ABOUT US: MISSION

How We Work

Our mission is 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.

Orinda Academy is a co-ed independent school for students in grades 6 to 12 in Orinda, California in the San Francisco East Bay.

  • We offer a college prep curriculum committed to providing students with academic growth, ambitious and advanced classes in the arts, competitive interscholastic athletics and a rich technological curriculum.
  • We develop students’ critical thinking skills, ethical values, an appreciation for culture, a healthy lifestyle, and a sense of social responsibility.
  • We bring together a diverse student body with a multitude of talents and abilities and develop their love of learning and an appreciation for the opportunities in our multi-cultural world.
  • We foster connection, collaboration and communication between parents, students and teachers to achieve a successful academic experience.
  • We update parents every two weeks with progress reports and hold parent conferences three times per year.
  • Student support includes collaboration with outside tutors, therapists and specialists to ensure student success.

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