Orsch’s philosophy, legacy, and magic continue to inform and inspire. Orsch is now a place where students, parents, teachers, and admin can learn and grow virtually. Our site is undergoing a significant transition and will improve by the day, bringing you resources and content.

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Orsch strives to develop capable, thriving, engaged learners. Our students feel valued, inspired, independent, and motivated!
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Orsch students benefit from a truly individualized atmosphere where there is no limit to their creativity, knowledge base, and individual passion.
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Orsch is a school that provides a valuable education within a unique and dynamic framework. Following are links to some of the current paradigms in place within our school.
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A progressive school developing progressive thinkers

Orsch has discovered many answers to today’s educational crisis and will forever continue to seek answers. We have looked to the students themselves for guidance. We have responded to their needs while guiding them toward skills they will need far into the future.

How we work

Don’t be busy – be productive!

A Case for Change

Jackie Burt’s book Orsch…Cutting the Edge in Education details a new approach to education that is much needed, if not urgent. Burt contends that we can, in fact, do better for our kids in the public school system.

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Our School

A place where you can be who you are…and move at your own pace…and explore…and discover…and develop talents…and dig in! A place where a genuine community exists. We honor and respect each other’s differences.

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Orsch…Cutting the Edge in Education

Orsch…Cutting the Edge in Education is Jackie Burt’s hopeful message to students past, present, and future and to teachers everywhere. It is about the possibilities, not the challenges or problems.

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Try to Say Yes

A school taking a creative approach to education.