Details overview

Hours 8:20 AM - 2:40 PM
School leader Laura Markson
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Special Education
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Project-based
Standards-based
Therapeutic

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
1
Music
including: Theory
0
Languages
Music Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught None

Support

12
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Learning lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Outdoor learning lab
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) OT; adventure based therapy,
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
0
Clubs
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:45 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Art teacher
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.theorionschool.org/admissions.htm
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $20000
Tuition range (high) $20000
For the year 2013-2014
Financial aid offered Outside scholarships
Tax credits
Vouchers accepted Yes