Our Philosophies

Antioch Charter Academies


Highly Effective Teaching (HET): The Highly Effective Teaching model is a brain-compatible model grounded in the biology of learning, effective instructional strategies, and the development of conceptual curriculum.

Montessori: The Montessori Method stresses development of a child’s own initiative and natural abilities through interactive manipulative, multi-age groupings, peer teaching, and independent discovery.

Multiple Intelligences: The theory of multiple intelligences is a psychological and educational theory by cognitive psychologist Howard Gardner that suggests several different kinds of “intelligence” exist in humans, each relating to a different sphere of human life and activity.

Positive Discipline: Positive Discipline describes a way to build community among students and solve conflicts through student driven class meetings.

SMILE (Sensory Motor Integration Learning Experiences): A program involving gross motor movement activities, Brain Gym, and Yoga to develop movement and concentration.

Antioch Charter Academy

3325 Hacienda Way Antioch, CA

(925) 755-7311



Antioch Charter Academy II

1201 W. 10th St., Antioch, CA

(925) 755-1252