About Our School
A Message from Principal Megan Webb
Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot School is a neighborhood-centered school developed to serve the surrounding community. Our goal is to guarantee all students a rigorous academic experience, provided in an environment that values and celebrates strong relationships among students, staff, families, and community.
We serve over 800 students in grades K0-8. Our sheltered English immersion program welcomes students from many Spanish-speaking countries as well as from Cape Verde, and our program for students with Autism serves students in a maximally inclusive setting. Our arts programming has been recognized as a turnaround model by the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities.
Our vision of preparing students for success in college and career has led us on a path to excellence over the past four years and recognition from President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Governor Deval Patrick, and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
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The OGPS Blog
OGPS Students Were Guests at Governor Patrick’s ‘Lone Walk’
Students and other members of the OGPS community were invited by Governor Patrick to be guests at the traditional ‘Lone Walk’… Read More
NPR Profiles OGPS’ Arts Success
WBUR, one of Boston’s NPR stations, profiled the great work being done at OGPS. Read More