Athenian is a private school in Danville, California. Its philosophy is guided by a strong belief in the promise of young people to shape a better world. It is a vibrant educational community that not only offers an outstanding and multifaceted curriculum but also teaches young people to think critically and to approach learning with curiosity and resourcefulness. Athenian is a community that strives to uphold the ideals of democracy, responsibility and citizenship. Students are challenged intellectually, creatively, personally and socially, so that when they graduate, they are well prepared for the demands of higher education and for a life of purpose and personal fulfillment.