Orchard School

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2408 Trout Gulch Rd

Aptos, CA 95003

(831) 688-1074

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 46

Students Per Teacher: 8

Parent Reviews

16 Parent Reviews for Orchard School

I love this school! Teachers treat the students with respect! They see the children as people who just haven't been on the planet as long and need help understanding what appropriate behavior and rules need to be followed. Academically, I was thrilled with the "hands on", creative and critical thinking ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/14/14

My son attends Orchard and is very happy. The academics are great with specialized teachers for each major discipline including math, language arts/social studies and science. Students also study art, music, drama, Spanish, gardening, circus arts, and leadership. Lots of outdoor time allows kids to come ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/10/14

this school is a five star education and the best childhood a parent could wish for. the community is so close. i can't imagine hot having all of my children attend any other school. by far the best.

Posted by a parent on 06/03/12

Orchard School is awesome! My son is thriving there. He is learning to "love to learn". The teachers are talented and care deeply about their students. All kids are valued for who they are as individuals. It is a family-like community where kids of all ages are friends with each other and help each other. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/02/12

We are thrilled with Orchard. We have 2 children - one in fourth grade, one in kindergarten. Orchard is a great school, allowing your child to work at his/her own pace, in a beyond incredible environment. One of the first things I noticed when visiting there was how friendly the kid were - they were ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/23/11

I love Orchard School because children are given ample time in nature and many opportunities for learning in different ways. My son learnt to read in third grade and now is devouring books at an alarming rate. All the students are honored for their own unique talents and being good at juggling is no ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/17/10

My son loves to go to school everyday! It's a small, loving community with earth-conscious individuals and teachers who genuinely care about our children and want to see them grow into themselves and be dynamic, bright, compassionate human beings. Surrounded by and within nature, our kids see the natural ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/13/10

Orchard School's Mission is Threefold * 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 * To nurture responsibility, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/13/10

Best school I've ever seen, encourages creativity, non-violent communication, participation, interaction, nature, low student/teacher ratios, little emphasis on testing/marks/competition.

Posted by a parent on 10/13/10

The amazing 14 acre campus with plenty of wild spaces, beautiful blend of freedom and structure, caring teachers who really honor and celebrate each child's greatness, small classes, amazing circus arts, gardening, drama and art programs!

Posted by a parent on 10/13/10

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Aptos schools — Orchard School is located at 2408 Trout Gulch Rd, Aptos CA 95003. 2408 Trout Gulch Rd is in the 95003 ZIP code in Aptos, CA Orchard School is a Private school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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