Embrace Your Best Self

Unlock the potential within.

Orinda Academy helps every student succeed. We put a rigorous curriculum within reach of every student and challenge them to excel beyond what they previously thought possible.

Find out if OA is right for you.

Visit our campus and discover the OA difference.

Visit OA

Personal Tour
Our Admissions Director would love to give you and your family a tour of our campus, peek in a classroom or two, and talk about how OA can support your student.

Open House
Meet students, parents, and teachers at one of our open houses: October 20 or December 7 from 1-3 p.m.

Shadow Visit

Morning in class
We pair your child with a current student who will guide them through classes and study hall, meeting teachers and staff, and getting to know some of our students.

The same day, your student will have a brief one-on-one interview with our Admissions Director or our Head of School.

Request a shadow visit.

Apply to OA

Ready to roll? The application process is easy.

Create a Ravenna Account
Your application is submitted online through Ravenna, an online hub for school applications.

Prepare Your Documents
In addition to your application, we also request teacher recommendations, transcripts, and test scores. View the full checklist HERE XXXXXXXX (https://www.orindaacademy.org/home/admissions/forms/.)

Complete Financial Statements
For families seeking financial aid, please complete the Parent Financial Statement (SSS) using Orinda Academy’s school code #5379. Both parents (regardless of marital status) must submit information and 1040 tax forms.

Sound like a great fit?

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Application Timeline

Visits and Interviews
October-February
Open House
December 7, 1-3 p.m.
Priority Applications
Thursday, January 9
Admission Decision
Mailed Thursday, March 19
Emailed Friday, March 20
Enrollment Contracts and Deposits Due
Friday, March 27

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Join us and love school, love learning, and love being you.

19 Altarinda Road, Orinda, CA 94563
(925) 254-7553
admissions@OrindaAcademy.org

Orinda Academy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Federal Tax ID 94-2692929

Our bright and creative students thrive in our nurturing, small class environment. Through a combination of academic support, executive functioning skill development, and social/emotional balance, every student reaches their full potential.

Orinda Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender identification, sexual identification, or family composition in the administration of its policies, procedures, or admissions process.