OCA ACADEMIC LIFE
Rigorous college prep curriculum; developing each student's God-given potential.
The academic program at Ozark Catholic Academy engages students in critical thinking and teaches them to become self-regulated learners in preparation for success in college and in life. Our faculty actively engage with students and course material to promote better understanding and develop the skills to form and articulate valid opinions. Through the Socratic teaching method, OCA students learn to hear and be open to different ideas. We are committed to an interdisciplinary view of education. This is evident in both our Humane Letters course, a combined study of History and Literature, and in our Math and Science curriculum, which encourages students to think creatively and across the disciplines.
HIGHLIGHTS OF AN OCA EDUCATION
Teaching to the individual; forming critical thinkers who are prepared for college and life.
A course in literature and history, taught in the Socratic method to encourage critical reading and thinking
A one-on-one mentoring program between students and faculty. Preparing students for life and for college.
PHYSICS FIRST SCIENCE CURRICULUM
Providing students a sound intellectual foundation for the study of biology and chemistry later in high school
FOUR YEARS OF LATIN
Training students in logical thinking through the language of law, medicine, science and liturgy
INDIVIDUALIZED COLLEGE PREP PROGRAM
Guiding students through the college application process including test preparation, college visits, college interest assessment and individual application assistance.
"My wife and I spoke with our daugher’s physics teacher. Our daugher was struggling. The teacher asked us, “help me to know how best your child learns so I may be better at teaching her”. This showed humility and showed she really wanted to bring out the mind that God had given our daughter. Our daughter ended up loving physics!"