The Athenian School believes that the best way to master academic subjects is to experience their appliction first hand. In our rigorous academic program, talented students from San Francisco and around the world immerse themselves deeply in course work, inspring each other to think critically, problem solve, and collaborate as global citizens.
On Athenian's 75-acre campus of rolling hills at the base of Mt. Diablo, classes average 15 students. Our residential community of over 100 inlcudes boarding students and faculty families from ifteen countries and five countinents. Nearby are found plentiful shopping, movies, and restaurants. Within an hour lies Berkeley, Oakland, and San Francisco with its international airport.
An Athenian education expands students' horizons, through international experiences, community service, a required wilderness program, engineering, robotics, aeroplane construction, and more. Students enjoy strong fine and performing arts as well as vital athletic teams and physical education activities. They build program solving and cross-cultural skills, developing their vision for a life of purpose and personal fulfilment.
Athenian graduates thrive at the colleges of their choice and are poised for a life of intellectual adventure and meaningful contribution. This is education as it should be.