As one of the oldest teaching institutions in California, Orchard began
as a school for settlers in 1862. With over a century and a half of
academic history, we continue to educate today's young minds in becoming
As you visit the pages on this site, we hope to share our culture of
excellence and commitment through our faculty, parents and staff. And we
hope you agree that Orchard continues to create an environment that
nurtures personal and academic achievement one student at a time.
Lion King Jr. is coming to Orchard:
Orchard upper grade students have been practicing their performance of Starting Art's Lion King Jr.since the start of the school year. Come cheer our Bruins on at one of their upcoming performances.
These performances will take place on Friday, November 22nd at 7:00 p.m. in the Event Center and Saturday, November 23rd at 4:00 p.m. also in the Event Center.
Please revisit the Schedule/Next Steps for updates or contact your City Council Member for more information. The City of San Jose wants to build a freeway overpass that will drop down onto Silkwood Lane next to Orchard School from the other side of I-880. See the Project Limits and Sections.
More information can be found on our PTA site here.
After you have completed the enrollment process, you will be contacted by the Orchard School District Front Office to finalize and verify your enrollment. If you have any questions, please contact the Orchard School District Front Office at (408) 944-0388. Thank You!