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Why Arts Education Matters

A well-rounded education entails more than history, math, and science. As this video demonstrates, academic success at a private school in Orinda is also dependent on arts-based electives.

Why should arts education have a place in high schools? For one, it allows students to better understand other fields of study, such as history, as much about past events can be told through the arts. Two, an arts education can teach students about the cultures that produced particular works. A private high school with arts-based electives can also help students explore their creative sides. As students develop their individuality, an arts education can become an integral part of their growth.

Orinda Academy is proud to offer a half-dozen arts-based electives for our prep school students. To learn more about our curriculum options for Orinda area teens, call (925) 357-9719.