Fostering Successful Learners

Four decades and hundreds of successful alumni are the Orinda Academy Legacy.

In the beautiful hills of the East Bay, Orinda Academy is an award-winning, accredited, independent school dedicated to creating a personalized learning environment for students.

 

Founded in 1980, OA was named Best Alternative Learning High School and Best Independent High School from Parents’ Press Best of the East Bay.

An indpendent school that supports you

Fast Facts about Orinda Academy

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Founded in 1982

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Independent co-ed high school

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Class sizes range from 5 - 18 students

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Our students are from all over the East Bay

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We offer a wide range of activities and clubs

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View our courses on the Academics page

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Student faculty ratio of 7:1

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Graduation requirements meet or exceed the University of California and California State University "a- g" admissions standards

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Grades for standard courses are given on a A-F 4.0 scale; Honors and AP courses on a 5.0 scale. GPA is computed on the basis of academic courses only.

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Approximately 95% of Orinda Academy graduates continue their education in a college or university.

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"Because of Orinda Academy I have a lot of new friends. I'm happy and the experiences I gained will help me throughout life."

Alejandro Ochoa, Class of 2017

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.