The Thacher School
The Thacher School (California)
The Thacher School is located in the Ojai Valley of southern California. This picturesque school, which overlooks the Ojai Mountains, is located only 45 miles from Santa Barbara and about 85 miles from Los Angeles. This student is mainly composed of students who live on campus; however, about 10 percent of the population lives within the community and commutes. The student body is very diverse. 40% of the population is students of color and 51% of all students live outside of California in over 25 states.
This college preparatory school offers a vast array of classes, including many Advanced Placement courses and several several honors. They also allow students to learn four languages: French, Chinese, Spanish and Latin. The average class size, around 11 students per class, allows for students to have the one-on-one attention with teachers and other administrators.
At Thacher, the learning experience expands past the classroom. The students use the natural environment in the Ojai Mountains as their real world classroom. The school offers several camping trips for students on campus. Other students also choose to spend some time studying abroad in other areas in the United States. The school also has almost 30 competitive sports teams for girls and boys.
Associations & Organizations
- National Association of Independent Schools
- State/Regional Independent School Association
- The Association of Boarding Schools
Students by Gender
Students by Grade
Teachers on Staff
Photo Source: School's Website and/or Social Media Data Source: NCES: 00939414
Explore Boarding Schools in California
From its humble beginnings in 1910 to the current fame, Cate School is a testament to commitment of its headmasters. The coeducational…9 - 12coed276 Students51 Teachers
Monte Vista Christian School is a co-ed private institution that serves grades 6 - 12. This institution was founded in 1926 and…6 - 12coed845 Students62 Teachers
Besant Hill School of Happy Valley is a private coed school in Ojai, California. Ojai is a rural area in Ventura County.…9 - 12coed101 Students26 Teachers
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…6 - 12coed170 Students42 Teachers