The Thacher School

5025 Thacher Road,
Ojai, CA, 93023-0930
Tel: (805)640-3210
Grades: 9 - 12 | 240 students
Founded in 1889, The Thacher School is a coeducational boarding high school located 85 miles northwest of Los Angeles, California.
The School serves academically talented students who will benefit from a rigorous college preparatory experience.
The faculty and students live and work closely together in a community in which cooperation, trust, honesty, and respect are the cornerstones of school life.
Together, we commit to the belief that demands in the academic classroom, when combined with those of mountains and horses, of sports and the arts, produce independent minds, strong bodies, and powerful character.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1889

Student Body

Total Students 240 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 37%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 71%
Average Class Size 11 students
Number of AP Courses 19 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 2018
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $50,550
% on Financial Aid 27%
Average Financial Aid Grant $36,000
Acceptance Rate 14%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Bill McMahon

Sports

Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports BaseballBasketballClimbingCross CountryDance
EquestrianFootballLacrosseSoccerTennis
Track and FieldUltimate FrisbeeVolleyball
BaseballBasketball,
ClimbingCross Country,
DanceEquestrian,
FootballLacrosse,
SoccerTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Weil Tennis Academy & College Preparatory School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Monica Ros School (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ojai Valley School (4.4 miles away)
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  • Ojai Monica Ros School
    783 Mcnell Road
    Ojai , CA , 93023
    (805)646-8184
    1  mi  |  132  students  |  Gr.  NS-3
  • Ojai
    Weil Tennis Academy & College Preparatory School
    Special Program Emphasis
    428 Bryant Cir.
    Ojai , CA , 93023
    (805)640-3413
    Special Program Emphasis
    3.5  mi  |  37  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Ojai
    Oak Meadow    
    Alternative School
    Po Box 1626
    Ojai , CA , 93024
    (802)251-7250
    Alternative School
    3.6  mi  |  447  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Ojai
    Global Village School
    Alternative School
    Po Box 480
    Ojai , CA , 93024
    (805)646-9792
    Alternative School
    3.6  mi  |  48  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Ojai
    Laurel Springs    
    302 El Paseo Road
    Ojai , CA , 93023
    (800)377-5890
    4  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  K-12

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