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Ojai Valley School

Ojai Valley School is a coeducational private boarding traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural


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Ojai Valley School says

It is our goal to recruit intellectually curious, outgoing students who want to participate in all aspects of Ojai Valley School’s academic and extracurricular programs. We strive to enroll students from all backgrounds whose talents, skills and interests will enrich the OVS community. Through the development of a strong academic curriculum and with emphasis on study skills, confidence and leadership, students earn placement at select colleges and universities worldwide. Founded in 1911, Ojai Valley School is recognized for its challenging academics and unique programs:100% college placementInterscholastic sportsOutdoor education (trips to Yosemite, Escalante, the Lost Coast and Joshua Tree)Equestrian programCommunity service (includes a trip to Oaxaca, Mexico)Fine and performing artsInternational ESL and summer programsA spectacular location 40 miles southeast of Santa Barbara and at the foot of the Los Padres National Forest ensures weekend access to beaches, lakes and mountains.





Grades Cost Term
Elementary School $47,950 Annual

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.


  (805) 646-1423
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Entrance Requirements

  • SSAT



Test Scores

1750 Average score for the SAT Composite

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 297
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 13
Kindergarten 10
1 19
2 18
3 7
4 14
5 12
6 21
7 31
8 34
9 24
10 20
11 32
12 42

Ojai Valley School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Ojai Valley School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 7 : 1
Average Class Size 12
Gender 51% Male / 49% Female
Dress Code Casual
Percent Boarding 40%
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 62%
Hispanic/Latino 6%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 26%


  • Archery
  • Chorus
  • Community Service
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Photography
  • Rock Climbing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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