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About Orchard

Orchard is a K-6 elementary school with about 380 students in both general education and special education classes. Our staff of approximately 20 certificated teachers includes a resource specialist, physical education specialist, band teachers, and one administrator. The support staff includes a part-time nurse, speech therapist, psychologist, secretary, one part-time secretary, part-time librarian, special education instruction assistants, custodians, cafeteria assistants, four noon time yard supervisors.  

The mission of Orchard Elementary School is to create a safe and supportive environment that emphasizes self-esteem and the mastery of academic and life skills to help students become life-long learners. Goals include cultivating each child’s intellectual capabilities, their awareness of moral, cultural and human values, as well as multicultural differences and being environmentally responsible. It is a strongly held belief by the Orchard School community that teaching and learning are the responsibilities of students, staff, and parents working collaboratively.