Frostig School

971 N Altadena Dr
Pasadena, CA 91107-0911
Tel: (626)791-1255
Grades: 1-12 | 117 students
The Frostig School was founded in 1951 and is the oldest school for children with learning disabilities in Sourthern California. The school offers a full range of academic and support services, which are targeted to children with learning disabilities (such as dyslexia and nonverbal learning difficulties), Autism Spectrum Disorder and ADHD. It has WASC accreditation and all completed courses, credits and high school diplomas are recognized by the California Department of Education. All teachers are credentialed in special education with on-going professional development and/or training for all school staff. There is a low student to teacher ratio (6:1). The Frostig School primarily serves Los Angeles County and offers student transportation.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Private Special Education Schools (CAPSES)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 1-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, auditory processing disorders, autism spectrum, attention issues
Year Founded 1951

Student Body

Total Students 117 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
48%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Frostig School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $32,500
Tuition Notes Frostig School accepts private students and students who are funded by their public school district.
Admissions Director Jenny Janetzke
Admissions Associate Jessica Gatlin

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFootball,
SoccerSoftball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Dances, Drama and Music Productions, Evening with the Fine Arts (in a gallery setting, students show and sell their art), Field Trips, Middle School & High School Camping Trips, Student Government, Yearbook Dances, Field Trips, Yearbook, Drama and Music Productions,
Evening with the Fine Arts (in a gallery setting, students show and sell their art),
Middle School & High School Camping Trips,
Student Government,

School Notes

  • Social Skills Program for all students
  • Transition classes in Career Exploration, Life Skills Training and Post-secondary Planning
  • Assistive technology that is available in all settings
  • One-to-one laptop and iPad instruction for all students
  • Wide range of electives - art, music, drama, film, and 21st Century skills computer instruction
  • Peer mediation
  • Weekly lessons in the school library
  • Five days a week physical education for elementary students
  • Participation in competitive sports league for high school students
  • Student clubs
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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).