Frostig School

971 N Altadena Dr,
Pasadena, CA, 91107-0911
Tel: (626)791-1255
Grades: 1 - 12 | 91 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), Asperger's 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 serves the areas of Los Angeles County and the San Gabriel Valley and offers student transportation.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Private Special Education Schools (CAPSES)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported LD, ADHD, OHI, AUT
Year Founded 1951

Student Body

Total Students 91 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Frostig School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $28,928
Admissions Director Jacqueline Knight, M.A.
Admissions Associate Jessica Gatlin

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Football, SoftballBasketballFootball,
Softball

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-on-one laptop instruction for high school students
    • Wide range of electives - art, music, drama, film, and 21st Centuray skills computer instruction
    • Peer mediation
    • Weekly lessons in the school library
    • Five days a week physical education for elementary students
    • Student clubs

    Profile last updated: 08/05/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sequoia High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Assumption Of The Bvm Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Joy Christian Pre School (1.1 miles away)
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    (626)793-2089
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