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
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 ...
The Idyllwild Arts Academy, located in the San Jacinto Mountains of California an hour’s drive from Palm Springs, is a boarding school for high school students who aspire to careers in the visual or performing arts. Idyllwild was founded in 1946 by Max and Beatrice Krone. The co-ed, private and nonsectarian facility is situated on 205 acres of pine forest. Idyllwild enrolls 300 students from 25 countries. It also operates a summer arts program. The academy combines a curriculum of ...
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 ...