FAQ's - Summer

1. How do we enter the building during the summer?

Access to the main office is via the front doors on Bay Avenue. Visitors may park in the semi-circular area in the front of the building on Bay Avenue. Our address is 1801 Bay Avenue. Please ring the doorbell and you will be buzzed in. In addition, our phone number at OCIS is 399-5611.

2. What are the hours that the school is open during the summer?

The school office is open from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm starting July 1st until August 17th. Starting August 18th, the office hours return to normal (7:30 am to 4:00 pm).

3. What do I do if I moved here and need to register my child?

A phone call to the school's guidance secretary, Mrs. Brown, would be appreciated. Mrs. Brown's phone number is 399-5611, ext. 5417 and her email is mbrown@ocsdnj.org . Our guidance secretary will inform you of the proper documents that are necessary and/or will help with the process.

4. Is there an orientation for new students?

For the upcoming school year, our new student orientation will occur on August 30th. There are two orientations, one for the students and families of 4th grade students (9:30 am) and a separate orientation for students new to the district that are in grades five through eight (10:30 am).

5. When does school usually begin for the school year?

The school year typically starts the week of Labor Day. Please check the district website for the school calendar.

6. Where can we find out information about school lunches and lunch account information?

The OCIS website has a link under "Get Informed" for "Food Services". Once in this section you will find menus and other important documents, including online lunch accounts.

7. When are student schedules sent out?

Student schedules are usually mailed in mid-August, just prior to the new student orientation.

8. Are there summer reading assignments?

The school website lists Summer Reading on the left side of the front page. Each grade has its own link with a Summer Reading Book List. Below the Summer Reading tabs you will also find information on School Supplies, which is also broken down by grades.