Olive Crest Academy

  • 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 TypeSpecial 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 OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1995
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students134 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
67%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Olive Crest Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(written dress code available)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLisa Shea

School Notes

  • Students are placed at Olive Crest Academy through the IEP process of their local school district.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Orange
    Grades: 6-12
    1.4 miles
    3111 N. Tustin Street, Suite 240
    Orange, CA 92865
    (866)402-1699
    1.4 6-12
    n/a
  • Orange
    Orange Lutheran High School
    Orange Lutheran High School Photo - Orange Lutheran High School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1330 students
    0.7 miles
    2222 North Santiago Blvd
    Orange, CA 92867
    (714)998-5151
    0.7 9-12
    1330
  • Anaheim
    Grades: 1-12 | 123 students
    7.8 miles
    2530 W La Palma Ave
    Anaheim, CA 92801
    (714)995-1800
    7.8 1-12
    123
  • Anaheim
    Grades: 7-12 | 107 students
    3.5 miles
    1275 E. Broadway St.
    Anaheim, CA 92805
    (714)535-2535
    3.5 7-12
    107
  • Anaheim
    Grades: 1-12 | 52 students
    7.8 miles
    720 S Magnolia Ave
    Anaheim, CA 92804
    (714)871-4635
    7.8 1-12
    52

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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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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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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