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

Pythagoras Academy New Playground Grand Opening on November 13th, 2018

We are so pleased to announce the Grand Opening of our second playground at Pythagoras Academy. This playground was constructed for our JK and kindergarten students and was made possible through the generous donations of Pythagoras Academy parents and hard work of PAPO (Pythagoras Academy Parents Organization) volunteers. The JK students were the first children …

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