Mission Statement

Orchard Park Elementary School strives to create a safe, nurturing learning environment. All members of the school community will be empowered to achieve personal potential, be productive citizens, life-long learners and capable of accepting challenges in an ever-changing society.

Orchard Park Elementary Statistics

One of 30 Indiana schools recognized for placing a high priority on student health by Indiana Action for Healthy Kids.

Great Schools Parent's Guide to Orchard Park Elementary

Data: Accountability Program for Academic Progress

School Highlights

Originally built in 1956, Orchard Park Elementary has undergone major renovations in 1960, 1978, 1991, and 2004, resulting in:


  • A complement of enclosed classrooms and open areas with a large media center and adjoining computer lab
  • Distinctive classrooms/gymnasiums for special classes (music, art, and P.E.) 
  • A full service cafeteria, offering choices in menu
  • Two playgrounds for use by students and community members.
  • Handicap accessible

Diversity Mission

The Carmel-Clay school community is dedicated to fostering an environment which promotes education and well-being regardless of ability, age, appearance, gender, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic
status. All educational programs, activities, and interactions are enriched
by celebrating uniqueness as well as commonalities. Respect for human diversity will be encouraged, followed, and enforced by the Carmel-Clay schools.

Orchard Park Elementary School Principal

Rhonda Turner, Principal
Rhonda Turner, Principal

Staff Directory

Office Hours: 7:30 am to 3:30 pm
Teacher Hours: 7:40 am to 3:10 pm
Building Open for Students: 8:03 am
Tardy Bell: 8:10 am
Student Dismissal: 2:35 pm