Students: 500 | Faculty: N/A | Grades: PK-12 | Gender: Coed
The Stevenson School in Pebble Beach in Carmel, California, was founded in 1952 by Robert and Marian Ricklefs in honor of the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. The Stevenson school is a private Pre-K through 12 school that accepts boarding and day students.
Stevenson is accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Though the school is non-sectarian, for a long time it has had an Episcopalian chaplain serving its students and the community, and it is home the Church in the Forest which was founded in 1987.
The Stevenson School is Co-ed, and began accepting girls to its boarding program in 1988. Home to the radio station KSPB 91, Stevenson is home to many extracurricular activities including a robust athletics program that fields teams in tennis, gold, baseball, basketball, football, lacrosse, field hockey, swimming and sailing, and all 9th and 10th graders must participate in a sport.
Located on 50 acres of the forested Monterey Peninsula coast, the Stevenson School is a prestigious school that accepts 40% of applicants. It is home to 530 students and has a student to teacher ratio of 9:1. Tuition is for $54,600 for boarding students and $33,200 for day students. The school mascot is the Pirates.
Boarding Schools in California
The Ojai Valley School is a co-educational independent boarding school in Ojai, California, founded in 1911. It was one of the first schools in the Western United States to offer English as a Second Language programs. The founder, Edward Yeomans, considered his own education to have been dull and dreamed of a school that provided experiential learning and instilled a love of the outdoors. There are two campuses, one in Ojai, California, and one seven miles away situated next to orange groves ...
The Webb Schools, in Claremont, California, are a pair of private boarding schools founded by Thomas Webb. The Webb School of California is an all boys school founded in 1922 and shares a campus with the Vivian Webb School for girls established in 1981. The founder’s father, William Robert “Sawney” Webb is notable for establishing the Webb School in Tennessee in 1870. The Schools are open to grades 9-12, and accept a limited number of day students. It is the only high 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 ...