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Welcome to Orchard Ridge Nursery School

We are a non-profit preschool on Madison’s west side that serves families with children between 27 months and five years of age.

Since its inception in 1967, Orchard Ridge Nursery School (ORNS) has been a pioneer in providing high-quality education for preschoolers in the Madison area.

OUR MISSION
Our mission is to serve the whole child and provide a developmentally appropriate, child-centered, play-based learning experience for preschool children and their families.

OUR ACCREDITATIONS, CREDENTIALS AND STANDARDS

OUR GOALS
Orchard Ridge Nursery School has been fulfilling its mission since 1967 by striving to provide children with a foundation for lifelong success. We accomplish this by:

  • Providing a nurturing, play-based curriculum
  • Retaining experienced, high-quality teachers
  • Offering flexible scheduling options to meet the needs of families
  • Maintaining a strong internal community
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Years We Have Been Teaching Preschoolers
99
Combined Years of Teaching Experience
99
Years That We Have Won Hulafrog’s Most Loved Preschool Award
99
Children Educated By Our Teachers

Quotes from ORNS Parents

Below is what our students' parents have to say about us.