A Small Boarding & Day 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

Margaret Huang
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Distinguished Speakers Series welcomes Amnesty International's Margaret Huang

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Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, Huang is an inspiring figure in the world of human rights and racial justice issues.
Green Cup Challenge
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Green Cup Challenge 2017, Final Results

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The Results Are In! Over the last month, our school community achieved a 14.2% reduction in energy use. That means we saved 14,218 Kilowatts of energy.
International Week Cultural Catwalk
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School Community Celebrates International Week

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Watch video from International Week's Cultural Catwalk, music and dance performances, and see photos from student-led language courses.
Special Musical guest Tony Khalife
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Special Musical Guest Tony Khalife

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Today we had the great honor of welcoming musician Tony Khalife for an afternoon performance, conversation with students, and a music workshop.
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Student Delegates in Philadelphia for Model UN Conference

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The Besant Hill Delegation sends their greetings from the 33rd Ivy League Model United Nations Conference hosted by University of Pennsylvania students.

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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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