Polytechnic School

1030 E California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91106-0911
Tel: (626)396-6300
Grades: K-12 | 859 students
Founded in 1907, Polytechnic School is an independent, coeducational day school for students in kindergarten through grade 12.
With high academic standards as its cornerstone, the school has developed a broad curriculum with outstanding programs in the performing and visual arts, athletics, and community service.
Polytechnic School is a unique blend of tradition and innovation, making it an exceptional place for children to learn and to grow.
The school is organized into three divisions — lower school from kindergarten through fifth grade, middle school from sixth through eighth grade, and upper school from ninth through twelfth grade.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students 859 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Polytechnic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition rates vary by division. For the 2008-2009 school year, tuition rates are as follows: Grades K-5: $18,675 Grades 6-8: $21,950 Grades 9-12: $25,225
Admissions Director Sally Jeanne McKenna
Admissions Associate Barbra Pakler
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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).