North Ranch is located in Westlake Village within the city limits of Thousand Oaks. North Ranch is located only 40 miles west of Los Angeles, and 12 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean. This is a growing economy in a small city in California.
North Ranch services the Canejo Valley Unified School district. This includes 29 schools, 16 of which have been named Distinguished California Schools. There are 3 community colleges located within 35 minutes and 4 universities in the county.