Academic programs provide opportunities for all students to reach beyond their full potential.
In this Quality Profile, we share some of our students' many academic achievements.
- MHS 3rd-5th graders in the 225 Program explored Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math in STEAM Carnival held at Kent State University
- BMS Passion Project explores students' interests through Project-Based Learning in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging and complex question, problem or challenge.
- The OHS Class of 2017 college admission highlights included Ivy League, Tech, State, and Liberal Arts institutions, along with many other top-tier colleges and universities
- The OHS Guidance Department offers many college placement services, including student meetings, parent meetings, essay workshops, help sessions, and e-mail and Twitter alerts
- Using data from the last seven years, OHS students consistently performed at a level much higher on Advanced Placement exams than other students across the state and the nation
OHS offers 23 Advanced Placement courses including World History, U.S. History, European History, Macroeconomics, Government, Psychology, English Language, English Literature, Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Physics 1, Physics C Mech, Physics C Elect/Mag, Calculus AB & BC, Statistics, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, Latin, Spanish Language, Chinese Language and French Language
- Moreland Hills School's annual Family Math Night allows parents and students the opportunity to play some new Math games together, including Speed, Leap Frog, New Math Methods, Four’s a Winner, Domino Number Battle and Treasure Hunt
- The Brady Middle School Power of the Pen team performed well in the district, regional and state tournaments bringing home individual and team trophies, including students advancing to the power round (top 1%)
- Orange Schools participated in the "Hour of Code." The idea is that computing serves as a foundation in transforming the way a student thinks about the world. Students across the District had the opportunity to learn to code or advance their skills
- Students across the District challenged themselves to think outside the box in various intersession opportunities
- As part of a two-day intersession program, OHS students had the opportunity to choose from a wide range of topics designed to promote innovative learning outside the classroom in order to enhance 21st Century learning skills
- The annual "Outdoor Science" intersession engages fourth graders in scientific study
- Brady Middle School & Orange High School offer 1:1 Chromebook initiative
- Numerous pieces of technology have been distributed across the Wi-Fi ready Orange Schools Campus which positions students and teachers for "anytime, anywhere learning"
- Technology enhances authentic learning opportunities through various computing environments, including portable wireless stations (laptops, Chromebooks and iPads), multi-media labs and interactive devices such as white boards, projectors and document cameras
- The Orange High School newspaper, “The Orange Outlook” won First Place with Special Merit in the American Scholastic Press Association’s annual Newspaper Review and Contest. This is the fifth year "The Orange Outlook" achieved this designation
- Orange High School students in the Excel TECC program were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society. These students had to achieve a 3.5 overall GPA and a 4.0 GPA in their program to be eligible for this honor
- Orange Schools students successfully compete in the annual Future Problem Solving State Bowl each spring
- Many Brady Middle School students competed and were recognized in the 36th annual Greater Cleveland Council of Teachers of Mathematics (GCCTM) Problem-Solving Contest
- Four Orange High School sophomores were presented awards from the Cleveland Clinic eXpressions™ Language Program for their writing
- Orange High School Mock Trial Teams competed well in the Regional Competition at the Old Courthouse in Downtown Cleveland. Three teams represented Orange in the Regional Competition. Two were selected to advance to the State Competition
- Orange Schools had a candidate in the 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, the only speaker under 18 years of age at the TEDxKentState event, and a Grand Prize Winner at the 64th Annual Northeastern Ohio Science & Engineering Fair who also finished first in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair