College Prep Curriculum
Orinda Academy offers a college prep curriculum in a small classroom setting. Our teachers are trained to recognize each student’s learning style and are skilled at successfully teaching a challenging curriculum to all students, including those who have learning differences.
Our course of study, which includes AP and Honors classes, meets the college preparatory requirements of the University of California and other private and public colleges and universities worldwide. We are also fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
We offer general education courses in:
English: focusing on developing writing and literature skills
Math and Science: offering a range of coures to meet each student's needs
Social Studies: includes a broadly humanistic approach to ideas, events and people that shaped our world
Foreign Languages: French and Spanish with upper division immmersion programs
Technology courses range from beginning to advanced web design and multimedia.
Academic coaching provides the support and develops the skills students need to succeed.
The Arts are also a very important part of our curriculum including dance, visual arts, drama and music.
Additional course opportunities are offered during the summer for make up or advancement.
Beyond the classroom
To broaden the horizons and provide our students with additional experiences, Orinda Academy has a robust program offering opportunities from travel to volunteering to learning special skills.