Welcome Military Families!
Owens Cross Roads Elementary School is dedicated to providing the very best education possible for all its students, including students in military families. Our school celebrates military recognition events such as:
- The Month of the Military Child- April
- PurpleUp! For Military Kids!
- Military Appreciation events
- Veterans Day
- AND MORE!
OCR's Student 2 Student organization is ready to welcome and support all military students and families.
The Alabama State Department of Education awards the Purple Star designation to schools that demonstrate military-friendly practices and a commitment to military students and families. OCR was designated a Purple Star School in April 2023.