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Why Oakland?

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Oakland Academy utilizes research-based instructional strategies to guarantee student learning.


Our staff is dedicated to your child’s education. We focus on character development, individual learning styles & more.

Small Class Sizes

Smaller class sizes means more 1 on 1 time, more engaged students and more cohesive class environments.

Weekly Progress Reports

Stay on top of academics with weekly progress reports sent home each Friday.

Chartered by GVSU

Each graduating student is eligible for scholarships to attend Grand Valley State University.

Open to All Michigan Residents

Oakland Academy enrollment is open to all Michigan residents.

Our Mission 

The mission of Oakland Academy is to provide a high quality educational program focusing on core knowledge and skills in language arts, mathematics, art, science, social studies, conduct and health.  To accomplish this, a sequence of objectives has been developed to provide a clear outline of specific content to be learned at each grade level. The educational family at this Academy has established high expectations for all students with the goal of mastery level achievement for each learner by the end of the school year.

school hours

M-F: 7:30am – 4:00pm




(269) 324-8951


6325 Oakland Drive, Portage MI 49024

Oakland Academy Title IX Policy

Read our policy, training materials and contact information for Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

Oakland Academy is the BEST choice because…

Oakland Academy is a K-8 charter public academy offering small class sizes, weekly progress reports and individualized instruction in a small family like environment. The academy prides itself on high parental involvement, a transparent curriculum and strong core academics.

School News & Updates

Middle School Welcome Letter

Welcome! It’s hard to believe that summer is almost over and the new school year is quickly approaching. While middle school can be challenging, we look to make this year fun and successful. In middle school there is a focus on responsibility, accountability, and...

5th Grade Welcome Letter

It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to an end. We are excited to meet you and are looking forward to another great school year. Fifth grade is a year of vast academic and social growth as we prepare your child for middle school. In order for your student to be...

4th Grade Welcome Letter

  Welcome! Welcome to 4th grade! We are very excited to meet all of you and are looking forward to what the new school year holds. Becoming a fourth grader comes with many new responsibilities, such as daily studying, daily reading, many essays, and projects. Don’t...