The Orchard School

Tel: (317)251-9253
Grades: PK - 8 | 543 students
As an independent, non-sectarian school for students in preschool through grade eight, The Orchard School is committed to the following: the Orchard School guides each student to develop the knowledge, confidence and character essential for a life of learning, leadership and positive contribution to society; we provide academic excellence by achieving high standards that extend beyond grade-level benchmarks; and by encouraging independent thought, inquiry, critical thinking, creative expression, construction and application of knowledge, and problem solving; we encourage behavioral excellence by developing character, service, and personal and civic responsibility; respecting self, others and environment; and living Orchard’s core values of friendship, fairness, honesty, responsibility, self-discipline, respect, trustworthiness, compassion, integrity (moral courage).

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 543 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade The Orchard School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Rabbi Naftali Riff Yeshiva (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hasten Hebrew Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hasten Hebrew Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • Indianapolis The Rabbi Naftali Riff Yeshiva
    All-boys  (Jewish)
    6510 Hoover Rd
    Indianapolis , IN , 46260
    (317)253-5253
    All-boys  (Jewish)
    0.3  mi  |  7  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Indianapolis
    Hasten Hebrew Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    6602 Hoover Rd
    Indianapolis , IN , 46260
    (317)251-1261
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    0.4  mi  |  115  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Indianapolis
    Jewish Community Center Ece
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    6701 Hoover Rd
    Indianapolis , IN , 46260
    (317)251-9467
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.4  mi  |  77  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Indianapolis
    Christ Church Child Care & Christian Academy
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    6601 Grandview Dr
    Indianapolis , IN , 46260
    (317)254-1946
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.9  mi  |  15  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Indianapolis
    Sycamore School
    Special Program Emphasis
    1750 W 64th Street
    Indianapolis , IN , 46260
    (317)202-2500
    Special Program Emphasis
    1  mi  |  415  students  |  Gr.  NS-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 12, 2014 - This school is amazing. Students learn it love learning. Since I am a student I would know what it would be like in a students place, and it is truly one of the best thing ps a student could ask for. As of the 2013-2014 school year I am in the 7th grade and unfourtuntly have to begin to look for a new school, Orchard is so amazing and I''m hoping they build a high school onto the current area (possibly over the track??? ;) I don''t like running). I''m a naturally born bad speller by the way for the spelling mistake above. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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