Life at Making Waves Academy

At Making Waves Academy, you will find:

State-of-the-art facilities: After more than a year of construction and renovation, our new Richmond campus will be ready by fall 2019. It features an additional 14 acres and 250,000 square feet of teaching space, including open learning areas, a parent resource center, space for restorative justice, and a performance art space.

Technology-connected classrooms: We have transitioned to a 1:1 Chromebook model with advanced teacher technology resources for the classroom.

Mission accountability: We intentionally track our students to and through college.

Layers of support: Teachers focus on academics while students get the other support they need, including psychological counseling, restorative justice, and social work services.

Professional development: MWA invests in training and professional development for its teachers, including weekly sessions onsite and opportunities to attend external trainings.

Competitive benefits: Read more about our benefits here.