OSC is registered as a guarantee company and operates as a nonprofit independent school based on the OSC Mission and Vision. Any revenues that exceed expenses are reinvested to improve the quality of education for OSC students.
Parents of every current full fee-paying student are members of the company and are invited to attend and vote at an annual general meeting each year.
OSC is governed by a nine-member Board of Directors elected from among the full fee-paying parents. The Head of School is a non-voting member of the Board.
The Board’s main responsibilities are to:
- Hire, support, and evaluate the Head of School, who serves as the chief executive officer of OSC
- Provide long-term strategic direction for OSC as an internationally accredited school
- Ensure long-term sustainability of OSC finances and facilities
The board’s role is not to run day-to-day school operations, mediate parent-teacher conflicts, address student behavior issues, decide on cafeteria menus, or create educational curricula. If you approach a board member with these types of concerns, we will generally refer you to our school’s professional faculty or administrators. The board’s focus is on long-term strategic goals.’