See Oranje School, one of Philipsburg’s Oldest Monuments


The Oranje School at Frontstreet 88 was originally built as a church in 1738. When the English took over the church was demolished and all that was left were the foundations. In 1938 the building became a Government School.


Where to find the Oranje School


Oranje School can be found in Front Street, Philipsburg.


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How to get to Oranje School

How to get to Oranje School from the direction of Oyster Bay/Orient Bay side of St Maarten / St Martin


Head towards the direction of the AC Wathey Cruise Port in Philipsburg. At the Freedom Fighter monument roundabout turn right towards Pondfill Road for parking lots or continue to Bobby’s Marina for more parking space. When your car is parked in one of the spots it will take a short walk towards Philipsburg Front Street where Oranje School is located.



How to get to Oranje School from the Simpson Bay/ Princess Juliana Airport SXM / Maho / Cupecoy / Marigot / Grand Case SFG / areas of St. Maarten / St. Martin


Pass Princess Juliana Airport from the Maho / Cupecoy direction or pass the Causeway Bridge coming from Marigot / Grand Case, towards Simpson Bay. While keeping the sea on your right-hand side and the Simpson Bay Lagoon on your left . Follow the main road to your left when it turns inland and you reach the Kruythoff roundabout. Take the second exit uphill and follow the road it for half a mile where you can enjoy the beautiful views. You will reach a roundabout on top of the hill. Skip the first exit towards Indigo Bay, but take the second (downhill) towards Divi Little Bay. At the roundabout turn right and follow the main (winding) road towards / along the sea until you reach Philipsburg’s main Pond fill artery along the Great Salt Pond. You can park your car in one of the many various parking spots and walk to the Oranje School on Front Street.





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Phone +1721 543-7551 / +1721 543-7552
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Front Street #100, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten