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OCSD5 is seeking New, Vibrant Teacher
for the 2016-17 School Year

Teacher Openings Available:

Elementary, Early Childhood, Middle Level Math, Middle Level Social Studies, Middle Level ELA, Media Specialist, Secondary English, Secondary Science, Secondary Social Studies, Secondary Math, Spanish, Music, ESOL, SPED Multi-categorical, School Psychologist

Must be SC certified and/or Highly Qualified or eligible for SC certification in the area of Education.

2016-17 OCSD5 District Teacher of the Year Announced

    Orangeburg Consolidated School District Five (OCSD5) teachers, staff and administrators gathered at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School on the morning of August 12, 2016 to kick-off the start of a new school year. Following an Opening Session themed around Olympic Games with Superintendent Dr. Jesse Washington leading the way, the district introduced its Teachers of the Year from each of the district’s schools along with the 2016-17 District Teacher of the Year.
    The Teachers of the Year from each school are as follows: Cathy Lawrence, Bethune-Bowman Elementary School; Sherri Dennis, Dover Elementary School; Veronica Hodges, Brookdale Elementary School; Keisha McCullough, Marshall Elementary School; Jessica McCormick, Mellichamp Elementary School; Arlequanda Gates, Rivelon Elementary School; Akua Polidore, Sheridan Elementary School; Andrea Shuler, Whittaker Elementary School; Malissa Wright, Clark Middle School; Elizabeth Humphrey, Howard Middle School; Katherine Mack, Bethune-Bowman Middle/High School; Jeffrey Hall, North Middle/High School; Paulette Richardson, Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School; Artis Coulter, The Technology Center; and Erick Kouamegni, High School for Health Professions.
    The 2016-17 OCSD5 District Teacher of the Year is Jeffrey Hall, 6th-7th grade Social Studies teacher at North Middle/High School. Hall is a veteran teacher with an inspiring personal story and an outstanding record of success in the classroom.
    For the rest of the article look under "District News" on the right side of this webpage.

Seven OCSD5 Students Selected for
SC Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics
Class of 2018

    Seven students from Orangeburg Consolidated School District Five (OCSD5) have been selected for admission into the Class of 2018 of the prestigious South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM). The students were chosen from a very competitive applicant pool and are among the best of the 149 students invited to join the GSSM in residence this Fall.
     The students are: Calvin Aduma (High School for Health Professions), Kelvin Aduma (High School for Health Professions), Jackie Booker (High School for Health Professions), Danielle Dantzler (High School for Health Professions), Ivana Devine (Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School), Parth Patel (High School for Health Professions), and Rick Kouamegni (High School for Health Professions).
    The students, along with their parents and teachers, were recognized for their accomplishments at a special reception hosted by the GSSM on the evening of May 26, 2016 on the campus of Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.
    The GSSM is a high school for academically motivated juniors and seniors pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering, and math and is one of only twelve specialized, residential high schools in the nation. The GSSM was founded in 1998 under the leadership of former Governor Carroll Campbell and Charles Coker, then-president of Sonoco Products Company.


Click HERE to view information and resources related to the proposed legislation on school consolidation in Orangeburg County, including a copy of the proposed legislation, current laws governing the three school districts, and related maps. (This link will take you to the Orangeburg Co. School District Provisions on the Orangeburg County website.)

 Welcome to our website!

    We hope you enjoy the Orangeburg Consolidated School District 5 website. A lot of work and attention went into streamlining the website's navigation menus and in reorganizing the way information is categorized to improve the online experience of every OCSD5 website visitor. We hope you will find it to be a valuable resource. Pages feature class descriptions, documents, homework assignments, presentations, research links, multimedia, and more. Teachers and staff members are updating their designs on their webpages periodically.
    Our goal is to keep the website current and full of information. So check back with us frequently to see the latest news about our schools and to learn about upcoming activities. As always, we welcome your suggestions and feedback at publicrelations@ocsd5.ne