Academic Life

The academic program at The Orme School emphasizes mastery in all subjects. Courses include AP English Language and Literature and an intermediate course offering English as a Second Language (ESL). There are four years of mathematics, including AP Calculus and AP Statistics, a history program with several AP courses and electives, and a Science Department with modern laboratory facilities for environmental science, biology, chemistry, and AP Biology. Skilled instruction in fine arts, drama, and other experiential electives provides balance to a carefully planned college preparatory course of study.

Small classes offer individualized attention and more direct involvement with faculty. The average class size at Orme is nine students, with opportunities throughout the day and evening for students to meet one-on-one with their teachers. Coursework extends well beyond the confines of the schoolroom through outdoor learning, field trips, and study abroad opportunities.