"Every wrong attempt discarded is a step forward.” – Thomas Edison

Our campus's studio spaces provide room for students to practice the art of design thinking, as they imagine, model, prototype, test, and fine-tune their creations, whether they are battle-ready robots, finely detailed clay vessels, or original podcast productions. A deep knowledge of this process serves students in the studios, in the classroom, and in the world, as they learn to experiment and stay nimble in the face of setbacks. 

The Janet Durgin Guild & Commons, our newest building, houses state-of-the-art maker spaces fitted with tools for creating, from table saws and sanders to 3D printers and green screens, as well as a teaching kitchen. A variety of academic courses, as well as Intersession and Exploratory opportunities and co-curricular activities, give students the chance to utilize the studios to design, build, and refine.

Sonoma Academy Is...

The only private, independent, college preparatory high school in Sonoma County. On our beautiful campus nestled at the base of Taylor Mountain in Southeastern Santa Rosa, Sonoma Academy students are able to explore their interests and passions in a rigorous and inspiring environment that develops a lifelong love of learning and prepares them for college and beyond.