OIS creates and maintains a positive and effective learning environment and dedicates itself to understanding the special needs of our youth and recognizing the importance of each individual.
OIS staff strives to reach each child's potential in academic and human development skills and to prepare our students as participating citizens in our community and society as a whole.
OIS recognizes the importance of working with the intellectual, emotional, social and physical development of each child.
OIS will provide for and affirm the importance of differences in cultural traditions.
OIS will work with students, parents, and community to provide a broad, meaningful educational experience.
OIS believes that "each child is a unique individual with his/her own set of values, assets, abilities and cultural traditions and will be treated as such".