Welcome to Oakland Heights Elementary 


Go Oakies!!!


 Mission Statement 

 The mission of Oakland Heights Elementary is to establish a strong foundation for lifelong learning by infusing learning styles theories, technology, individualized student instruction, character education, arts integration, and parental involvement to meet the needs of our diverse student population.

Our Motto

 All students can learn.

 Student !earning is the chief priority of our school.

 Curriculum and. instructional practices should incorporate a variety of learning activities to accommodate the different ways that children learn.

  Students learn best when they are actively engaged and material is presented in meaningful contexts.

  Staff members are committed to continuous professional development in order
to help students become confident, self-directed learners.

 Staff members hold high expectations for students in both academics and-self-

Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional,
and intellectual needs.

  A student's self-esteem is enhanced by positive relationships, mutual respect
and recognition as a valued individual.

  A safe and physically comfortable environment promotes student learning.

 Educators, parents, students and community members share in the responsibility for providing a supportive learning environment within our school.


601 59th Avenue

Meridian, MS  39307

(601) 484-4983


School Events
•  3rd Grade Gateway Exit Test
4/27/2015 to 5/1/2015
Millionaire Club
​How long does it take to read 1,000,000 words? Just ask our newest members of the Principal's Millionaires Club! Princess...

Duct Tape Ms. Young to the WALL!!!   
Our Principal is a TRUE Champion of Change.  Students duct tape Ms. Young to the wall for Relay for Life.  She does...

Career Fair   
Oakland Heights hosted its first ever career fair.  This event was spear headed by Coach Wanda Hicks.  Several careers...

Beauty and Beau Pageant   
First ever pageant was held Saturday, April 11th.  The students were dressed up and presented themselves with elegance. ...

Oakland Heights Named 'Champion of Change' by MDE   
  Congratulations to Oakland Heights Elementary School for being named a 'Champion of Change' and earning High Progress...

Quilt Donated to South Harbor Shelter   
Students in Cindy Burt’s Behavior and Social Skills Classes at Oakland Heights and Crestwood Elementary Schools recently...

Key Field Base Tour   
EVENT:  Base tour for Oakland Heights 3rd Graders (80pax), Thursday 19 Feb, 0830-1030. PURPOSE: To Enhance Career Awareness. ...

Tag Team Wins Teacher/Support Staff of the Year   
The two of them together make one BIG HAPPY team.  Their students love them and their hard work and dedication shows through...

Veteran's Day   
Oakies pay tribute to local veterans and our esteemed guest speaker was Colonel Billy M. Nabors.

Celebration Dinner   
On August 21st,  the following students enjoyed dinner with their teacher Mrs. Turnage at Logans Roadhouse because of their...

Faith Baptist Church Celebrates The Teachers   
Faith Baptist Church invited the staff to lunch at their church on August 4th.  Teachers received the royal treatment from...

Community Rally at Western Gardens   
The back to school rally at Western Gardens was a hugh success.  Thanks to everyone for coming out to show support and to...