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Ojai Valley School

Established: 1911
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School Facts

  • Number of Students
    280
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
Ojai Valley School’s experiential learning program allows students to utilize the world as their classroom. Students participate in week-long trips and outdoor activities such as camping, rock climbing, ropes courses, mountain biking, and kayaking. Students have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty such as former LA Times journalist and Ojai alum Fred Alvarez.

FACILITIES
The Ojai campus has facilities such as a center for performing arts, art studios, a science and technology center, stadiums, swimming pools, an equestrian stable, a climbing wall, an outdoor amphitheater, and ropes courses. OVS recently opened a new robotics laboratory, woodshop, and Makerspace.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Ojai Valley School’s year-round equestrian program allows students the opportunity to work with experienced instructors such as OVS alumna and 2012 Olympic equestrian Tiana Coudray.
OVS offers 12 different fine arts and media courses such as videography, foundations of voice, and three AP art options. Outside of class, students can participate in activities such as garage band and journalism.

DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Ojai Valley School’s 80 boarding students live in four dormitories spread across its 95-acre campus in the Southern California foothills. They are supervised by dorm parents and participate in activities such as themed dress days and the Festival of Talent.

                  


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Famous Alumni

Tiana Coudray, 2012 Olympic Equestrian; Fred Alvarez (faculty), former LA Times Journalist

  • 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 195 acres Campus Size
  • 33% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:6
SAT Average
1227
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
Sports
Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball
Arts
Ceramics, Digital Art and Design, Drama, Drawing, Film Academy, Photography, Studio Art - 2D Design, Studio Art - 3D Design, Studio Art - Drawing, Video Art
Music
Choir, Music History, Music Theory and Composition, Vocal, Voice - Foundations
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science, Data Management, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Physics 1, Physics 2, Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, Physics C: Mechanics, Psychology, US History, World History
Languages
American Sign Language, Chinese, French, Spanish, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Ballroom Dancing, Book Club, Chess Club, Computer Programming and Applications, Humane Society, International Club, Recreational Sports, Spirit Club, STEM/ Robotics, Yoga Club
Accepting Students in Grades
6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Ages Accepted
12-19
TOEFL Minimum
85
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
*Interviews: Vericant for China, Video for others. Application Deadline Jan. 15 Notification March 10 * Grades accepted 6-12

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