"No Excuses, Only Excellence"

OCSD5 Mission 

OCSD5 exists to provide effective teaching and learning through equitable, high expectations and digital learning environments to ensure academic success for all students through collaborative partnerships.

OCSD5 Vision

OCSD5 will graduate all students with life characteristics, world-class knowledge and skills, college and career ready.




Helpful Resources 

2017-18 School Calendar                                Read to Succeed 


School Supply List 2017-2018                         Powerscool for Parents





Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Registration


January 17, 2018



Brookdale Elementary School will begin accepting application for our Pre-Kindergarten program starting January 17, 2018.  Please have the following documents to submit with your completed application.To retrieve a copy of the application, click on tab under Parent Resources or visit the school.  Spanish version of application is also available.  If you have any questions, please contact Ms. M. Grant.


  • Birth Certificate (DHEC issued)
  • Social Security Card (original)
  • Immunization (updated for school)
  • Two current proofs of resident (bank statement, lease agreement, utility bill, cable bill)
  • Medicaid Card (if applicable) or Insurance Card
  • Proof of Income ( Pay stub, Statement of Benefits)





Brookdale's Professional Development

"Interperting Instructional Standards"



 Brookdale Elementary and
OCSD5 District Teacher of the Year

Dr. Mary Williams

   I am elated to be selected to represent Orangeburg Consolidated School District Five as the 2017-2018 District Teacher of the Year and Brookdale Elementary as the 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year!!!! This honor is a blessing  that I will not take lightly. I am a native of St. George, SC.  I graduated from St. George High School, Class of '94.  I received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Claflin University, a Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education from South Carolina State University, a Master of Education in Educational Technology from Lesley University, an Education Specialist degree in Instructional Leadership from Argosy University, and a Doctor of Education degree from Argosy University in Instructional Leadership.  I am a proud mother of two beautiful, talented, and smart college students and a Bonus Mom to a precious GLAM baby.  I enjoy traveling, eating different cuisines, spending time with family and friends, and reading. My inspirational motto is: To whom much is give, much is required. Again, it is an honor to serve as the 2017-2018 District Teacher of the Year and Brookdale Elementary's 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year. 

 District 5 Year Strategic Plan 2017



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