Futures Academy

  • We don't look like a traditional school and we don't teach like one either.
  • Students learn differently, and Futures Academy understands that. Since 1985, Futures Academy has helped more than 19,000 students achieve educational success with the personalized 1:1 instruction model it pioneered.For students who struggle in the traditional classroom such as those with ADHD, Dyslexia, or social anxiety, or students with special scheduling needs such as athletes and artists, Futures' personalized approach to teaching and flexible scheduling options helps students in grades 6-12 succeed in school.
  • Futures Academy offers open enrollment for full-time students, as well as part-time students who want to remediate or accelerate their traditional school curriculum.Futures Academy offers more than 170 courses, 27 Honors and 18 AP, as well as a variety of social activities and clubs.At Futures Academy, we are school reimagined.Futures is WASC Accredited and UC, CSU & NCAA Approved.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1985

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Average Class Size1 students
Number of AP Courses18 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Futures Academy campuses are private, college-prep schools that serve students who learn better outside the traditional classroom model. We believe students can reach their full potential with personalized instruction that instills confidence, character and the lifelong love of learning. On our campuses you will find close-knit communities that foster academic achievement and personal development.In education, one size does not fit all. When an instructor tailors a teaching method to the unique needs of each student, the chances of learning success increases exponentially. Futures teachers use numerous techniques to present course work in a creative and fun way so that the student retains the information and enjoys the learning process. One-to-one education is a great option due to more individual attention, less distractions, improved communication and increased flexibility.Grown from a single campus in 1985, Futures Academy now has multiple campuses and is committed to providing education solutions for families throughout California. Majority of our students have gone on to attend well-reputed colleges and universities. 

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