Orchard School The

114 Old Settlers Rd
Alstead, NH 03602-0360
Tel: (603)835-2495
Grades: PK - K | 53 students
Our mission is to be an accessible place of learning that nurtures a sense of community, respect for individual differences, the land, lifelong learning and a connection between the cultural life of our rural community and that of the world beyond.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Inclusive Program
Year Founded 1991

Student Body

Total Students 53 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 23%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Orchard School The Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies based on the number of hours services are used.
% on Financial Aid 20%
Admissions Director Petra Gillette

School Notes:

  • Ages 2.5 - 6 throughout the year
  • Summer Camps for 2.5- 14 year olds for 6 weeks in the summer
  • Leadership training programs for adolescents
  • Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Kroka Expeditions (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Compass School (9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Saxtons River Montessori School (11.9 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marlow
    Kroka Expeditions
    Alternative School
    Grades: 12 | 12 students
    2 miles
    767 Nh Route 123
    Marlow, NH 03456
    (603)835-9087
    212
    12
  • Westminster Station
    Grades: 7-12 | 80 students
    9 miles
    Po Box 177
    Westminster Station, VT 05159
    (802)463-2525
    97-12
    80
  • Westminster
    Kurn Hattin Homes
    Alternative School
    Grades: 1-8 | 90 students
    9.6 miles
    Po Box 127
    Westminster, VT 05158
    (802)721-6921
    9.61-8
    90
  • Putney
    The Greenwood School
    All-boys  | Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 50 students
    10.2 miles
    14 Greenwood Lane
    Putney, VT 05346
    (802)387-4545
    10.26-12
    50
  • Westmoreland
    Pioneer Junior Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: 1-8 | 9 students
    10.9 miles
    13 Mount Gilboa Rd
    Westmoreland, NH 03467
    (603)399-4803
    10.91-8
    9

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