Located in Ojai, California, The Thacher School is an independent boarding school with dorms, athletic fields, academic buildings, horse stables and more.
The Thacher School is a coeducational, college preparatory independent boarding school in Ojai, California, a particularly drought-susceptible region in Southern California. The constant and pervasive threat of widespread drought combined with the ever-present maintenance requirements of Thacher’s sprawling and complex 427-acre campus created troublesome challenges for the school if left unchecked. For Thacher’s
staff and board of trustees—which view water scarcity as a top threat to the school’s operability, sustainability, admission’s process, fundraising efforts and to the student body as a whole—doing nothing was not an