For parents everywhere, nothing is more important that making sure their children receive the best possible education. While many parents choose to have th – teen challenge for boys and homes for troubled youth and boarding schools.
  • Besant Hill School of Happy Valley

    Ojai, CA

    Besant Hill School of Happy Valley is a private coed school in Ojai, California. Ojai is a rural area in Ventura County. Ventura County…

    9 - 12
    coed
    101 Students
    26 Teachers
  • Cate School

    Carpinteria, CA

    From its humble beginnings in 1910 to the current fame, Cate School is a testament to commitment of its headmasters. The coeducational facility is…

    9 - 12
    coed
    276 Students
    51 Teachers
  • Dunn School

    Los Olivos, CA

    Dunn School is a co-educational private boarding school located in Los Olivos, California. It is a preparatory school from grade 6 through 12 offering…

    6 - 12
    coed
    228 Students
    39 Teachers
  • Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

    La Canada Flintridge, CA

    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, located in La Canada Flintridge, California, is a Catholic, Dominican, college-preparatory school known for educating and preparing young women for…

    9 - 12
    all-girl
    410 Students
    37 Teachers
  • Idyllwild Arts Academy

    Idyllwild, CA

    Idllywild Arts Academy is an international arts high school that runs September through May in California. It provides training in the arts and preparation…

    9 - 12
    coed
    295 Students
    81 Teachers
  • Monte Vista Christian School

    Watsonville, CA

    Monte Vista Christian School is a co-ed private institution that serves grades 6 – 12. This institution was founded in 1926 and has been…

    6 - 12
    coed
    845 Students
    62 Teachers
  • Oak Grove School

    Ojai, CA

    Founded in 1975 by globally regarded educator, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Oak Grove School is a co-educational day and boarding school serving grades pre-school through twelve.…

    12
    coed
    194 Students
    26 Teachers
  • Southwestern Academy

    San Marino, CA

    Southwestern Academy aims to educate both American and international students in an environment where small class sizes and personal attention give each student the…

    6 - 12
    coed
    170 Students
    42 Teachers
  • The Athenian School

    Danville, CA

    The Athenian School located in Danville, California is a middle and high school prepartory school that prepares students for academic success. The middle school…

    6 - 12
    coed
    472 Students
    73 Teachers
  • The Thacher School

    Ojai, CA

    The Thacher School is located in the Ojai Valley of southern California. This picturesque school, which overlooks the Ojai Mountains, is located only 45…

    9 - 12
    coed
    256 Students
    39 Teachers
  • The Webb Schools

    Claremont, CA

    The Webb Schools is an "open" school in the California area, which means they are non-sectarian. Most schools have a "focus" on how they…

    9 - 12
    coed
    398 Students
    52 Teachers
  • Villanova Preparatory School

    Ojai, CA

    Villanova Preparatory School is located about 63 miles northwest of Los Angeles in the city of Ojai. Founded in 1924, Villanova is a co-ed…

    9 - 12
    coed
    280 Students
    30 Teachers

What's Up in california

For parents everywhere, nothing is more important that making sure their children receive the best possible education. While many parents choose to have their children attend public schools, others opt to let their children attend boarding school.

Not only do these schools offer educational opportunities that may not be found elsewhere, but they also allow children to grow in many ways by letting them learn about various social and cultural activities.

Within California, there are a variety of boarding schools that are known for their high academic standards and emphasis on helping youngsters become the leaders of tomorrow. For parents who are looking for unique educational opportunities for their children in California, these schools offer social and cultural experiences that can lead to a lifetime of learning.

Idyllwild Arts Academy View profile »

For children who desire a career in the visual and performing arts, many parents turn to the Idyllwild Arts Academy. Located only an hour away from Palm Springs, this co-ed school for grades 9-12 offers a secluded 205 acre campus filled with pine trees.

Considered a very international school, it has an enrollment of 300 students from 25 nations. Operating a summer arts program as well, the Academy is committed to helping children who desire to perform fulfill their dreams.

Monte Vista Christian School View profile »

For parents who want their children to attend boarding school while still getting a Christian-based education, Monte Vista Christian School may be a good option. Along with its faith-based programs, the school is also well-known for its highly competitive sports teams in the Monterey Bay League. Students can choose to compete in various sports including football, basketball, soccer, golf, swimming, wrestling, and many others. In addition, an Equestrian program is also offered for both boys and girls.

Ribet Academy

One of the few boarding schools in California to offer programs for grades PreK-12, Ribet Academy is located in Los Angeles. What makes the school stand out is the distinction of having Southern California’s largest marine biology lab as well as a theater, courtroom, photography studio, and orchestra area.

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