From the Head of Schools


Welcome to Webb

Two schools on one campus--on the front porch of the Claremont Colleges, Los Angeles and the Pacific Rim. A fully accredited museum of paleontology. An honor code carried out by the students themselves. A college placement record with few rivals. Students on campus from 10 states and 17 countries. A commitment to team sports, outdoor adventure, and participation in the arts. These attributes only begin to describe what makes Webb, Webb. While the school was founded in 1922 in the great tradition of the best boarding schools of the eastern United States, Webb has since grown to embrace the adventurous spirit of the American West where it thrives.

Webb today is a vibrant community of unbounded thinkers pushing to solve problems and educate young boys and girls to be honor-bound leaders. Our graduates are advanced in the arts and humanities, math and sciences, and social sciences. And our college placement into the Ivy League, into the best women’s colleges and small national liberal arts colleges, and, in fact, into the top 10 percent of all colleges and universities nationwide, remains remarkable.

Beyond this though, I believe the proof of our promise as a school is found in our alumni. We count among our ranks over 4,500 alumni that cross the country and span the globe. Webb alumni are a tight-knit community of striving, successful professionals—doctors and lawyers, scholars and teachers, politicians and entrepreneurs, servant leaders of every type.

It is fair to say that Webb is the only school of its kind in the country—a global village that enjoys the unequalled resources of Southern California, as well as the adjacent, world-renown Claremont Colleges. Fortuitously sited on the edge of the Pacific Rim, Webb is rightly situated to participate in the successes to come in this new century. And finally, Webb remains the only school in the world with an AAM-accredited museum on its campus—the Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology, in which students participate in every aspect of its scientific program. Discover learning like no other!

In closing, we have a lot to share with you here on our website—news of notable alumni, new campus facilities and future campus plans, and good stories about our great people and programs. We are proud of what we’ve inherited and evermore excited about the road ahead.

Taylor Stockdale
Head of Schools
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      Taylor and Anne Stockdale

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