A Small Boarding & Day High School in Ojai, California

The Besant Hill community honors individuality, critical thinking, creative and artistic passions, global citizenship, and environmental activism. This unique combination of values along with our small size, a committed faculty and staff, and beautiful location in Ojai, California, makes Besant Hill School a special place to study. Here you will find important information about the application process, how to arrange a visit, as well as key admissions dates and deadlines. Simply contact us with any questions you may have along the way.

In the News

Waste Not April
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Waste Not April

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Waste Not April is a time to bring greater awareness to what we consume and throw away, and practice reducing our waste.
Relay for Life, American Cancer Society fundraiser
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Coyotes will Relay For Life on April 22

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This year, Besant Hill School will have a team in the Relay for Life event on Saturday and Sunday, April 22 & 23 at Matilija Junior High School
Tawakkol Karman
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Nobel Laureate Inspires Students

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On Saturday, April 8th students traveled to University of California, Santa Barbara to hear Tawakkol Karman speak. Karman was the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
Benefit Show
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April 21 Benefit Show with Tuck & Patti

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A very special benefit concert for the Besant Hill School Music Department at Caravan Outpost featuring the music of Tuck & Patti. Food provided by Border Grill.

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Besant Hill School campus in Ojai, California

About

Learn About Our School, its History & Heritage, and study our campus and surroundings in the Location & Maps section.

Open House reception

Admissions

Review our Application Requirements and Tuition & Fees.  Check out our School Viewbook, and find out about Visiting Our Campus.

Physics class

Academics

Check out our Academic Subjects, our various Signature Programs, and how we assist in planning and preparation through College Counseling.

Digital Arts student project

Arts

Get an overview of our various Performing Arts and Visual Arts programs, and check out our Arts Calendar & News.

Cross Country runners

Athletics & Fitness

We provide a variety of Team Sports, as well as Fitness related sports and activities including golf, yoga, and surfing.  Find out more in our Athletics section.

New faculty housing construction 2014

Giving

Volunteer or Contribute via our Annual Fund, through our Major Gifts program, or our Online Giving form.  Check out our Giving Tuesday tradition, too!

Fall Trips, students watch sunset

Student Experience

Learn about Besant Hill School from the students’ perspective, including Student News, VideosPhotos and much more.

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