Excelsior School

1539 E Howard Street
Pasadena, CA 91104
Tel: (626)398-2388
Grades: 9-12 | 102 students
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School is located in a historical 17-acre park like campus complete with cafeteria, library, and dormitory facilities.
Excelsior School is a small, independent high school that offers a rigorous, college-preparatory education, and our school has established an excellent track record of graduates matriculating at distinguished colleges and universities.
Our program is designed to develop an awareness of their potential.
Commitment to community service and individual responsibility are also strongly emphasized.
An in-depth, enriched curriculum, close faculty-student relations, diverse activities, and a variety of special programs and traditions support these goals.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1986

Student Body

Total Students 102 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
80%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Excelsior School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
100%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 8 courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP English, AP Physics, AP Statistic, AP US History, AP World History,
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,800
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Timothy Lee

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Basketball, Choir, Drama, Key Club, Model UN, Newspaper, Speech, Yearbook Basketball, Choir, Drama, Key Club, Model UN, Newspaper, Speech, Yearbook,
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The average private school tuition in Pasadena, CA is $10,961 for elementary schools and $20,190 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Pasadena, CA is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).