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Discover Your Success Story

Transformative high school experiences
 

Increase your learning capacity

Lower your stress

Feel seen and supported
 

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Enjoy the Journey

Your high school years don't have to be something you try to survive. Instead, they can be the years you become your best self, equipped with the confidence and skills to successfully enter adulthood. Our high-support, independent school helps you enjoy the best parts of the high school experience with the personal support and encouragement to help you grow.

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Launch Strong

We've helped thousands of students to confidently tackle challenges and master the skills they need to go out into the world.

Embrace the Quirk

Ready to explore and express your true self? We can't wait to meet the unique and best parts of you.

Rise to the Challenge

Our supportive team will guide and cheer you on as you harness your unique skills and abilities

 

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Repeat the Success

The confidence and purpose you develop during your time at OA will make you ready for anything.

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Paula Vogel

"At Orinda Academy, I discovered my love of science and how to challenge myself. I learned how to take charge of my education."

Paula Vogel

Charlie Cottril

"Orinda Academy supported me and pushed me to succeed."

Charlie Cottril

Dylan Seidler

"The one-on-one relationship with my teachers helped me hone my skills and build strategies that fit my learning style."

Dylan Seidler

You Do You

Discover what an environment of authenticity and support could do for you.

Express Yourself
We honor your unique life. That's why we foster an environment of friendship and inclusivity for everyone. Always.

Find Your People
Make deep and lasting friendships with our students and faculty. Our small student body means you get to know (and love) everyone.

Open Up Your Possibilities
Get ready to lead! Join or start a student-led club, attend retreats, and participate in other educational adventures.

 

 

Increase Your Capacity for Learning

At Orinda Academy, we know you're a success story just waiting to happen.

All you need is a school that sees you for who you truly are and fosters a safe, supportive space where you can develop your passions and fully express yourself.

You've probably got a lot of questions. You're worried about homework load, finding your people, creating leadership opportunities, not to mention prepping for college. We understand that academic challenges, learning differences, and social stresses put extra pressure on getting the high school decision right.

That's why we're glad you're here, checking out Orinda Academy. We're here to help you flip the script on your challenges, alleviate stress, and foster genuine human connections - all while giving you the rigorous education you need to get into those dream schools and onward into adulthood.

We can't wait to explore your possibilities with you. The world is yours for the taking.

Parents Love OA, too!

Paula Vogel

"At Orinda Academy, I discovered my love of science and how to challenge myself. I learned how to take charge of my education."

Paula Vogel

Charlie Cottril

"Orinda Academy supported me and pushed me to succeed."

Charlie Cottril

Dylan Seidler

"The one-on-one relationship with my teachers helped me hone my skills and build strategies that fit my learning style."

Dylan Seidler

See For Yourself

Register for our upcoming open house and experience the Orinda Academy difference firsthand.

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