· Orange Unified School District

Orange Unified School District is an urban district in Orange County with a student population of about 26,000. The district was established in 1953 and educates students in preschool through grade 12 who reside in the cities of Orange, Villa Park, Anaheim, Garden Grove, Santa Ana, and unincorporated county areas.

Parents have a range of educational options from pre-school (state and parent paid), Transitional Kindergarten, K-6, middle schools, a K-8 magnet school, and alternative and comprehensive high schools. One elementary school offers an immersion program in Spanish/Computer Science/English, and the other one is an Apple Distinguished School. They also offer dual-language programs in Mandarin/English and Spanish/English.

OUSD has thriving collaborative partnerships with such outstanding colleges and universities as Chapman University, CSU Fullerton, and Santiago Canyon College.  The district has received many awards, including Golden Bell Awards from the California School Board Association, National Forum Schools to Watch, California Civic Learning Awards, 25 Gold Ribbon and 23 Distinguished School Awards from the California Department of Education. In addition, three of their high schools have been designated as U.S. News & World Report’s “Best” for four consecutive years.

Orange Unified has a long history of excellence that continues to grow and be enriched by the accomplishments of its students, teachers, staff, and community. We are OUSD!

For more information, visit the Orange Unified website (orangeusd.org) and follow the district on social media:





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