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 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.