- There are 26 college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout California.
Although community service hours are not required at Webb, many of our students voluntarily choose to participate in one or more of our numerous service activities. In the past few years, our students have traveled to Costa Rica, Thailand, Romania, Australia, Nepal, Fiji and three countries in Africa on service trips.
Leadership and character education make military schools unique. Our students learn important skills like teamwork, communication, and self-confidence that prepare them for leadership roles throughout the rest of their lives. Many of our students have gone on to become leaders in business, government, medicine, law, and the military, thanks to the lessons learned here.
Outdoor Education is a key part of the OVS experience. Students in grades 3-12 participate in multiple outdoor trips throughout the year, many of which relate to classroom studies. In freshman Humanities, for example, students read A River Runs Through It, and then a group took a fly fishing trip to the eastern Sierras.
The Visual Arts at Idyllwild Arts Academy encompasses many things. Our students ground their work in Drawing and Painting, but also explore Sculpture, Ceramics, Printmaking, Graphic Design and Photography.
AUP is a mosaic of students in a variety of racial, ethnic, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds. Within our rich community of ethnic cultures, AUP strengthens the co-curricular offerings with partnerships that broaden students` experience.
Students reside in one of three dormitories on campus. The new dormitory uses south-facing solar panels to take full advantage of the average 300 days of sunshine to reduce our environmental footprint.
Part of Stevenson's mission is to help students 'shape a joyful life.' Even doing the laundry can be fun when you are in good company.
A global presence helps students come to the realization that while all our backgrounds differ, our goals are vividly alike.
Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday before lunch, the community gathers outdoors for Assembly, a time reserved for announcements, presentations, and acknowledgements. The spontaneous spirit of Assembly usually becomes fodder for discussion later in the day.
San Domenico Stables is a Hunter / Jumper riding program. We teach riders of all abilities, from the first time on a horse to the show ring. Special focus is given throughout on safe horsemanship, responsibility, respect for the animals, and one another.
Performing arts are a big part of campus life at Oak Grove School, with community-wide High School Showcases, and many opportunities to perform outside of the school
Founded in 1889, St. Catherine's Academy is a Catholic school with a military tradition for boys in kindergarten – 8th grade.
California Boarding Schools
- School Location Grades Students
345 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Grades: 9-12 | 50 students
P.O. Box 98, 2555 W. Highway 154
Los Olivos, CA 93441
Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day) | 245 students
1539 E. Howard St.
Pasadena, CA 91104
Grades: 9-12 | 110 students
440 St. Katherine Dr.
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
Grades: 9-12 | 385 students
4026 Maher St.
Napa, CA 94558
Grades: 9-12 | 630 students
215 N. Harbor Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92805
Grades: 4-8 | K-8 (day) | 150 students
1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day) | 183 students
2800 Monterey Road
San Marino, CA 91108
Grades: 6-12, PG | 144 students
235 Squaw Valley Road | P.O. Box 2667
Olympic Valley, CA 96146
Grades: 9-12 | 85 students
1 West Campbell Avenue, B-20
Campbell, CA 95008
Grades: 9-12 | 26 students
12096 N. Ventura Ave
Ojai, CA 93023
Grades: 9-12 | 250 students
February 03, 2017
Explore the incredible variety of athletics which schools offer. Athletics are not optional in boarding school. Athletics are one part of a comprehensive program most schools adopt to educate the whole child in mind, body and spirit.
February 03, 2017
Does your son or daughter ride? Are you thinking about finding a private school which will suit both your academic requirements and your child's penchant for riding? Let's look at a couple of schools with riding programs.
February 03, 2017
Whether a school uses the Harkness Table™ or doesn't use the Harkness Table™ is a matter of teaching style worth exploring in some detail.