California Boarding Schools

There are 26 college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout California.
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Boarding students finish their school year with a weekend away camping and white-water rafting on the American River.
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Boarding students finish their school year with a weekend away camping and white-water rafting on the American River.
Surf's up! OVS students enjoy great Southern California weather and frequent excursions to the Pacific Ocean for early morning surf trips.  The 'Dawn Patrol' surf club welcomes beginners and experienced surfers alike, and they regularly paddle out from local surf spots.
Athenian students
Technology continues to grow, and St. Catherine's is committed to reflecting that in our educational program.  Each classroom is equipped with a SmartBoard, and students can utilize personal computers through our traveling laptop cart.  In addition, every student attends computer instruction in our new technology learning lab.  Students learn basic computer and study skills and are instructed in the full suite of Microsoft programs most commonly required in college-prep high school classes.
School is located in a historical 17-acre park like campus complete with cafeteria, library, and dormitory facilities.
Lake Tahoe is a premier world-renown resort destination year-round. The blue skies, clear water, dense forests, and deep snow make it a haven for for everyone - from outdoor enthusiasts to authors and explorers.
Senior Prefects
We welcome you to learn more about Army and Navy Academy, a private military boarding school for boys in grades 7-12. Call us today! 760.547.5278.
Webb enjoys a 100% admit rate to selective 4-year colleges and universities.
Grammar school student Aidan ready to sail
Sophomore English Class
Dorm facility in Saratoga, California
A unique learning environment
The Academy's Dance Department offers students training in ballet, modern, jazz, and tap. Students spend many hours in the studio each day, honing their talent with American Ballet Theatre trained faculty.
Balanced with academics, the fine and performing arts, travel, and a focus on self knowledge, sports play a key role in the life of the school.
Midland's ceramics class - one of the many art classes we offer our students.
Boarding creates closer bonds with friends, and more focused discipline for music, sports, student council, and theatre. SD provides a nurturing environment and safety guidelines that ensure our students are carefully supervised while also feeling a strong sense of community and comfort. Our favorite compliment is hearing that our dorms feel like a second home.
Los Angeles is one of the world's largest business and cultural centers. At AUP, students are challenged to connect with the environment and reflect on where they fit into the socio-cultural landscape.
Girls Dorm Room
Stevenson students engage the sciences not only in the classroom and lab, but through broad participation in science fairs and competitions at the local, state and national level. Many students work one-on-one with faculty on individual research projects, too.

California Boarding Schools

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 345 South Figueroa Street
    Los AngelesCA 90071
    213-400-4585

    Grades: 9-12 | 50 students
  • 2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
    CarlsbadCA 92008
    888-762-2338

    Grades: 7-12 | 320 students
  • 2100 Mt. Diablo Scenic Blvd.
    DanvilleCA 94506
    9253627223

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day) | 517 students
  • 8585 Ojai Santa Paula Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    805-646-4343

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 100 students
  • 1960 Cate Mesa Road, P.O. Box 5005
    CarpinteriaCA 93013
    8056844127

    Grades: 9-12 | 280 students
  • P.O. Box 98, 2555 W. Highway 154
    Los OlivosCA 93441
    800-287-9197

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day) | 245 students
  • 1539 E. Howard St.
    PasadenaCA 91104
    626-398-2388

    Grades: 9-12 | 110 students
  • Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
    All-girls  (Catholic)
    440 St. Katherine Dr.
    La Canada FlintridgeCA 91011
    626-685-8521

    Grades: 9-12 | 385 students
  • 52500 Temecula Road P.O. Box 38
    IdyllwildCA 92549
    19514687223

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 308 students
  • 4026 Maher St.
    NapaCA 94558
    707-255-0950

    Grades: 9-12 | 630 students
  • PO Box 8
    Los OlivosCA 93441
    805-688-5114

    Grades: 9-12 | 85 students
  • 2 School Way
    WatsonvilleCA 95076
    831-768-6195

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day) | 1089 students
  • 220 West Lomita
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805) 646-8236

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 230 students
  • 723 El Paseo Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805)646-1423

    Grades: 3-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 269 students
  • PO Box 3050, 198 Main St.
    Chester/Lake AlmanorCA 96020
    530-596-3343

    Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 13 students
  • St. Catherine's Academy
    All-boys  (Catholic)
    215 N. Harbor Blvd.
    AnaheimCA 92805
    714-772-1363

    Grades: 4-8 | K-8 (day) | 150 students
  • 1500 Butterfield Road
    San AnselmoCA 94960
    415-258-1905

    Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day) | 183 students
  • Santa Catalina School
    All-girls  (Catholic)
    1500 Mark Thomas Drive
    MontereyCA 93940
    831-655-9356

    Grades: 9-12 | 244 students
  • 2800 Monterey Road
    San MarinoCA 91108

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 144 students
  • 235 Squaw Valley Road | P.O. Box 2667
    Olympic ValleyCA 96146
    (530) 583-9393

    Grades: 9-12 | 85 students
  • 3152 Forest Lake Road
    Pebble BeachCA 93953
    831-625-8309

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 750 students
  • 5025 Thacher Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    805-640-3210

    Grades: 9-12 | 250 students
  • 1 West Campbell Avenue, B-20
    CampbellCA 95008
    408-866-9988

    Grades: 9-12 | 26 students
  • 12096 N. Ventura Ave
    OjaiCA 93023
    805-646-1464

    Grades: 9-12 | 250 students
  • 1175 West Baseline Road
    ClaremontCA 91711
    909-482-5214

    Grades: 9-12 | 413 students
  • 302 Portola Road
    Portola ValleyCA 94028
    650-851-8223

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day) | 380 students
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