Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Responsibility
The Out-of-Door Academy is an independent, college preparatory school educating 750+ students from pre-kindergarten to grade 12 at two campuses in Sarasota. At ODA, we understand that happy, healthy kids are successful kids. Founded by two nurses in 1924, health and wellness have always been at the core of our educational philosophy. A dedicated team of faculty, staff, and counselors works collaboratively to support the physical, social, and emotional growth of every student.
Our teaching philosophy is defined by the pursuit of excellence and a commitment to build character through a balanced program of academics, the arts, and athletics. Each year, 100% of our graduates are accepted to four-year colleges and universities across the country. ODA provides learning opportunities that transcend the walls of the traditional classroom to better prepare today’s students to live, learn, lead, and succeed. Our comprehensive, Pre-K – 12 educational program teaches students critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication.
Empowered with these essential skills, every ODA student graduates equipped to confront the complex, and unforeseen, challenges of the future with confidence and resolve.
444 Reid Street | Siesta Key, FL
5950 Deer Drive | Sarasota, FL