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Ojai, California, USA view map
Co-Ed, No Religious Affiliation
220 West Lomita Avenue, Ojai, California, USA
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Admissions Phone:805-646-8236 ext.109Fax:805-646-6509
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Department Director: Willem Zwart
Average Class Size: 15
Full Time Teachers: 5
Teachers Holding Advanced Degrees: 46.00%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 7/1
Summer Programs Offered: Offered
Number of AP Courses Offered: 5
Notable Achievements: Travel each year, including India for Seniors
Department Director: Joy Maguire-Parsons
Number of Dorms: 13
Average Students Per Dorm: 1
No. of Girls Dorms: 5
No. of Boys Dorms: 8
Dress Code: Casual
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Summary: All Oak Grove high school students select from a number of fine and performing art electives which encourage and support the development of an aesthetic sense toward all art forms as well as integrate and honor individual student interest and passion. All 9th grade students take a required class in Foundations of Art. Students may also choose from yearlong concentrations in Studio Art, Ceramics, Digital Design & Photography, Music Performance, Communications/Yearbook, and Drama.
Students intending to pursue applications to art colleges are assisted in developing their portfolios. Music students perform both at school and in the community. Art students showcase their work twice a year at school and frequently in the community.
Arts Department Director: Mia Bortolussi
Athletics Department Director: Bo Ainsworth
Notable Achievements: Part of the Condor League of Independent schools
Department Director: Jennifer Thompson
Percentage of Graduates Who Attend College: 99.00%
Colleges attended in the past 5 years by our graduates:
Middle Percentile of SAT Scores
I am currently writing my dissertation on social change in rural Russia during the 1950's.
-Auri Berg, Class of 1995, Historiam, world-traveler, teachers, Ph.D. candidate
What we choose to eat affects our health, environment, and the food industry around the world.
-Kate Komaiko, Class of 2003, Private chef, business owner, practitiner of sustainable business
After seven years at Oak Grove, there hardly seems to be a single aspect of my life that it hasn't influenced. My relationships, my philosophy of mind and spirit, my communication skills, my passions.
-Lucy Bellwood, Class of 2003, World traveler, playwright, artist, graphic novelist
Summary: Oak Grove 2011 English as a Second Language (ESL) Summer Camp
This camp is a 2 -week Homestay ESL & Surf Camp with an optional 3rd week camping and exploring the California Central Coast. The camp is suitable for ages 12 to 15 years.
Why is our camp so special? International students board with an American host family so they have a true cultural experience. For the afternoon surfing and 3rd week camping option, international students are mixed with American campers so they make friends and have lots of opportunities to speak English!
Department Director: Meredy Benson-Rice
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