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Besant Hill School (Formerly Happy Valley School)

Founded in 1946 by Aldous Huxley, J. Krishnamurti, Guido Ferrando and Rosalind Rajagopal on 520 acres in the resort town of Ojai, California this boarding school community offers a vigorous college preparatory curriculum with a cornerstone on creative expression, sustainability and divergent thinking. Besant Hill offers 33 art electives, competitive athletics, travel and experiential education programs, small classes and a 4:1 student teacher ratio....

Specialties:
  • Learning Differences (LD)
  • ADD/ADHD Program
Grades Offered: 8 to 12
School Type: Co-ed
Religious Affiliation: All Religions Welcome
Post-Grad Year: No
Saturday Classes: No
Classroom Dress Code: n/a
Average Class Size: 15 Students
ESL Courses: Yes
Summer Program: Yes