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
Monte Vista Christian School is a private Christian day and boarding high school in Watsonville, California. The school was founded in 1926 and offers coursework accredited by the WASC, the ACSI, and the ACTS for co-ed students from grades 6-12. Competitive teams compete in the Monterey Bay League in football, soccer, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, baseball, tennis, golf, cross country, swimming, and softball. Equestrian is also offered and an Equestrian Summer Camp is run on campus. Tuition for a year is $37,760 for ...
The Thacher School in Ojai, California, is a private boarding school founded in 1889. The school is co-ed and is accredited by TABS, NAIS, WBSA, and SSATB. Open to students in grades 9-12, the Thacher school was originally all boys but began accepting students in 1977. Thacher’s educational philosophy is that students benefit from taking on real responsibility and positive risks. A member of the western preparatory school Condor League, Thacher fields teams in ballet, basketball, baseball, cross country, dance, equestrian, ...
The Athenian School, in Danville, California, is a college preparatory boarding school. Founded in 1965 by Dyke Brown, Athenian is located next to the wealthy Blackhawk Ranch development. The school has a professional casual dress code. Open to students from grades 6-12, Athenian is Co-ed and has been racially integrated from its founding. Accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS), and WASC. Extracurricular Activities The school supports many extracurricular activities, including ...