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Why Excitement Matters: A Parent’s Perspective

She couldn’t find a school that saw past her son’s disability — until a chance encounter changed everything. Find out how this school’s unique approach brought excitement to her family.

Bringing Literature to Life

From creating Shakespeare-themed song lists to writing poetry by deletion, Daniela Fazio is finding new ways to connect today’s teens with classic works.

Why Cultural Diversity is Making Catholic Schools a Better Place to Learn

Can cultural diversity change the way children think, act, and learn? Here’s why AOPS is committed to making diversity a core of our students’ Catholic education.

Growing Skills to Gain Independence

Through specialized job training, our students with special needs are getting more than work experience — they’re gaining the confidence to be independent.

Why Service Matters: A Parent’s Perspective

What happens when a school puts community service first? This AOPS parent shares her thoughts on the importance of “giving” instead of “getting.”

10 Programming Websites and Apps for Your Kids

Introduce your children to the world of programming! These resources will teach them the basic skills they need to get started.

Meet the People of AOPS

Hardworking faculty and staff are the heart of AOPS. Here, eight employees share stories about their careers, challenges, and proudest moments.

INFOGRAPHIC: A Breakdown of TerraNova Success

In 2016, AOPS students went above and beyond to surpass local and national testing averages. Here’s the breakdown of their achievement!

A Fresh Take on the Freshman Experience

Being a freshman doesn’t have to be scary. This AOPS high school is getting upperclassmen to bring new students on board with fun and style.

Teacher Spotlight: The Power of STEM

A full-fledged lab is just one of the ways David Heacock is inspiring his students to pursue a passion in the sciences.

INFOGRAPHIC: AOPS Achievement by the Numbers

Scholarships, student-teacher ratios, and more! Get a quick look at the numbers behind our amazing schools.