Olive Crest Academy

2190 N. Canal Street
Orange, CA 92865-0927
Tel: (714)998-6571
Grades: K - 12 | 134 students
Olive Crest Academy is a non-public, non-profit special education school serving special education students, grades K-12,  in Orange and Los Angeles counties.
OCA is dedicated to meeting the academic, emotional, and behavioral needs of exceptional students through individualized and innovative educational programs.
This includes the mastery of basic academic skills, critical thinking skills, social skills, vocational skills, and the development of independence, mutual respect, feelings of self-worth and confidence.
The essence of the philosophy lies in the belief that growth is facilitated through human interaction between child, parent, and staff.
We believe that personal growth and love of learning should be nurtured as a lifelong process. 

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council for Exceptional Children
National Association of Private Special Education Centers
California Association of Private Special Education Schools (CAPSES)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Learning Programs Supported Mild/Moderate Special Education
Year Founded 1995

Student Body

Total Students 134 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Olive Crest Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(written dress code available)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate 99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Lisa Grabowski

School Notes:

Students are placed at Olive Crest Academy through the IEP process of their local school district.

Profile last updated: 01/15/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Orangewood Academy (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is First Baptist Church Children's Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is First Baptist Church Children's Center (0.1 miles away)
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  • Santa Ana
    First Baptist Church Children's Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: PK-K | 34 students
    0.1 miles
    1010 W 17th St
    Santa Ana, CA 92706
    (650)424-1221
    0.1PK-K
    34
  • Santa Ana
    Grades: PK-KG | 32 students
    0.3 miles
    1200 W 17th St
    Santa Ana, CA 92706
    (714)834-1966
    0.3PK-KG
    32
  • Santa Ana
    Grades: PK-5 | 108 students
    0.5 miles
    1032 N Ross St
    Santa Ana, CA 92701
    (714)541-9378
    0.5PK-5
    108
  • Santa Ana
    Grades: K-8 | 177 students
    1 miles
    601 N Western Ave
    Santa Ana, CA 92703
    (714)542-5177
    1K-8
    177
  • Santa Ana
    Grades: KG-8 | 211 students
    1.1 miles
    608 E Civic Center Dr
    Santa Ana, CA 92701
    (714)542-2704
    1.1KG-8
    211

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