Just a few miles up Highway 33, but a world away from the headaches and traffic that thwart much of Southern California is the small town of Ojai. Located about 1.5 hours north of Los Angeles and an hour South of Santa Barbara, Ojai is nestled in the mountains just 12 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean and is the smallest city in Ventura County.
Ojai’s charms are many. The community has long been known as a haven for artists, musicians and health enthusiasts. A population of about 8,000, Ojai is a vibrant place with unique, natural beauty. Filled with delightful shops, art galleries, and music festivals, Ojai has and a host of places to retreat from the fast-paced lifestyle, with walking and hiking trails, beautiful hotels, and friendly people.
Located on over 500 acres of land, Besant Hill School features a quiet, rural setting of unusual beauty. The campus is a combination of academic, boarding, and recreational facilities that complement each other and the surrounding landscape.