Students: 200 | Faculty: 37 | Grades: K-12 | Gender: Coed
Oak Grove School
The Oak Grove School is a private, progressive, vegetarian K-12 school for boys and girls operated by the Krishnamurti Foundation of America. The school, founded in 1975, is fully accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools and the WASC.
It is nondenominational but is inspired by the philosophy J. Krishnamurti, and seeks to develop in students qualities of mind, heart and body, and explores an approach to life that is whole, mindful, and intelligent.
The school’s 150 acre rural campus serves 190 students and fields teams in soccer, volleyball, tennis and track and field, according to student interest.
The dining hall is entirely vegetarian and serves high quality diverse foods from numerous global cuisines.
The School costs $37,860 for high school boarding students with costs significantly less for the lower grades and for day students. In addition to core subjects, students concentrate on the visual and performing arts, with an end of semester Showcase for the High School students where the school’s classrooms become art galleries and music is performed for the community. The school’s mascot is the lizard.
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