As an independent, college preparatory school, we provide an environment in which students strive to achieve their highest academic goals and to build character through a balanced program of academics, the arts and athletics.
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.
We strive to create an educational foundation and passion for life-long learning that will give our students a competitive advantage in higher education and help them realize their full potential in a rapidly changing, complex and increasingly interdependent world.
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.
Our Strategic Goals
• Build a more rigorous, robust and innovative academic program • Enhance the student experience • Cultivate a values-centered school community • Recruit, retain and develop an exceptional faculty and staff • Assure the sustainability of Out-of-Door