Why Choose Samueli Academy?

  • 98%

    Graduation Rate
  • 96%

    College Attendance Rate
  • 85%

    College Persistence Rate (more than twice the national average)
  • 21-to-1

    Student:Teacher ratio
  • 1-to-1

    Student:Laptop ratio

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Samueli Academy is a dynamic and caring place
offering our students:

A Learning Environment That Maximizes
Individual Student Attention
  • Small class sizes
  • A few hundred students school wide
    instead of a few thousand
A Staff That Cares About The "Whole" Student
  • Weekly student meetings with an advisory teacher to ensure overall success
  • Supportive and responsive communication from administration and teachers to students and parents
  • Online parent access to grades, assignments, attendance, etc.
A Unique And Exciting Instructional Approach Learn More
  • Project Based Learning
  • Teaches students 21st century skills as well as content
  • A hands-on, project based approach to learning that enables students to explore answers to difficult questions inside and outside of the classroom
  • Technology infused into all lessons (students will interact with all lessons using their laptops)
Safety:
  • Secured, gated campus
  • Culture of respect
Work-Based Learning Learn More
  • Job shadowing, career days, career mentors, professional dress days
  • Internships given to all students between their Junior and Senior years
  • A Virtual Enterprise class during the senior year that gives each student the experience of running a real business
College Readiness Learn More
  • A comprehensive 4-year plan built for acceptance to all major colleges and universities
  • Supportive and responsive communication from administration and teachers to students and parents
  • Online parent access to grades, assignments, attendance, etc.
Technology
  • State of the art technology infused into all classes
  • A laptop for all students which contains digital textbooks and other instructional materials used in class on a daily basis
Engineering and Design Pathways Learn More
  • Four year experience shaped by Samueli Academy Career Advisory Board made of O.C. industry professionals
  • Engineering curriculum designed and conducted by veteran Engineers
  • A one class per year pathway that has a proven track record of improving student college and career readiness
  • Continual interaction and instruction with business professionals as well as colleges in Orange County
  • Consummate College and Career preparedness
An Exciting And Fulfilling After School Enrichment Program Learn More
  • Tutoring
  • Athletics
  • Extracurricular clubs and activities

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Public Charter High School for all students - no tuition fees. Take high school and college classes at the same time.