Where learning is more intentional


Can you picture your child at Oakwood?

The Admissions Office is here to help you answer that very important question. Whether your student is starting school for the very first time, or looking for a college-prep high school, you want the fit to be just right. We applaud you as parents for taking the time to explore your school options and we will partner with you to help you understand the value of an Oakwood education. Your child is your biggest and most important investment. We think you’ll be thrilled to see how life-changing this environment will be for your child.

We're here to help. If you have questions along the way, please use the Request Info form or call us at 408-782-7177 x204.

Choosing an Independent School

If you are new to choosing an independent school, we invite you use the “Request Info” feature to request the “Just for Parents” brochure that provides a quick overview of the benefits of an independent school. Oakwood is a private, independent school, not affiliated with any particular religion, that offers a rich academic experience for preschool through 12th grade. You can read more about our history. While Oakwood School’s beautiful, 25 acre campus is expanding in exciting ways, our 490 students love that Oakwood still feels like “home”.

Recent News

Oakwood Linguistics Students Inspired by Experts at the Middlebury Institute

Oakwood High School Linguistics students spent the day in Monterey meeting with several individuals at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. Soon after arriving, the group sat down with Lama Ranjous, a graduate student in International Policy and Development program, to discuss the role of language and cultural competence in her work and studies. The group also met with Thor Sawin, a professor of teaching English and second languages. They wrapped up the day with a Q&A session with Holly Mikkelson, a professor of Translation and Interpretation. Everyone who attended went home that evening inspired by the words of the individuals at the Middlebury Institute.

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Oakwood High School Student Demonstrates Outstanding Academic Promise as Semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program

Claire M. was featured in the Morgan Hill Times for qualifying as a semifinalist in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Out of approximately 1.6 million applicants, only the highest-achieving students on the qualifying test from each state move forward to this level of the competition. As a semifinalist, Claire is now a step closer to becoming a Merit Scholar. The winners will be announced in February 2018.

Click here to read the article in the Morgan Hill Times.

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There is no better investment than surrounding my children with great people who truly want them to succeed in all areas of their life. The best part is watching them achieve that success. Thank you Oakwood!

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At Oakwood I feel my children are safe and part of community that cares for one another.

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I appreciate that one of the benefits of Oakwood is the overall lack of distraction to learning. That is a real benefit and allows the students to achieve their best.