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Orion Academy provides a quality college-preparatory program for secondary students whose academic success is compromised by a neurocognitive disability such as Asperger’s syndrome, or Non-verbal Learning Disorder

Why Orion for your Child?

Our students like concrete facts, and we can provide those stats:

  • 97% of graduates are accepted into college programs
  • 1:4 teacher to student ratio
  • Standardized test scores above national average
  • Over a decade of specialized experience
  • Program designed by a noted expert in the field
  • Certified Teachers who understand your student’s needs
  • WASC accreditation
  • UC approved courses

But these concrete facts should not be the reason you choose a school, they should be your base expectation.   Read more…


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It’s time to submit Applications for the 2014/2015 school year.
For more information please visit our Admissions page.

2014 Summer Program

Orion Academy’s summer programs are open for enrollment!  This summer’s offerings will focus on travel, social skills and academics.  Don’t let your student miss the opportunity to travel to sunny Santa Barbara, learn about the ecology of coastal California, practice social skills through theatre or gain extra support in math and writing.  For more detailed information please see our Summer Program page.

Orion Academy is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)