Inspired experience based college preparatory education for creative and intellectually curious students
Early childhood through twelfth grade


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Here’s what we recommend:

  1. Watch the videoIn 13 minutes, you’ll see students in action, hear from recent graduates, and learn about our school’s philosophy.
  2. FAQ If you have questions, they’re probably answered here. You’ll also have a chance to ask your own.
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  4. Apply Now! Fill our our online application. Deadline is February 1st of each school year.

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  • Alumnae/i News! - Life at Pitzer College just got a lot more adventurous for Shelby Ottengheime (Waverly ’18).  She’s been taking a wide range of classes to help her decide on declaring a major.  From a biological anthropology course where she’s had a chance to handle 1.8 million year old hand tools, to an unruly women’s literature course […]
  • The Pedagogy of Mama Bear - This week’s post is from an email sent to Waverly’s art teacher, Michelle Dakan, from Anne Schiller, a colleague and friend from Pacific Oaks. As I am away from school recovering from knee surgery, I have had a contemplative few weeks. I’ve been thinking a lot about parents who are in the thick of it […]
  • I Believe in Nature - Nature has always been an integral part of my life. As a wee child, my mother brought me to Drumlin Farm, where I watched the foxes and the wild birds with the rapt attention only a three-year-old can manage. I grew up hiking through the woods owned by the water company. My dog loved to […]