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Villanova Preparatory School in Ojai in Ventura County, CA, is a Roman Catholic secondary co-educational school based on the Augustinian tradition offering a rigorous college preparatory curriculum for grades 9-12, with both a day and resident (boarding) program available. Villanova consistently places students into many of the top colleges in the nation.
Through a balanced program of academic courses, athletics, community service, art and extra-curricular activities, Villanova channels students' curiosity, enthusiasm and energy so they can reach the full potential of their abilities and interests. Villanova provides an outstanding community-based education for its students with a student-teacher ratio of 10:1 and an average class size of 16.
Villanova Preparatory School was founded in 1924 as a Catholic school in the Augustinian tradition. At Villanova, all educational and extra-curricular activities emphasize the Augustinian values of unity, truth and love. Villanova is a member of the Augustinian Secondary Education Association (ASEA) which comprises eight secondary institutions in North America and over 100 schools worldwide.
Day & residental (boarding) programs available for Grades 9-12:
- College preparatory curriculum
- The school guides students toward full realization of their academic potential through disciplined study and an enhanced spirit of inquiry
- Students are encouraged to work to their highest potential, to achieve strong college preparatory skills and to gain a broad knowledge in the humanities, arts and sciences
- Additionally: Athletics, community service, art and extra-curricular activities
2. Oak Grove School, Ventura County
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Located in Ojai, California, south of Santa Barbara and Los Angeles, Oak Grove School offers innovative early childhood, elementary, junior high school programs, a college-preparatory high school, and a family-style boarding program all nourished by the educational vision of its founder, philosopher and educator J. Krishnamurti. Small classes in a natural environment are guided by experienced teachers who encourage discovery and inquiry while supporting exceptional academic, creative and personal growth.
203 day and boarding students attend Oak Grove School. The student to faculty ratio is 5:1, with an average class size of 14. The school is fully accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Oak Grove School offers space to grow, guidance to develop intellectually and creatively, and support to help students understand themselves and the world around them. It prepares its students for college, and for life.
Co-Educational Pre-K-12 Day & Boarding School Programs:
- Day Program
- Boarding Program for 7th, 8th Grade and High School Students
- Early Childhood Program
- Toddler Program
- Preschool Program
- Kindergarten Program
- Elementary School Program
- Junior School Program
- High School Program
3. Ventura County Christian School
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Ventura County Christian School, located in Midtown Ventura, California, is an Elementary School, Middle School & High School offering grades K-12. The Vision of Ventura County Christian School is to transform and equip to be leaders and positive examples of the truth of Jesus Christ. Students who wish to be a part of this community must be willing and ready to encounter the truth of Jesus Christ, lead and witness the gospel in his or her own way. The board and faculty of VCCS believe that all Christians should abound in wisdom, virtue, and knowledge. Therefore, a rigorous educational experience in which students are challenged spiritually, physically, and intellectually is deemed essential to raising up and preparing Christian individuals to “Shine like Stars in the Universe.”
Because of its small class sizes, caring Christian parents, and high involvement from the local churches, the campus atmosphere lends itself to learning and maturing, where students become confident and well prepared to face life's challenges as they grow.
Elementary School Curriculum includes:
- phonics and systematic reading instruction
- hands-on math experiences
- discovery approach to science
Middle School Curriculum includes:
- Math (Pre-Algebra or Algebra 1)
- Physical Education
- Extra Curricular
High School Curriculum includes:
- college preparatory courses
- honors and advanced placement
4. Montessori Learning Center - Ventura
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Montessori Learning Center, located in Ventura, California, is a pre-school and lower elementary school offering Pre-K through 3rd grade instruction. Choosing how your child will be educated in the early formative years can be the most important decision you make regarding your child's future. Early education has a lifetime impact. Montessori Learning Center - Ventura is about life, growth and development. This approach is to help the children help themselves. Montessori is a great way to educate children.