Orion Academy

Tel: (925)377-0789
Orion Academy provides a quality college-preparatory program for secondary students whose academic success is compromised by a neuro cognitive disability such as Asperger's syndrome, or NLD (Non-verbal Learning Disorder).
Orion students are bright young people whose potential for success in the world is often unrealized as a result of their disorders.
As a group, these students suffer profound difficulty with information processing and integration.
This, coupled with significant social skill problems, often makes it impossible to function and succeed in existing high school programs.
Without the necessary program modifications and social skill training, their future has been uncertain.
Orion Academy offers these students an academic curriculum that is challenging and structured, rich in its academic offerings and uniquely tailored to the strengths and needs of our students.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 8 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 62 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Orion Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Contra Costa Jewish Day School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Danville Montessori School (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Saklan Valley School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Danville Danville Montessori School
    Montessori School
    919 Camino Ramon
    Danville , CA , 94526
    (925)838-7434
    Montessori School
    1  mi  |  48  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Lafayette St. Perpetua School
    (Roman Catholic)
    3445 Hamlin Road
    Lafayette , CA , 94549
    (925)284-1640
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.7  mi  |  261  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Moraga Saklan Valley School
    1678 School Street
    Moraga , CA , 94556
    (925)376-7900
    1.9  mi  |  162  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Lafayette Contra Costa Jewish Day School
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    955 Risa Road
    Lafayette , CA , 94549
    (925)284-8288
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    2  mi  |  160  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Lafayette
    The Child Day School - Lafayette
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1049 Stuart St
    Lafayette , CA , 94549
    (925)284-7092
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2.5  mi  |  15  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG

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