OXFORD — Applications for new kindergarten-12th grade student enrollments at Oxford Preparatory School for the 2022-23 school year will be available at oxfordprep.org when open enrollment begins on Nov 1.

Oxford Prep is an independent and tuition-free public charter school that is designed to mold students into future leaders through completion of a rigorous curriculum while focusing on community service and developing an appreciation of the arts. It offers a college preparatory curriculum, a variety of competitive middle school and varsity athletic teams, and has an expanded campus at 6041 Landis Road in Oxford.

School officials invite the families of prospective students to learn more about the unique offerings of Oxford Prep. All prospective families are invited to the school’s first information session and tours on Thursday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. for the lower school and 6:45 p.m. for the upper school at 6041 Landis Road in Oxford. Information about all of these events are posted on the school’s website, oxfordprep.org.

To be considered for a potential lottery, all applications must be submitted online by Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. If more applications are received than available seats in any grade, a blind public lottery will be held on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022. All students choosing to attend OPS will need to confirm enrollment by completing and sending in an enrollment submission by Thursday, March 11, 2022.

After Jan. 10, applications received will be placed at the end of the waiting list as determined by the lottery.

For additional comment, please contact Andrew Swanner, Oxford Prep executive director, at swannerab@oxfordprep.org or 919-690-0360.