Mission and Core Values

List of 4 items.

  • Our Mission

    The Out-of-Door Academy nurtures learners to be their best selves through impactful, challenging, and purposeful growth experiences in a supportive and unique environment.
  • Our Vision

    Preparing growth-minded individuals who thrive in an ever-changing world.
  • Our Core Values

    Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Responsibility are the foundation of our school community. The character of The Out-of-Door Academy graduates sets them apart from their peers across the country.
  • Our Commitment to DEIB

    The Out-of-Door Academy’s core values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence, and Responsibility inspire and compel our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB). We aim to understand, engage, and celebrate the broad range of human experiences, perspectives, and identities that make up the ODA community. We believe that a diverse and inclusive community is essential to ensuring a comprehensive, global education that cultivates leaders of strong character.

The Out-of-Door Academy

LOWER SCHOOL |  Historic Siesta Key Campus  |  Pre-K – Grade 5
444 Reid Street, Sarasota, FL 34242  |  941-349-3223  |  Fax: 941-349-8133

LOWER SCHOOL |  Lower School Campus on Clark Road  |  Pre-K – Grade 1
11011 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34241   |  COMING SOON

  |  Uihlein Campus in Lakewood Ranch  |  Grades 6 – 8 |  Grades 9 – 12
5950 Deer Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240  |  941-349-3223  |  Fax: 941-907-1251
The Out-of-Door Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, physical ability, religion, sex, age, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin.
The Out-of-Door Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

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