The Webb Schools

1175 West Baseline Road
Claremont, CA 91711-0917
     Tel: (909)482-5214
Grades: 9 - 12 | 409 students
item which has been noted, verified.
Two schools on one campus: Vivian Webb School for girls and Webb School of California for boys.
item which has been noted, verified.
The only accredited museum of paleontology located on a high school campus in North America.
item which has been noted, verified.
An honor code carried out by the students themselves.
item which has been noted, verified.
A college placement record with few rivals.
item which has been noted, verified.
Students on campus from 12 states and 19 countries.
item which has been noted, verified.
A commitment to team sports, outdoor activities and the arts.
item which has been noted, verified.
These attributes just begin to describe what makes Webb, Webb.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Programs Supported None
Year Founded 1922

Student Body

Total Students 409 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade The Webb Schools Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 15 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Literature & Composition,  AP Physics C,  Honors French 3,  Honors Museum Research,  Honors Precalculus, Advanced Studies Linear Algebra, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Enviromental Science, AP French Language, AP Language & Composition, AP Physics 1, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History, AP World History, Honors Advanced Museum Research, Honors American Literature, Honors Biology, Honors Chamber Singers, Honors Chemistry, Honors Foundation of Virtue, Honors French 2, Honors French 3, Honors Integrated Math II, Honors Paleontology, Honors Spanish 2, Honors Strings Sinfonia Orchestra, Honors Studio Art, Honors Winds Sinfonia  
Average SAT score 2060
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $53,575
Tuition Notes Day Tuition: $38,100
% on Financial Aid 33%
Average Financial Aid Grant $35,500
Acceptance Rate 22%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Leo Marshall
Admissions Associate Stephanie Marshall


Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBadmintonBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 36 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Acappella, Archives, Art Portfolio, Astronomy, Athletic Training, Baseball Clinic, Basketball Clinic, Chess Club, Community Service, Computer Club, Cooking Club, Dance, Debate, Dorm Council, Drama, Farming, Fencing Club, Fitness, French Club, Honor Council, Indoor Soccer, Mock Trial, Model UN, Museum, Newspaper, Orchestra, Outdoor Activities, Photography Club, Radio Station, Robotics, Sports Reporting, Student Government, Tour Guides, Triathlon, Yearbook - "El Espejo", Yoga Acappella, Archives, Art Portfolio, Astronomy, Chess Club, Computer Club, Cooking Club, Dance, Debate, Dorm Council, Drama, Farming, Fencing Club, Fitness, French Club, Honor Council, Indoor Soccer, Mock Trial, Model UN, Museum, Newspaper, Orchestra, Radio Station, Robotics, Tour Guides, Triathlon, Yoga, Athletic Training,
Baseball Clinic,
Basketball Clinic,
Community Service,
Outdoor Activities,
Photography Club,
Sports Reporting,
Student Government,
Yearbook - "El Espejo",

School Notes:

Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
  • Art Clokey ’39 - Creator of Gumby
  • James D. Watkins ’44 - Former U.S. Secretary of Energy
  • John Trefethen '62 - Owner of Trefethen Vineyards
  • Jon Congdon ‘81 - Co-founder of Product Partners, LLC; owner of Beachbody’s P90X workout plan
  • Josh Marshall '87 - Editor and publisher of
  • John Scalzi ’87 - Writer
  • Punch Hutton ’89 - Vanity Fair editor
  • Polly Liu ’91 - Founder of
  • Hosain Rahman ’93 - Founder and CEO of Jawbone
  • Otis Y. Chandler ’96 - Founder of

Profile last updated: 08/22/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is City Of Knowledge School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Icc Community School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Icc Community School (1.1 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PomonaIcc Community School
    3619 N Garey Ave
    PomonaCA 91767
    1.1 mi | 51 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PomonaCity Of Knowledge School
    3285 N Garey Ave
    PomonaCA 91767
    1.2 mi | 218 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • La VerneFaith Lutheran High School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    3960 Fruit Street
    La VerneCA 91750
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1.4 mi | 136 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • La VerneHaynes Education Center
    Special Education School
    Po Box 400
    La VerneCA 91750
    Special Education School
    1.6 mi | 126 students | Gr. 1-12                      
  • ClaremontFoothill Country Day School
    1035 Harrison Ave
    ClaremontCA 91711
    1.7 mi | 291 students | Gr. K-8                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?          Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
What About a Foreign Language School?
What About a Foreign Language School?
Sending your child to a foreign language school makes good sense when you have been posted to this country from abroad and in other circumstances as well.
Making the Financial Aid Process Work for You
Do you need financial aid? Not sure? Confused by how financial aid works? Here are some answers.
Interviewing the Over-prepared Teacher Applicant
Some applicants can fool you when they interview. Here is some advice on how to prevent that while at the same time keeping the interview process simple and efficient.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.


(enter "N/A" if not applicable)

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Los Angeles County, CA is $10,167 for elementary schools and $15,119 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos

View more school videos