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Rolling Admissions at Lydian

Although Lydian's instructional calendar aligns with the traditional semester systems, we enroll students on a rolling admissions basis. Our continuous enrollment model ensures that we are here for you when you need us, and it also affords the flexibility of varying start and end dates.

Welcome to Lydian Academy

Have you ever wondered what a private school made just for you might be like? Of course, you would want the best teachers and courses that interest you. What if you could have the ability to choose a flexible class schedule and a personalized learning program that fits your educational style and unique needs? Lydian Academy allows students to experience middle school and high school in the environment and format that suits their strengths and challenges.

Lydian’s one-on-one learning schools bring unrivaled opportunities for students to rediscover confidence and accomplishment in a fully accredited in-person learning environment in Menlo Park, CA, or our newest location in Burlingame, CA. Students can also choose one-on-one classes online and tutoring programs for even greater flexibility.

Why families choose Lydian

A Private School with On-Campus and Online Options

At Lydian, 6th-12th grade students choose where and how to access their education and many have taken advantage of our learning options in Northern California.
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Full-Time Middle & High School

With rolling admissions, you are not bound by the traditional academic calendar. If you seek a customized educational experience either in-person or online, consider making Lydian your home school today!
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Courses On Demand

Sign up for UC-approved college preparatory and Advanced Placement courses on demand. All classes are taught in-person or online and often finish in half the time of a traditional classroom school.

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Deepen your subject area competencies, enlist support with a challenging course at your school, preview one that is on the horizon, or re-learn skills needed to be successful in your educational pursuits.

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Personalized Results Speak for Themselves

Lydian students develop a renewed confidence in their ability to learn and open doors beyond the limits of a traditional classroom experience. As the single student in a class at Lydian Academy, your interests, learning style, and pace determine how the learning occurs, allowing each student to be the architect of their education.

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Our Results

An education from Lydian Academy is a stepping stone to success in higher education. Lydian transcripts are accepted by elite colleges, including Stanford, Cornell, Duke, Princeton, UCLA, Cal Berkeley, and many more. More than 3,000 students surveyed say they have learned more at Lydian than at any other school.

Please take a look at our live student survey data and see the results firsthand.

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Visit Our Virtual Open House

We offer weekly Zoom tours every Wednesday and Friday. Take the opportunity to hear from students, parents, teachers, and our principal about what makes Lydian Academy a transformational experience. Everyone is welcome, including prospective students, parents, professional providers, and anyone interested in the educational space.
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Meet Our Students, Community, and Faculty


Are the heart of our school. Your child will be surrounded by a group of students who value learning and love to have fun.
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Is the body of our school. Students are welcomed with open arms and embraced for their differences and unique perspectives.
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Are the soul of the school. They are dedicated to building a trusting and supportive learning atmosphere.
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Our Mission

To develop young people with active and creative minds by nurturing their innate joys of learning through authentic academic success.
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Why we are trusted

Since 2006, we have a track record of providing our students with a high-quality, rigorous, one-on-one personalized education. We are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), and our courses are NCAA eligible and UC approved.

We offer a unique and unrivaled year-round one-on-one learning experience, personalized to each learner’s challenges and innate strengths. Visit our virtual open house today or contact us to learn more about unbounded education at Lydian Academy.
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We offer a unique year-round one-on-one learning experience, personalized to you and your schedule.

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