California Boarding Schools

There are 27 college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout California.
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Outdoor Education: Day hikes, weekend camping trips, and an 11-day wilderness trek introduce students to the wilderness environment while emphasizing the development of a positive attitude toward challenging situations.
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Outdoor Education: Day hikes, weekend camping trips, and an 11-day wilderness trek introduce students to the wilderness environment while emphasizing the development of a positive attitude toward challenging situations.
A unique learning environment
Villanova recognizes, first and foremost, the potential in every student and seeks to provide an environment that nurtures this potential.
There is time to reflect at Oak Grove, to learn about yourself and to build strong friendships.
Webb enjoys a 100% admit rate to selective 4-year colleges and universities.
Our outstanding music department provides classroom instruction in music theory, music history, and musical experiences.  Students are also welcome to play in the marching band and take private piano or guitar lessons.
Choral Summer Camp choristers with faculty
Of course, one of the major highlights of the year is graduation. Seniors proudly wear their formal uniforms, and prepare for life after ANA.

As a college preparatory boarding school, our graduates go on to exciting endeavors at highly regarded colleges. Their leadership and academic experience at the Academy prepares them for success no matter where they go next.
Athenian students
Once a year, the entire campus takes a break from school and hikes to the top of Grass Mountain together.
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.
Come visit our beautiful campus in Monterey, California! Call the admission office at 831.655.9356 or email admission@santacatalina.org to schedule your visit.
Our small classes often resemble a college seminar: students and teacher grappling with ideas, sparking new insights, caught up in the give and take of reasoned arguments.
Over 80% of our students participate in Athletics. We have a certified Athletic Trainer on staff full-time to keep our students safe.
Besant Hill School is located in the Ojai Valley, on 500 acres of private land.
MVCS Campus
Students with global entrepreneur Muhammad Yunus
Dorm facility in Saratoga, California
Conceptual Physics

California Boarding Schools

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Grades: 9-12 | 38 students345 South Figueroa Street
    Los AngelesCA 90071
    213-400-4585
    9-1238
  • Grades: 7-12 | 320 students2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
    CarlsbadCA 92008
    888.762.2338
    7-12320
  • Grades: 9-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day) | 300 students
    2100 Mt. Diablo Scenic Blvd.
    DanvilleCA 94506
    925.362.7223
    9-12

    6-12 (day)
    300
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 100 students8585 Ojai Santa Paula Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    805-646-4343
    9-12, PG100
  • Grades: 9-12 | 270 students1960 Cate Mesa Road, P.O. Box 5005
    CarpinteriaCA 93014
    (805) 684-4127
    9-12270
  • Grades: 8-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day) | 215 students
    P.O. Box 98, 2555 W. Highway 154
    Los OlivosCA 93441
    800-287-9197
    8-12

    6-12 (day)
    215
  • Grades: 9-11 | n/a students3459 Kenyon Street
    San DiegoCA 92110
    914-495-6028
    9-11n/a
  • Grades: 9-12 | 110 students1539 E. Howard St.
    PasadenaCA 91104
    626-398-2388
    9-12110
  • Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
    All-girls  (Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 385 students440 St. Katherine Dr.
    La Canada FlintridgeCA 91011
    626-685-8333
    9-12385
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 308 students52500 Temecula Road P.O. Box 38
    IdyllwildCA 92549
    (951) 468-7223
    9-12, PG308
  • Grades: 9-12 | 670 students4026 Maher St.
    NapaCA 94558
    707.255.0950
    9-12670
  • Grades: 9-12 | 85 studentsPO Box 8
    Los OlivosCA 93441
    805 688 5114
    9-1285
  • Grades: 9-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day) | 1060 students
    2 School Way
    WatsonvilleCA 95076
    831-722-8178 x. 194
    9-12

    6-12 (day)
    1060
  • Grades: 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day) | 230 students
    220 West Lomita
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805) 646-8236
    9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
    230
  • Grades: 3-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day) | 269 students
    723 El Paseo Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805)646-1423
    3-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
    269
  • Grades: 6-12

    K-12 (day)
     | K-12 (day) | 13 students
    PO Box 3050, 198 Main St.
    Chester/Lake AlmanorCA 96020
    530-596-3343
    6-12

    K-12 (day)
    13
  • St. Catherine's Academy
    All-boys  (Catholic)
    Grades: 4-8

    K-8 (day)
     | K-8 (day) | 150 students
    215 N. Harbor Blvd.
    AnaheimCA 92805
    714-772-1363
    4-8

    K-8 (day)
    150
  • Grades: 9-12

    K-12 (day)
     | K-12 (day) | 183 students
    1500 Butterfield Road
    San AnselmoCA 94960
    415-258-1905
    9-12

    K-12 (day)
    183
  • Santa Catalina School
    All-girls  (Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 244 students1500 Mark Thomas Drive
    MontereyCA 93940
    831-655-9356
    9-12244
  • Grades: 6-12, PG | 144 students2800 Monterey Road
    San MarinoCA 91108
    6-12, PG144
  • Grades: 9-12 | 85 students235 Squaw Valley Road | P.O. Box 2667
    Olympic ValleyCA 96146
    (530) 583-9393
    9-1285
  • Grades: 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | Pre-K-12 (day) | 750 students
    3152 Forest Lake Road
    Pebble BeachCA 93953
    831-625-8309
    9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
    750
  • Grades: 9-12 | 250 students5025 Thacher Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    805-640-3210
    9-12250
  • Grades: 9-12 | 26 students1 West Campbell Avenue, B-20
    CampbellCA 95008
    408-866-9988
    9-1226
  • Grades: 9-12 | 250 students12096 N. Ventura Ave
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805) 646-1464
    9-12250
  • Grades: 9-12 | 407 students1175 West Baseline Road
    ClaremontCA 91711
    (909) 482-5214
    9-12407
  • Grades: 9-12

    6-12 (day)
     | 6-12 (day) | 380 students
    302 Portola Road
    Portola ValleyCA 94028
    650-851-8223
    9-12

    6-12 (day)
    380
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