The Athenian School

Danville, California, USA

High School in USA California
  • Founded in


  • % of international students

    13 %

  • Average Class Size


  • Student/Teacher Ratio


  • ESL Offered


  • AP Courses


  • 30 minutes from San Francisco.
  • Nearest International Airport: OAK

Why students ♥ The Athenian School 

With a distinctive challenging curriculum and meaningful extracurricular activities, the Athenian School prepares their talented students for the best colleges in the United States, but also for personal fulfillment and living purposeful lives. Studying at this high school in USA California goes well beyond academic subjects, since students get to discover themselves and the world they live in, through an international immersive experience.


AP Courses
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Computer Science A
  • French Language
  • Spanish Language
  • Statistics
  • 20+ honors courses

Support Programs

  • College Counseling
  • ESL: Intermediate
  • ESL: Advanced
  • Learning Differences Support
  • Subject Tutoring

Foreign Languages

  • Mandarin, Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish



Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross-Country Running, Equestrian, Golf, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling, Dance, Hiking, Outdoor Education, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Ultimate Frisbee, Weight Lifting, Yoga.


Clubs & Organizations


Animal Rights Club, Asian Club, Community Service, Computer Club, Diversity Club, Dorm Proctors, Drama Club, Environmental Club, Food Council, Honor Council, International Clubs, Investment Club, Jewish Student Org, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Mock Trial, Model UN, Newspaper, Peer Counseling, Peer Tutoring, Photography, Sailing Club, Sexualities Club, Student Government, Student Publications, Theater, Weightlifting, Yearbook, Yoga.


College Acceptance


New York University, University of California, Berkeley University, University of California, Davis University, University of California, Santa Cruz, University of Colorado, Boulder University.

Housing and Dorms

The school offers on campus housing in a welcoming environment. Teachers and their families also live on campus providing 24h care for the students.

Students from all over the US and the world, as well as faculty families, live in the 4 dorms offered by the Athenian School. There is a strong sense of community in a diverse and supportive environment.

Host family

All host families are located within less than 1 hour from school campus.