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About Orchard Park Public School


Ochard Park School, situated in the north of Niagara Falls, was built in 1958. The original building contained six classrooms and a Kindergarten room but the school community grew quite rapidly and in 1964 seven additional classrooms, a gymnasium, and a library were built. In 2010 the addition of a new administrative area, entrance and gymnasium as well as the renovation of the library has made Orchard Park a modern learning environment.

Today our school has an enrolment of 345 students organized into 13 homeroom classes encompassing Kindergarten to Grade 8.

Our teaching staff consists of 16 full time teachers, 1 learning resource teacher, 2 designated early childhood educators, a principal , as well as a support staff of 1 secretary, caretakers, 3 educational assistants, and 3 lunch supervisors. We are very proud of our team!

Our large playground area allows plenty of room for our students to be active. As well, teaching staff provides a very busy interschool sports program. The SMART boards within our building are very engaging. The school is fully networked for Internet and Intranet. We have portable laptops that our students enjoy using. We are pleased to be using funds from various sources to enhance the materials that are available to our students within the library.

Orchard Park’s committed School Council work with staff to foster school curriculum initiatives and improvement projects.

Like all District School Board of Niagara schools Orchard Park is committed to personal growth, productive citizenship and lifelong learning for all. Our challenge is to provide opportunities for each child to learn, develop and reach his/her full potential in all facets of his/her learning. We have teachers involved in the DSBN Literacy and Numeracy Initiatives, and many more individual professional development programs.