The approximately 50 faculty members include monastic and lay members of Dharma Realm Buddhist Association, as well as teachers and professionals from around the world, who create a stimulating learning environment through a blend of Western and Eastern teaching philosophies and methods. The average teaching experience of the faculty is 14 years with 37% holding master´s degrees and 6% holding doctoral degrees. The student/teacher ratio is 2:1, and Developing Virtue School´s average class size is 10. Interaction between teacher and student does not stop in the classroom. Teachers work as coaches, sponsors for clubs and advisors to students, and most live on campus.