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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 134 students
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1995
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
134 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
67%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Olive Crest Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(written dress code available)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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

School Notes

  • Students are placed at Olive Crest Academy through the IEP process of their local school district.
Source: Verified school update

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I think that the school is a wonderful place that truly cares for the students. The students are able to learn and grow while working on issues that have inhibited them in the learning process. The staff is compassionate and caring. It is a very special place.
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5  
Olive Crest Academy is an amazing place to work. The staff, students, and culture is what makes this place so great. There are rules, routines, and policies for different types of behaviors. The training program for new staff was very helpful when I first started. I would recommend this school!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 134 students
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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