Orchard School

2408 Trout Gulch Rd
Aptos, CA 95003-0950
     Tel: (831)688-1074
        
   
Grades: K - 6 | 44 students
Orchard School, founded in 1983, is rooted in the belief that children naturally want to learn, and when given a safe, dynamic scholastic experience, grow to be happy and independent life-long learners.
We believe that children need to live vigorously in an environment that invites exploration.
Our woods, orchard, open fields, and seasonal stream provide rich resources and stimulation.
Our mission is to provide an educational experience in which a child's self esteem and intellectual curiosity remain intact; to offer a scholastic curriculum which is factually rich, skill building, environmentally and socially strong; and to nurture responsibility, independence and empowerment in the academic process for success in life's future pursuits.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 6

Student Body

Total Students 44 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 11%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Orchard School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Merit Academy (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Magic Apple School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Santa Cruz Montessori School (2.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AptosMagic Apple School
    Special Program Emphasis
    2120 Trout Gulch
    AptosCA 95003
    (831)688-1753
    Special Program Emphasis
    0.2 mi | 59 students | Gr. 2-6                      
  • AptosTwin Lakes Christian School
      (Christian)
    2701 Cabrillo College Drive
    AptosCA 95003
    (831)465-3301
      (Christian)
    2.5 mi | 236 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • AptosSanta Cruz Montessori School
    Montessori School
    6230 Soquel Dr
    AptosCA 95003
    (831)476-1646
    Montessori School
    2.6 mi | 295 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • SoquelTara Redwood School
    Montessori School
    5810 Prescott Rd
    SoquelCA 95073
    (831)462-9632
    Montessori School
    2.8 mi | 51 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • AptosAptos Academy
    1940 Bonita Dr
    AptosCA 95003
    (831)688-1080
    3.1 mi | 98 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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