Finally, a school that fits.

Small classes, one-on-one counseling, and Parent Support.

THE HOLDEN PROMISE

Neurodiverse teens thrive at Holden High School!

Holden provides tailored support for students facing anxiety, depression, learning disabilities, ADHD, autism, sensory issues, and executive functioning challenges. Students who have experienced school avoidance due to trauma or bullying feel welcome here.

Holden students come from all over the Bay Area, with about half of our students from Contra Costa County and half from Alameda County.

1-ON-1 COUNSELING

COUNSELING

Students meet with either a licensed marriage and family therapist, associate marriage and family therapist supervised by our licensed clinical director, or a RES advocate with over 20 years of experience working with teens weekly.
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PARENT SUPPORT

PARENT SUPPORT GROUP

Holden helps strengthen family relationships through support services that empower parents and encourages healthy family relationships.​
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Ari, a Holden student

the Holden Difference

Holden is a great fit for students who:

Why Students Love Holden!

changing lives since 1969