Classical Education for the Modern Mind

- a classical education philosophy emphasizing a cross-curricular teaching approach and learning environment

Pythagoras Academy Five Pillars

Academic Excellence

  • Competent skills
  • Inquiry-Driven
  • In-depth knowledge
  • Robust understanding of complex local and global concepts
  • Critical Thinking

Social Emotional Growth

  • Adaptable
  • Resilient
  • Responsive
  • Self-Regulated (effectively manages emotions and thoughts)


  • Flexible mind
  • Outside the box thinker
  • Problem solver
  • Understands complex connections between the Arts and other academic disciplines (Music-Math connections; Art - History connections)

Initiative and Innovation

  • Independently initiates and completes quality learning projects
  • Combines different ideas in unique ways to achieve goals or solve problems
  • Develops new approaches to problems
  • Pursues the development of knowledge, skills, and ideas independent of adult leadership
  • Creatively engages in social justice projects
  • Entrepreneurial projects

Practical/Life-Skills Education

  • Well-organized
  • Develops practical skills (interview skills, telephone and video conferencing skills, on-line technological skills, typing, conversation skills, public speaking skills, friendships skills)
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Sustainability
  • Community building/Leadership Skills
  • Outdoor Education (hiking, camping, orienteering, survival skills)

Latest News

PA Movie Matinee on June 10

June 10 Movie Matinee    PAPO is hosting our first PA Movie Matinee! Please check the information below and follow the event! Ticket sales start from May 29th in the front office.   · Date: Sunday June 10, 2018   · Time: 1:30pm-3:30pm Spy Kids / 4:00pm-6:30pm Minions   · Tickets: 5 dollars before June …

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Parents Appreciation Party

Appreciation Party At Pythagoras Academy we strive to build a sense of community within our school. Both teachers and families work together to support the growth and development of our students and our school. We greatly value the dedication of our families. Yesterday, an appreciation tea was held to celebrate the time and efforts our …

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