Dr. Orlando Edreira Academy is an authorized International Baccalaureate World School for both elementary and middle school grades. We are also a recognized Ashoka Changemaker school.
|White|| 8% |
|Black|| 12% |
|Asian|| 1% |
|Hispanic|| 78% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 0% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 0% |
|Multiracial|| 0% |
|Female|| 48.8% |
|Male|| 51.2% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 83% |
|Students with disabilities|| 9% |
|English learners|| 23% |
|Homeless students|| 0% |
|Students in foster care|| 0% |
|Military-connected students|| 0% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|Pre-K|| 19% ||133|
|Kindergarten|| 10% ||70|
|1st Grade|| 8% ||55|
|2nd Grade|| 7% ||50|
|3rd Grade|| 7% ||50|
|4th Grade|| 9% ||67|
|5th Grade|| 10% ||74|
|6th Grade|| 10% ||73|
|7th Grade|| 10% ||68|
|8th Grade|| 9% ||67|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||2|
|Days absent||Percent of students|
|0 days|| 3% |
|1 to 5 days|| 40% |
|6 to 10 days|| 33% |
|11 to 15 days|| 17% |
|Over 15 days|| 8% |
|Spanish|| 62.8% |
|English|| 29.8% |
|Portuguese|| 3.3% |
|Other|| 2.0% |
|Arabic|| 1.1% |
|Haitian|| 1.0% |
Learn more about Dr. Orlando Edreira Academy School No. 26.
As a multi-disciplinary magnet school hosting the IB PYP and MYP our mission states that Dr. Orlando Edreira Academy is designed to support the belief that all children can succeed. We believe that the education of the whole child is the key to success of anyone who seeks to become a viable, caring, creative and innovative member of their community and the world.
As an IB World School we believe that educating the entire child is important. To that end all students take foreign langauge, Spanish or Chinese. Students from grade four and higher play at least one intrument. Our school has a one-to-one laptop program allowing all students a chance to learn and interact through the use of technology that enhances learning.
Baseball (Boys), Basketball (Boys & Girls), Bowling (Coed), Cross Country (Boys & Girls), Football (Boys), Golf (Coed), Soccer (Boys & Girls), Swimming (Boys & Girls), Tennis (Boys & Girls), Track and Field - Spring (Boys & Girls), Track and Field - Winter (Boys & Girls), Volleyball (Boys & Girls), Wrestling (Boys)
Dr. Orlando Edreira Academy offers a wide variety of classes that encourage students to take an active role in the world they live in. To that end, our student government functions as central to a school culture that fosters and supports student contributions the community through fund raising and the creation and hosting of community special events. Our performing and visual arts students are active in local and regional competitions and collaborations and host multiple arts events each year.
Dr. Orlando Edreira Academy is an extended day school with K-8 students starting at 7:30 and ending at 3:05. In addition, we offer three days a week of after school enrichment for students in grades 1-8.
All staff members are highly qualified and dedicated professionals. Teachers too are life-long learners and there is a culture at School 26 of encouraging all faculty members to continually broaden their knowledge base and skill set as teachers.
The school has a full time guidance counselor and a full time social worker to support students who attend our school. Various programs are offered to support students in need during the school year either in elective classes that address social and emotional learning issues, classes that support the develop of metacognitive skills, classes that enhance integration of the IB ATLs (Approaches to Learning), or provide students the oppotunity to meet with our professional mental health staff.
Students are provided with breakfast and lunch each day. Students in the after school program are also given a light meal. All students have health class where they learn about health and wellness. There is a full time nurse on staff to address all health matters. Students in K-5 are given a lunch recess everyday with access to a large playground and play materials.
There is an active PTA and parents are encouraged to become partners with the school and help us to provide exceptional educational experiences for their children.
Dr. Orlando Edriera Academy is housed in a state of the art building with specialized learning areas, a library, technology lab, three music rooms and two art rooms to maximize student learning.