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An Exceptional K-12 Education

When students are passionate about learning, it changes everything. They're more engaged. They're more motivated. And not surprisingly, they're more successful. At Lake Ridge Academy, we inspire passionate learning – with a combination of small classes, innovative teaching, and challenging academics, all set on a beautiful 93-acre campus that acts as an outdoor classroom. It makes for an exciting school day. It develops a genuine love of learning in our students.

What Makes Us Different?

  • 8:1

    Student to teacher ratio

  • Diversity

    Diverse student body

  • Graduation Cap

    100% of graduates attend a 4-year college

  • Speech Bubbles

    World languages begin in kindergarten

  • Dollar Sign

    70% of students receive financial assistance

Centers of Excellence

Our Centers of Excellence are focused academic program areas that provide enhanced learning opportunities for all of our K-12 students. These centers build awareness, knowledge and applied skills in the Lower and Middle Schools so that students are well prepared for rigorous and specialized coursework in the Upper School and college.

  • Center for Scientific Exploration & Research

    The Center for Scientific Exploration and Research engages students in hands-on, minds-on activities delivered through our unique STEAM curriculum.

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  • Center for Fine Arts

    The Center for Fine Arts offers a robust fine arts curriculum in visual arts, performing arts, and music that challenges students artistically and intellectually.

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  • Center for Global Citizenship

    The Center for Global Citizenship focuses on humanities as a pragmatic tool to navigate the challenges of an increasingly interconnected world.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Feb 26

    Lake Ridge in San Francisco

    February 26

    Bring a guest and join hosts Jeff Knapp ’83, Annette (Wasem) Knapp ’84 and Ryan Flannery ’00 for cocktails and appetizers with Lake Ridge Academy’s new Head of School, Mitch White. Stay for a minute or an hour at this casual gathering of alumni and friends. We look forward to seeing you soon!

    $15...

  2. Feb 27

    Lake Ridge in Los Angeles

    February 27 - February 26
    Continues through February 26, 2019

    Bring a guest and join hosts Drew Sykes '017 and Eddie Aldrich '07 for cocktails and appetizers with Lake Ridge Academy’s new Head of School, Mitch White. Stay for a minute or an hour at this casual gathering of alumni and friends. We look forward to seeing you soon!

    $15 per person includes your f...

Our Mission

To send into a changing world confident young people of integrity who think critically and creatively while embracing the joy of lifelong learning.