Students: 100 | Faculty: 35 | Grades: 9-12 | Gender: Coed
Besant Hill School
Located in Ojai in southern California, Besant Hill School has a beautiful 520 acre campus that welcomes students for an alternative high school experience. This boarding school was founded in 1946 with the mission of educating male and female students in grades 9-12.
Besant Hill School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and Association of Boarding Schools. More than 95% of boys and girls that graduate this school go on to pursue a college education.
Multiple teams sports such as tennis and soccer allow Besant Hill School students to enjoy fun activities outside of the classroom.
The pristine location in California’s southern valley also offers a relaxing setting for students at Besant Hill School.
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