1. The Value Of Critical Thinking With Your Lodi Private High School

    As a parent, you are probably seeking the best path for your gifted student to take in order to open their minds and enable them to excel at any obstacle the world throws at them. No matter what they choose to do in their life, you want your children to have the ability to think and act in an intelligent, responsible manner. We are confident that you are considering a premier prep school to let yo…Read More

  2. The Benefits Of STEM Education Part 1

    When it comes to your child’s education, you want them to be equipped with the tools needed to succeed in the adult world. Athena Preparatory understands this and offers top-notch high school STEM programs to give your student the education and innovation needed to make the best out of the future. Two months ago, we looked into the importance of STEM education and why it is a great choice for ed…Read More

  3. Smaller Classes Equals Smaller Issues Part 2

    Last week, we glossed over a couple of rarely considered benefits when looking to enroll a student in a private school. The list of pros goes beyond the major awards of improved teacher/student relations and better attentiveness in the classroom. Athena Preparatory serves as the top private high school in Lodi. Our focus on student enrichment is the key to our program’s success. Receiving instru…Read More

  4. Smaller Classes Equals Smaller Issues Part 1

    Sitting in a sea of faces can hamper a student’s ability to receive proper education. In a previous blog, we mentioned the benefit of utilizing a smaller class size to better educate students. With fewer students per teacher, Athena Preparatory is your Top Rated Local® private high school in Lodi. Today, we’ll look at more positives when reducing the classroom size. Beyond the obvious benefit…Read More

  5. Why Is STEM Education So Important?

    STEM High School Education — The Key To Unlocking Successful Thinkers There is a reason that science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are all combined into one powerful group — it is because they require critical thinking, in-depth analysis, logic, and perseverance. It is because they all require the student to be a problem solver, and to see each new setback and each new hurdl…Read More

  6. More About Our Curriculum

    Preparing for college and life beyond involves so much more than passing the SAT or ACT, getting good grades, and making sure you fulfill the entrance requirements. While all of these aspects of high school will get a student into college, it may not get them into the prestigious college of their choice, it may not be enough to get them the scholarship they need, and it may not be enough to help t…Read More

  7. The Case for Private High School – Part II

    Last week, we began to discuss the key differences between public and private high schools, particularly here in Lodi. Our six determining factors of why parents have chosen a private education for their children for decades are: Money Attention Values Curriculum Safety College You already know that the money you put into a private school gives you the freedom you need to have your voice heard and…Read More

  8. The Case For Private High School – Part I

    Public school is free, has built-in transportation, more options for athletes, and more teachers dedicated to special needs. If that’s the case, then why have parents across the nation been choosing a private elementary and high school education for their children for decades? The answer is multi-faceted, and may change according to your student’s individual needs, but the difference ultimatel…Read More

  9. Now Enrolling For Fall 2016-Spring 2017 School Year

    We are proud to announce that we are now enrolling for our Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 school year! Now is the time to start thinking about which school your high school student will be attending this coming fall. While it is barely spring, enrollment fills up quickly for private schools in the Lodi-Stockton area, and Athena Preparatory is no different. Because our yearly tuition cost is nearly $4,000…Read More

  10. More Than Your Average Private School

    “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education” - Martin Luther King, Jr. At Athena Preparatory, we don’t place our focus on teaching high school students facts, equations, names, and dates that they will forget in two years. We don’t believe that education is the same as knowledge,…Read More