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Villanova Preparatory School
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  • Private, Boarding, Catholic
  • OJAI, CA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Sports
    grade B minus

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 31
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$23,900
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$64,000
Received Financial Aid
56%
Average Financial Aid
$18,651
From Villanova Preparatory School

Villanova Preparatory School is the premier coed Catholic boarding school on the West Coast. Founded in 1924 by the Augustinian Fathers, Villanova’s mission is to graduate mature young adults of diverse backgrounds who reflect the core values of Truth, Unity, and Love. Villanova Prep is highly regarded for its academic excellence in the International Baccalaureate program, its international culture with a student body made up of 17 different countries, and its celebration of classic, campy, high school fun! The school develops the mind, body, and heart of its students in a safe and supportive environment, with a 7:1 student to teacher ratio. Students enjoy a beautiful 131 acre campus located in the Ojai Valley, a small town 85 miles north of Los Angeles. The school offers an enriching variety of extracurricular activities and sports programs as well as a vibrant art scene. Students go on to matriculate into the best U.S. Universities and Colleges, but always have a home at Villanova.

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Villanova Preparatory School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1280
109 responses
Average ACT
29
31 responses

2022 CIF Championship Basketball Team

academic spotlight

Villanova's boys basketball team were the 2022 CIF Southern Section Champions, beating out over 500 other schools in the largest CIF section of the state of California. Go Wildcats!

Culture & Safety

Poll
87%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 15 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 15 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 27 responses
  • Wildcat Day & International Day
    22%
  • Wildcat Day, International Day, AND Fat Tuesday
    22%
  • Homecoming
    15%
  • International Day
    15%
  • Spirit Week
    11%
  • Nova Bowl
    7%
  • Pep rallies
    7%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
38%
Boarding Days Per Week
5-day, 7-day
Top Countries
China, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Viet Nam
International Boarding Students
63%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
260
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 17 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 17 responses
24%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 17 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Poll
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 18 responses
Poll
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 18 responses
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 18 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 15 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 15 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 15 responses

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