Orinda Academy

Leader in Education for 35 Years

Since 1982, Orinda Academy has been educating students from Contra Costa County and Alameda County in an intimate, nurturing environment. With a student-to-teacher ratio of 9:1 and an enrollment of only 90-100 students, our private, non-profit school provides an environment where students can learn, connect, and grow into well-rounded young adults who are prepared to make their way in the world.

Orinda Academy is more than just a school; it is a place where students from 8th to 12th grade can develop intellectually, discover themselves, and prepare for the future. It is our mission to provide a college preparatory education to empower each student to reach his or her full potential as a successful, confident, self-reliant individual, including those smart, creative students with learning differences.

Treating Students as Individuals

Our teachers and staff take a sincere interest in the well-being of our students, because we recognize that we are entrusted with the task of caring for them and ensuring they receive the finest possible education. We recognize that every student is different, and we accordingly accommodate different learning styles to help each one get the most out of their time at our school. Our student support services include:

  • Academic coaching
  • Grade level advisory groups
  • Teacher web pages
  • Study hall
  • Assistance for standardized testing
  • Personalized college counseling

We do everything in our power to help our students thrive and excel. The curriculum at Orinda Academy is based on a solid academic foundation, and includes the following:

  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • English
  • Foreign Language
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • PE and Health
  • Electives

Orinda Academy offers a wide range of extracurricular activities ranging from sports teams to music, a student yearbook, dance studio, fitness center, and a spring arts festival.

Learn more about our program and inquire about enrollment by contacting us now at (925) 254-7553

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