Christian: Christ-Centered. OCS strives to be Christ-centered in all aspects of the learning environment through action, word and deed.
Biblical Worldview. OCS teaches and leads from Biblical truth, equipping students accordingly.
Spiritual Growth. Every OCS student is embraced with the welcoming love of Jesus Christ, and invited and encouraged towards spiritual growth through dynamically integrated programs, activities and curriculum.
Excellence & Achievement. OCS believes that excellence honors God and inspires people; thus, students are prepared to achieve at their highest potential.
Character and Citizenship. Honorable character and citizenship are the responsibilities of current students and a lofty aspiration for their futures.
Future Leadership. OCS students are equipped with the mental, physical, social and spiritual competencies necessary to become humble stewards of their God-given gifts and talents.
Educational Challenge. Thorough preparation and consistent execution are required, which result in academic excellence, artistic expression and athletic distinction at OCS.
Nurturing Environment. In the midst of significant challenge and high standards, every OCS student experiences the love of God and the importance of being one of His children.
Lifelong Learning. Comprehensive knowledge and critical thought will become hallmarks of the well-read and confident alumni of OCS, who develop knowledge, wisdom, and conversational intelligence that go well beyond high test scores and grade point average.