Villanova Preparatory School

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12096 N. Ventura Ave
Ojai, CA 93023
  • Villanova Preparatory School was founded in 1924 as a Catholic school in the Augustinian tradition and is the only boarding school in California to offer the IB Diploma Programme.
  • At Villanova, all educational and extra-curricular activities emphasize the Augustinian values of unity, truth, and love.
  • Through a balanced program of academic courses, athletics, community service, art and extra-curricular activities, Villanova channels students' curiosity, enthusiasm, and energy so they can reach the full potential of their abilities and interests.
  • Villanova provides an outstanding community-based education for its students with a student-teacher ratio of 10:1 and an average class size of 16.

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Definition of Terms 
2018 School Data
VillanovaBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-129-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Religious AffiliationCatholicNon-denominational
Year Founded19241910
Campus Size130 acres106 acres

Student Body

Enrollment260 students313 students
% Students of Color
23%
21%
% International Students
34%
20%
% Students Boarding
36%
66%
Average SAT Score1228* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)1080 - 1360-
Average ACT score25*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(collared shirts)
Casual
Average Class Size16 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:101:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1417
Number of IB Courses Offered16-
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
82%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Endowment Size$12 million$19 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$59,800$54,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$21,650$30,550
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$49,800$40,300
% Students on Financial Aid
37%
37%
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineJan. 31 / rollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredYesYes
Acceptance Rate
62%
55%
Director of AdmissionsTyler Hart
Associate Director of AdmissionsValeria De Luna

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1417
CoursesPhysics B

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1315
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Surf Team, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations1124
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
ASB, California, Campus, Chess Club, Chinese Language & Culture Club, Interact Club, Latin, Mock, National, Student

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club

College Matriculation

Year: 2011 - 201210 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign10
University of Washington8
University of California, Irvine7
University of California, Los Angeles7
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo5
New York University3
Santa Clara University3
University of California, Davis3
University of California, San Diego3
University of Southern California3
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • College Preparatory Curriculum
  • 100% college placement
  • 25 Advanced Courses (AP, IB, and Honors)
  • Day and Boarding school with 65% day and 35% resident students
  • Villanova Preparatory School accreditations: WCEA, WASC, TABS, WBSA

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