 2023. Every single year we have been so thankful to have fabulous and approachable teachers. We're so appreciative of the affirmation of identity and God's love that our kids receive at OCS. We have found the math curriculum and individual monitoring of academic progress to be much improved at OCS from what we experienced in the public school system. The sports and music programs are excellent. We have greatly enjoyed the love of reading developed by the Battle of the Books club, and other initiatives at OCS, that we feel have given our kids an advantage in their preparation for high school.

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    Wayne Johnson
    February 9, 2023

    We, as a family, had no problem posting a review for OCS!!! Our journey there began in September/2014 when our grandson was enrolled in JK. His experience there was positive in every aspect…academically, socially and spiritually. Eventually, Wayne began working there in a maintenance position and Judy as both an EA and supply teacher. Although we have both retired, Wayne continues to volunteer on the maintenance committee and Judy as supply. We plan to continue supporting OCS to the best of our abilities in the future!!!

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    February 9, 2023

    My daughter loves OCS. The staff and fellow students have been very welcoming as she joined half way through the year. My daughter is finally receiving a quality education. Highly recommend!

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    Steve Koolen
    February 9, 2023

    Very friendly and welcoming staff and students. Small class sizes for better learning. My daughter was miserable at her old school, and is now back to her happy self at Orangeville Christian School.

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    February 9, 2023

    OCS has been incredible for our 3 children who started this year. I couldn’t be happier with our experience. The teachers are caring and attentive and take the time to get to know each student individually. The academic program has been challenging and rewarding and we have seen so much growth in all our children. The environment feels safe and is community based and the school offers a wide range of activities for the children and their families. Overall, I am extremely impressed by the commitment to excellence that is evident at this school and would highly recommend it to other parents.

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    Robyn Johnstone
    October 7, 2020

    OCS is more than just a school, it is a community and a family where parents truly are partners in the education of their children! We feel truly blessed to have our two children here! The teachers are amazing and the facility itself is top notch!

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    April 11, 2019

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    September 13, 2017

    Great school, teachers very intuitive of the students, great one on one time.

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    April 19, 2017

    Great facilities