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Besant Hill School of Happy Valley
CAIS Membership status: Full

Street Address:
8585 Ojai-Santa Paula Road
Ojai, CA 93023
Mailing Address:
MAIL: P.O. Box 850
Ojai, CA 93024
Telephone:
(805)-646-4343
Fax:
(805)-646-4371
Web site:

Descriptive Category:
Coeducational Boarding/Day School
Type:
Secondary
Grade Levels:
9-12
Enrollment:
100
Boarding/Day:
Boarding and Day Programs
Gender:
Co-ed
Vicinity:
Santa Barbara/Ventura
School Description:
Founded in 1946 by Aldous Huxley, J. Krishnamurti, Guido Ferrando and Rosalind Rajagopal on 520 acres in the resort town of Ojai, California, this boarding school community offers a vigorous college preparatory curriculum with a cornerstone on creative expression, sustainability, and divergent thinking. Besant Hill offers 33 art electives, competitive athletics, travel and experiential education programs, small classes, and a 4:1 student teacher ratio.