General Statistics

  • Year Founded: 1946
  • Grades Offered: 9-12, PG
  • Campus Location:
    Ojai, California (90 minutes northwest of Los Angeles)
  • Campus Statistics:
    520 Acres in Upper Ojai
    On-Campus eight-acre Community Supported Farm
  • Accreditations:
    Besant Hill School of Happy Valley is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS).

General Statistics

  • Year Founded: 1946
  • Grades Offered: 9-12, PG
  • Campus Location:
    Ojai, California (90 minutes northwest of Los Angeles)
  • Campus Statistics:
    520 Acres in Upper Ojai
    On-Campus eight-acre Community Supported Farm
  • Accreditations:
    Besant Hill School of Happy Valley is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS).

Student Body Statistics

  • Total number of students: 100
  • 13 U.S. States represented:
    California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Washington
  • 17 Countries represented:
    Canada, China, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Martinique, Mexico, S. Korea, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam, United Kingdom, United States, Ukraine, Czech Republic

Faculty Statistics

  • Total Faculty: 25
  • Faculty with advanced degrees: 85%
  • Faculty-to-student ratio: 1:4
  • Faculty who live on campus: 70%

Student Body Statistics

  • Total number of students: 100
  • 13 U.S. States represented:
    California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Washington
  • 17 Countries represented:
    Canada, China, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Martinique, Mexico, S. Korea, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam, United Kingdom, United States, Ukraine, Czech Republic

Faculty Statistics

  • Total Faculty: 25
  • Faculty with advanced degrees: 85%
  • Faculty-to-student ratio: 1:4
  • Faculty who live on campus: 70%

Academics Facts

  • Number of courses offered: 63
  • Foreign Languages offered: Spanish, French
  • Colleges visiting campus (2019-2020): 50+
  • Seniors who enrolled in college ( 2018-2019 ): 99%
  • Instructional support: Yes
  • English as a Second Language (ESL): Yes

Athletics Facts

  • Team Sports: Basketball, Cross-Country, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
  • Fitness: Aquatics, Circuit Training, Dance, Golf, Outdoor Education, Surfing, Weightlifting, Yoga

Academics Facts

  • Number of courses offered: 63
  • Foreign Languages offered: Spanish, French
  • Colleges visiting campus (2019-2020): 50+
  • Seniors who enrolled in college ( 2018-2019 ): 99%
  • Instructional support: Yes
  • English as a Second Language (ESL): Yes

Athletics Facts

  • Team Sports: Basketball, Cross-Country, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
  • Fitness: Aquatics, Circuit Training, Dance, Golf, Outdoor Education, Surfing, Weightlifting, Yoga

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