Orchard School The

Tel: (603)835-2495
  • Our mission is to be an accessible place of learning that nurtures a sense of community, respect for individual differences, the land, lifelong learning and a connection between the cultural life of our rural community and that of the world beyond.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedInclusive Program
Year Founded1991

Student Body

Total Students53 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 12%
Students by GradeOrchard School The Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio27:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students

Finances and Admission

% on Financial Aid
20%

School Notes

  • Ages 2.5 - 6 throughout the year
  • Summer Camps for 2.5- 14 year olds for 6 weeks in the summer
  • Leadership training programs for adolescents

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  • Marlow
    Kroka Expeditions
    Alternative School
    Grades: 3-12
    1.8 miles
    767 Forest Road
    Marlow, NH 03456
    (603)835-9087
    1.83-12
    n/a
  • Westminster Station
    Compass School
    Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 80 students
    7.5 miles
    7892 US Route 5
    Westminster Station, VT 05159
    (802)463-2525
    7.57-12
    80
  • Westminster
    Kurn Hattin Homes
    Alternative School
    Grades: K-8 | 90 students
    9.6 miles
    Po Box 127
    Westminster, VT 05158
    (802)721-6932
    9.6K-8
    90
  • Putney
    The Greenwood School
    All-boys  | Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 54 students
    10.2 miles
    14 Greenwood Lane
    Putney, VT 05346
    (802)387-4545
    10.26-12
    54
  • Westmoreland
    Pioneer Junior Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: 1-8 | 9 students
    10.9 miles
    13 Mount Gilboa Rd
    Westmoreland, NH 03467
    (603)399-4803
    10.91-8
    9

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