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How it all started
In 1966, Odessa Christian School operated in the educational building of the Church of Christ at 600 North Jackson in Odessa offering pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and first grade to 44 students with plans for an additional grade to be added each year through six grades.  In September, 1969, classes from pre-kindergarten to sixth grade began using the new building at 2000 Doran Drive.  Today, OCS employs 30 outstanding and dedicated faculty and staff members, while school enrollment reaches 135 to 175 students every year.

Founders, Key Individuals in the Early Days
Incorporators of OCS were J.E. Perkins, Joe R. Thompson, A. Neil McDonald, Jr., and Ken Griffin.
The original board of directors included Dan Billingsly, Ken Griffin, A. Neil McDonald, Jr., H.D. Hatch, Berry H. Mansell, J.E. Perkins, Joe R. Thompson.  Other key individuals in the early days of OCS included Dr. J.D. Cone, Al Squire, Wallace Cunningham, Frank Harrell, Bob Watts, Joe Cross, and Wanda Carter.

OCS is accredited by the National Christian School Association (NCSA) and is a member of the Odessa Chamber of Commerce.