What is Opportunities Academy?

Opportunities Academy [OA] is Collegiate Academies’ rigorous, full day program for students aged 17-22 with intellectual disabilities and autism. We are a type 1 charter serving students with disabilities through Orleans Parish Public Schools.

Our Vision

Opportunities Academy redefines ‘college and career for all’ by empowering students to build lives of independence, connection, and happiness.

Our Values


We hold and strive for the most ambitious visions.


We embrace failure and learn from it. We can rely on ourselves to take action always.


We choose to look at the positive in all things and have confidence in ourselves and our teammates.


We explore our interests and the world. We use our new-found knowledge to improve ourselves and others.


We are kind, loving, and helpful to all people and all things.

Contact us!

We’ve moved! We are now located on the Guste campus, 2625 Thalia St, New Orleans, LA 70113. Visit us, or reach out by phone at (504) 503-1421, fax at (504) 814-1721, or email at hello@opportunitiesacademy.org.

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