7
out of 10

GreatSchools
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Schools serving similar student populations most often got a: 8
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SCORES ARE FROM 1 TO 10
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Test scores for low-income students
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School leader:  Cathy Okubo
815 Allerton Street
Redwood City, CA 94063-1360

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(650) 363-0611
(650) 367-4364
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Best known for
"School of Choice for parent participation. "

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus, Drama
  • World languages
    None
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31 reviews

Community rating

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Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · September 25, 2016
This is obviously a school with energetic teachers and engaged parents. But, this is no private school. People in reviews here have compared it to a private school. Teachers had classroom management skills and fun learning methods. Yet after... more

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Submitted by a parent · March 08, 2016
Orion is a gem in the Redwood City public school district. The teachers are incredibly dedicated, the principal is an approachable leader who knows every student by name and character, the parents are actively involved. My kids both love(d) going... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · February 22, 2016
I don't have enough words to praise the teachers we have had. They give so much, above and beyond.

Amount of homework: Agree
Submitted by a parent · February 22, 2016
No homework in K-2. I wish we had been here then! Instead, my kid suffered and cried over his weekly homework packet for years. The homework in 3-5 is useful and reasonable, and they never give weekend or vacation homework, because the priority is... more

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About this school

Orion School is a school of choice for parents who want to be actively involved in their child's education Orion students grow academically, socially and emotionally due to the ongoing and seamless partnership of the valued ideas, collaboration, leadership and support of the staff, parents and community.

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