District Information

Oxford Community Schools is located in the rolling hills of northern Oakland County reaching into five townships and two villages. It is one of the largest districts, geographically, in southeastern lower Michigan.  

The district sits on the M-24 travel corridor, just nine miles north of I-75 and 13 miles south of I-69. Oxford is an ideal destination for the Detroit commuter offering a small town feel within the metro Detroit area. 

Oxford Community Schools consists of one early learning school, five elementary schools, one middle school, two high schools that include a traditional high school and an early college school, two alternative schools, and one virtual academy.


Map of Oakland County

As of 2018 Fall Count
County:  Oakland
Superintendent: Tim Throne
Estimated FTE: 6,554
Full-time Teachers: 315
Student/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Per Pupil Expenditure: $7,871
Schools in District: 12
Primary Schools: 5
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 2
Alternative Schools: 2
Virtual Schools: 1
Early Learning Schools: 1


  • Oxford Community Schools is the only PreK-12 IB Authorized World School district in Michigan,offering the IB Diplomma program

  • Board approved Schools of Choice- historically no school lottery, allowing the same opportunities for all students

  • Michigan Blue Ribbon Exemplary Schools

  • Fifth CoreTM World Language and Culture Program beginning in PreK 

  • State of Michigan Green and Emerald Green Schools

  • MASB Education Excellence Awards, Michigan's Best Awards and School Board Standard Excellence Awards

  • Oxford Early Learning Center offering preschool, Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP), infant/toddler child care, and before/after school care

  • Developmental Kindergarten program for young-fives

  • PreK-12 orchestra programs and grades 6-12 choir, band, and theater programs

  • Ten different state-approved Career and Technical Education programs, including four CTE Early College programs and a dual enrollment partnership with Lawrence Technological School

  • Oxford Virtual Academy offering educational solutions outside of the traditional brick and mortar classroom

  • Oxford Dance Conservatory preparing students for a future in college and professional dance

  • Oxford International Program allowing opportunities for international students to attend Oxford High School enriching the educational experience for both domestic and foreign students alike

  • Oxford Schools Early College program allowing high school students to earn transferable college credits with the potential of earning up to an Associate’s degree upon graduation

  • Oxford Athletic Department offers nearly every Michigan High School Athletic Association sanctioned program, totaling 31 different sports including: bowling, hockey, lacrosse and ski team; club sports are also offered such as powerlifting and clay target league

  • No pay-to-play policy for athletes or performers

  • Countless national, award-winning, after-school organizations and clubs