Oak Grove School
Oak Grove School offers innovative early childhood, elementary, junior high school programs, a college-preparatory high school, and a family-style boarding program all nourished by the educational vision of its founder, philosopher and educator J. Krishnamurti. Small classes in a natural environment are guided by experienced teachers who encourage discovery and inquiry while supporting exceptional academic, creative and personal growth.
From the winding, oak-shaded paths that meander through the campus, to the intimate, wooden buildings designed to harmonize with the natural landscape, Oak Grove School is a visual oasis, a peaceful, yet dynamic environment rich with opportunities for traditional and non-traditional learning. Organic gardens, a student-built greenhouse, a studio art building with a darkroom, ceramics and painting studios and weaving looms, two libraries, a recording studio, athletic fields, tennis courts, playgrounds and a central Pavilion and outdoor stage dot the 150-acre campus. Inside the Main House, with its brick fireplace, casual gathering area and home-like kitchen, organic vegetarian meals are lovingly prepared using fresh produce from the student garden.
Oak Grove's student to faculty ratio is 5:1, with an average class size of 14. The school is fully accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Oak Grove School offers space to grow, guidance to develop intellectually and creatively, and support to help students understand themselves and the world around them. It prepares its students for college, and for life.