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About This School

The Branson School is a private high school. The principal of The Branson School is Dr. Thomas Price. 329 students attend The Branson School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Black, non-Hispanic. The ratio of students to teachers at The Branson School is 7:1. Sir Francis Drake High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Italian
    • Latin
    • Mandarin
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Bicycling
    • Fencing
    • Golf
    • Rock climbing
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Volleyball
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School
White, non-Hispanic 82%
Asian 7%
Black, non-Hispanic 7%
Hispanic 4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Great teachers nice kids willing to collaborate great food beautiful campus inspired head and a jewel of an admissions head who knows how to pick a good class. My chid is very happy learning so much and appreciated by his peers teachers and administration. He says he'll be sad when he graduates.

  • (1 year ago)

    Upon graduating from Branson in1999 I moved to NYC to attend Columbia University.Though I have never returned to the West Coast I have been trying to get back to Branson ever since! Branson along with its world class educators and administrators literally changed my life. A hallmark of Branson is the dynamic and close relationships between teachers and students. Academics are challenging but teachers go above and beyond to help every student achieve their highest potential and to fall in love with school and learning. I still keep in touch with my teachers and adminsitrators to this day - several of which were life changing mentors. I am so thankful for my Branson education and whenever I get back to the West Coast I will absolutely find a way to get involved in this amazing community again.

  • (4 years ago)

    Excellent school excellent administration excellent teachers. My daughter is learning so much is not over-burdened with homework and is happy. Students treat each other well. This is a school that does things right.

  • (4 years ago)

    I didn't notice the 4 star (instead of 5) Head of School rating. I think this is a legacy rating from pre-2007. Woody Price has been at Branson three years now. He is five star all the way. A veteran leader who has dramatically improved many areas at the school. Do not choose a high school without meeting Woody. He will inspire you to something greater...Branson.

  • (4 years ago)

    My son is currently a sophmore at Branson. Since the last post is of 11/07 the school has undergone significant new construction as well as remodeling. With only 320 students the school is even more of a jewel than mentioned earlier. I would disagree with rating on Principal Leadership. 'Woody' Price the Head of School is dynamic inspired and involved. That rating should be increased to five stars.

  • (6 years ago)

    I love this school because it allows students to become involved in their personal interests.

  • (8 years ago)

    Branson is a phenomenal school. After four years my daughter has received a college-level education from teachers who were absolutely outstanding across the board. Class size is tiny (12 - 17 students is normal) and individual attention for students is virtually unlimited. The faculty are friendly accessible and focused on learning. Overall the students are extremely bright and congenial. Branson is mindful not to pile on the work too much (probably less than many suburban public high schools) because they know that most kids have substantial extra-curricular commitments. There is a strong sense of community great scholarship support and a surprising degree of geographic ethnic and economic diversity. The campus is a jewell. It's hard to imagine a better learning environment-- no kidding. Apply even if you don't think you can afford it--there is lots of aid available.

  • (9 years ago)

    This is an incredible school for children who are willing to put the work in to gain an imeasurably fabulous education. Highly recommended.

  • (10 years ago)

    This is the best school I've ever been to.

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