Our School

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Orchard Park Elementary opened its doors for the first time in the Fall of 2001. We are located in one of the fastest growing counties in South Carolina, a few miles south of Charlotte, North Carolina. We are part of the highly ranked Fort Mill School District. We regularly experience the challenges and excitement of an ever-expanding school and school system. Despite this growth, we are very fortunate to be able to maintain an adequate pupil/teacher ratio.

Orchard Park opened with approximately 400 students, but has the ability to hold 900 students at full capacity. Orchard Park's certified staff includes: 

* Classroom teachers 
* Full time related arts teachers for art, guidance, the media center, music, physical education, and technology
* Special education teachers 
* Gifted and Talented teachers 
* Reading & Math Specialists
* Reading Recovery Teacher
* A SC State Reading Coach 
* Lead Teacher 
* Principal and Assistant Principal

Non-certified staff includes: 

* Kindergarten assistants 
* technology assistant,
* three office support staff employees,
* a school nurse,
* a complete cafeteria staff

Principal: Mr. Matthew Johnson
Grades: K-5
Enrollment: 770+ 
School Colors: Burgundy and Gold
School Mascot: Eagle
School Motto: Soar High with Pride!
School Hours: 7:40 a.m. - 2:25 p.m.
Accreditation: AdvancED

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