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Welcome to Orinda Academy!


At Orinda Academy we do things differently.

We’re all about relationships — the ones you’ll form with your teachers as you dive in deep to subjects you love — and the ones you’ll build with classmates across all grades.

We’re a college prep school that’s tuned in to what you need to be successful.

Our intentionally small community is here to get to know you and keep you from getting lost in the shuffle. We’ll support you as you find your learning style, find your people, and discover your very best self.


Early admissions runs from September to March and our application is housed on the Ravenna portal.

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Push yourself

Learn more than you ever thought possible.

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Find your people

Lean into what makes you unique and explore your interests.

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Tuition and Financial Aid

To ensure that OA is affordable to all admitted students, we offer a tuition assistance program which meets the needs of a wide range of financial situations.

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Get ready for more

OA meets you where you’re at and supports you as you grow.


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Student Activities

 At OA, there are many ways to get involved and take on leadership roles.

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"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 '16

"Orinda Academy supported me and pushed me to succeed." Charlie Cottril '19

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

Dylan Seidler '16

Our Highlights

News & Events

Additional news and events can be found on the 'News' tab.