Students: 392 | Faculty: 56 | Grades: 9-12 | Gender: Coed
The Webb Schools
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 in the United States home to an accredited museum.
Athletics and More
The School offers numerous sports, including tennis, baseball, volleyball, softball, golf, track and field, swimming and diving, badminton, wrestling, triathlon, soccer, basketball, football, water polo and cross country. The school upkeeps one original building, the old school house which is a clapboard structure built in 1917. The cross country course of the school extends off the school property into the nearby San Gabriel Mountains. On the property is a fully functional observatory.
Tuition at the Webb Schools of California is $45,330 for boarding schools and $32,240 for day students. The school is situated on 70 acres of a lush hillside, and is home to 400 students. Its mascot is the Gauls.
Boarding Schools in California
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, ...
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St. Michael’s Preparatory School is a private abbey school run by the Norbertine Order. The school, founded in 1961, has a population of 60 priests, many of whom teach at the school. All students are required to attend religious education and morning mass and night prayer. This is an all-boy school for students grades 9 to 12 and requires uniforms for all of its students. It fields teams in football, cross country, soccer, and baseball, competing in the Express League and ...