Welcoming environment, amazing staff, wonderful extracurricular activities.. more than I can ask for. My high school experience would not be the same without Nova.
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Posted by a student on 05/31/14
The academic programs are excellent. The teachers are very good about keeping parents informed of their child's progress academically. This is especially important to me because my child lives in the dorms. The students have a wealth of extracurricular programs, far more than one would expect of a school
... Read more this size. The student body is wonderful. You could not hope for a better group of kids as role models and friends for your child. Read less
Posted by a parent on 05/24/13
Villanova is a great school and I am glad that I am sending my children there. the teachers are great and since the classes are small you get more one on one time with the teachers
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Posted by a parent on 10/04/08
Villanova is a good school. The opportunities are there for the students, but it's up to them to take it. My daughter just finished her Sophmore year and she is very happy with the school. Some teachers are better than others,but you find that at any school. We wouldn't have sent our daughter anywhere
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Posted by a parent on 06/18/08
This school is mediocre. The student body is terrible, it feels like being in jail, everyone hates it there, and you have to be rich and popular to barely survive there. The teachers are horrible at their jobs. On the positive side, it is a beautiful campus, and school spirit is high.
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Posted by a student on 12/13/05
Sending our son to Villanova was the best thing we ever could have done for his education. Any sport he wants to play he can because of the small school size. Parents are involved and the community is a close one. I would recommend this school to anyone in or out of the Ventura County area. Don't forget
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Posted by a parent on 06/04/05
Villanova is an amazing school. All the teachers show such compassion to their students, and the students show such interest in learning. Everyone is friends, everyone knows everyone. The core values prove true; Love, Truth, and Community. The sports proogram is getting better and better and all the
... Read more kids show such teamwork that can not be surpassed. The school is diverse and has boarders from many countries such as Korea, Taiwan, Mexico, Italy, Vietnam, China, etc.Everything about Villanova is wonderful...there is no place better to send your kids to school. Read less
Posted by a parent on 12/18/04
Most of the teachers are too new. Without experience, it is difficult to be a great teacher. Great schools are made up of great teachers, and in some of the basic subjects like math, the great teachers are not there. There has been a big rotation of teachers at Villanova and it has not proved to be for
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Economics, American History, World History, Social Studies / Social Sc
Human Anatomy/Physiology, Astronomy, Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Golf, Volleyball, Soccer, Track, Swimming, Softball, Water Polo, Basketball, Tennis
Latin, Japanese, Spanish
Phys Ed, Business and Technology
Social Studies, Science, Math
Trigonometry, Advanced Math, Algebra
Speech/Language Pathologists, Early Childhood Special Needs
English / Language Arts
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AP classes are college-level classes offered at the high school level. Once a student completes an AP class and passes a final comprehensive examination conducted by the College Board, the student earns college credit for the course. AP classes are specific and not to be confused with other higher-level classes such as honors classes.
"Extended day" programs where the school day is extended before and after school to accommodate working parents. These programs should not be confused with common after school clubs or athletic activities.
Gifted and Talented
A school system may identify 10% to 15% or more of its student population as gifted and talented. A brief description of each area of giftedness or talent as defined by the Office of Gifted and Talented:
general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
Vocational and/or technical courses offered within a comprehensive school, usually a senior high school.
Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
Ojai schools — Villanova Preparatory School is located at 12096 N Ventura Ave, Ojai CA 93023. 12096 N Ventura Ave is in the 93023 ZIP code in Ojai, CA The school district for Villanova Preparatory School is the Archdiocese Of Los Angeles. Villanova Preparatory School is a Catholic school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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