News at Orchard

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    Welcome Message From Head of School

    Click the video to hear a welcome message from our Head of School and to learn more about the success of our responsive, experiential classrooms.
    Click here to read Tom Rosenbluth's opening letter for the 2014-2015 school year.

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    Orchard Success Stories

    An Orchard eighth grader speaks to hundreds of grandparents and visitors about what The Orchard School has meant to him and his family.

    Congratulations to Orchard graduate Julia Weiner! Julia is a National Merit Scholar Semifinalist. We're proud of you, Julia!

    Congratulations to Orchard graduate Max Magid! Max is a National Merit Scholar Semifinalist. We're proud of you, Max!

    Once again, The Orchard School was featured on WISH-TV's Indy Style!
    Click here to see July's segment.

    Click here to see the June segment.

    Click here for the 2014-15 "Quick Glance" School Calendar.
    Click here for the 2014-15 Detailed School Calendar.

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    A Meaningful Heritage

    Orchard’s founding philosophy honored children as the curious, insightful, dignified human beings they are — it is a heritage that remains at the heart of daily life at Orchard.

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    Global Readiness

    Orchard’s diversity, multicultural curriculum and world-conscious perspective equip students with the kind of insight and experience required in a global society.

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    Nature as Teacher

    In an increasingly urban world, nature remains central to the Orchard experience with over 40 wooded acres where students can learn, play, be inspired, soothed, intrigued and enlightened.

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    State-of-the-Art Resources

    Relative to its program, Orchard’s physical plant and technological resources are unsurpassed by the best schools in the nation.

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    Successful Outcomes

    Leadership, critical thinking, confidence, communication skills, integrity, character, social skills, as well as proven high school and college success are recognizable attributes of Orchard students.

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    Diversity is a Given

    Integral to Orchard's academic excellence is a dynamic, multicultural education within a widely diverse community that is constantly evolving and growing.

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    Parents as Partners

    Involved families thrive at Orchard. Teachers and parents are viewed as a cohesive team sharing insights in order to maximize and complement a student’s learning and growth.

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    Students Who Love School

    When students are “truly engaged” by teachers who have the time and interest to focus on each student and engage his or her intellectual and creative curiosity, learning is endlessly interesting.

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    The Best Teaching

    Teachers who are recognized nationally for their expertise, high standards and curricular innovations such as teaching teams, meaningful integration of disciplines, infusion of technology and hands-on, experiential learning.


Fri Sep 19

PreS - 4 Grandparents & Special Friends Day

8:00am - 10:30am
Tue Sep 23

New Parent Green Tray Lunch

The Dignity Center
11:30am - 1:00pm

High School Information Fair at The Orchard School

6:30pm - 9:00pm
Mon Sep 29

6th Grade Parent Peer Group

7:00pm - 8:00pm