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The Athenian School
CAIS Membership status: Full

Street/Mailing Address:
2100 Mount Diablo Scenic Boulevard
Danville, CA 94506-2002
Telephone:
(925)-837-5375
Fax:
(925)-362-7228
Web site:

Descriptive Category:
Coeducational Boarding/Day School
Type:
Secondary
Grade Levels:
6-12
Enrollment:
529
Boarding/Day:
Boarding and Day Programs
Gender:
Co-ed
Vicinity:
East Bay/Oakland
School Description:
The Athenian School is an independent school that provides an engaging, challenging education on a beautiful 75-acre campus at the base of Mt. Diablo, located near San Francisco in Northern California. Class size averages 15 students, and nearly 100% of the school's graduates gain admission to outstanding four-year colleges. Athenian's philosophy is guided by a strong belief in the promise of young people to shape a better world. Its vibrant educational community offers an outstanding and multifaceted curriculum and also teaches young people to think critically and to approach learning with curiosity and resourcefulness. Athenian, a founding member of the Round Square organization, is a community that strives to uphold the ideals of democracy, responsibility and citizenship. Students are challenged intellectually, creatively, personally and socially, so that when they graduate, they are well prepared for the demands of higher education and for a life of purpose and personal fulfillment.