All campus parking spots are currently sold/occupied.  Students wishing to be put on a waiting list must email Mr. Lange.  You must have your restricted or full license to be placed on the list.  Students will be contacted if spots become available later in the year.

2017-18 CAMPUS PARKING - PROCEDURES 

Note: You must have a valid driver’s license to apply for parking at OCHS.

  • Student parking will be assigned prior to Fall Registration this year.
  • Parking is only available to Juniors and Seniors.
  • Eligible students must return applications by July 14 th to be considered for campus parking prior to the start of school.
    • Late applications will not be processed until after Fall Registration dates.
  • Dates for late parking distribution will be posted at Fall Registration.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license at time of application.
    • Must show license when you pick up parking tag.
  • Must meet all parking criteria/regulations at time of application.
  • 2016-2017 School attendance is “frozen” at the end of the year. Parent notes, doctor’s notes, etc. will not be accepted to correct unexcused absent events that restrict students from campus parking.
  • Parking spots will be assigned by school administration.
    • Seniors will be able to request front, middle or back of lot preference with no guarantees of spot placement.
    • Students wishing to park near friends should submit their applications on the same day (no guarantees).
    • Co-Op students will be assigned Co-Op parking as space allows.
    • All Junior spots will be assigned by administration.
  • Students must attend Registration and pay their fees first to receive their parking tag prior to the start of school.
    • Tags will be available for pre-approved students at registration after fees are paid and your registration ticket is completely filled out.

2017-18 Student Parking -  REGULATIONS

Parking on campus is a privilege.

  1. Permission to park on campus is extended to Junior and Senior students ONLY—no exceptions.
  2. Students qualifying for parking pay a $25.00 fee during registration and receive a tag to be displayed at all times. Late applications will need a separate check after school starts in the Fall.
  3. Students must present a valid driver’s license, not a permit, at time of registration/application. Spaces will not be held for students who do not qualify.
  4. Parking tags are non-transferable. No student cannot lend or sell their parking tag for any reason. Violation of this policy could result in permanent loss of parking privileges.
  5. Upon arriving at school, student are expected to exit their car, lock doors and enter school immediately.
  6. Parking lots are off limits (8:45 – 3:45) during the school day. Any student needing to go to a car must obtain a pass from an administrator.
  7. Students will be assigned a specific lot and space in which they are to park.
  8. Student tags MUST BE CLEARLY DISPLAYED AT ALL TIMES, or may be SUBJECT TO TOWING (at the owner’s expense).
  9. Students MUST PARK IN THEIR ASSIGNED SPACE or COULD BE TOWED (at the owner’s expense).
  10. Students deemed driving reckless, speeding, or not following adult directions on school grounds may forfeit their parking tag for one month minimum or up to one year. The speed limit in the parking lot is 15 MPH.
  11. Student’s cars can be subject to random searches by the administration.
  12. Students losing their drivers licenses under No Pass-No Drive or other reasons will also lose their parking.
  13. Any motor vehicle violation will result in in suspension of parking for 6 months or 3 months if court diversion program is completed through the County Attorney(Board Policy 9017-F). A second violation in their school tenure will result in permanent suspension. 
  14. Parking will be suspended 30-days to 1-school year for any tobacco/e-cigg/vape, drug or alcohol violation
  15. Student and Parent(s) acknowledge that they are familiar with OCHS and OCBE policies relating to automobiles as outlined in the OCHS student/parent handbook.
  16. Criteria for parking privileges:
  • Students must have passed at least 5 classes the previous semester as required by the No Pass/No Drive KRS 159.051 and maintained a cumulative un-weighted 2.0 GPA to be eligible for parking privileges.
  • Prior year student attendance record must have no more than six (6) unexcused absences or six (6) unexcused tardies.
  • Any student who has been referred to the OCBE for truancy will not be eligible to apply for parking privileges.
  • Students with serious cumulative disciplinary infractions (i.e. suspensions for drugs/alcohol, fighting, weapons, have outstanding fees and/or obligations, repeated parking violations of parking on campus without authorizations prior to being granted the privilege to park) will not be granted parking privileges.
  • Students must have demonstrated good faith effort on all state assessments and all other standardized tests to obtain parking privileges.
  • Students who fail to meet the eligibility requirements may reapply for parking privileges after the holiday (winter) Break. To be eligible, a student must have no failing grades or unexcused absences/tardies during the previous semester.
  • Students with parking privileges that acquire 3 tardies to school will lose parking for 30 days. For every 3 tardies following the initial suspension, another 30-day suspension will go into effect.
  • Students with more than 8 unexcused absences at the end of the first semester will lose parking second semester.