Excelsior School

1539 E Howard Street,
Pasadena, CA, 91104
Tel: (626)398-2388
Grades: 9 - 12 | 102 students
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 States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
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.: 41%
Students by Grade Excelsior School Students 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,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Abundant Life Academy-other (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Abundant Life Academy-other (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sahag-mesrob Armenian Christian School (1.3 miles away)
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  • Pasadena Abundant Life Academy-other
    Alternative School (Christian)
    1530 Elizabeth St
    Pasadena , CA , 91104
    (626)398-2418
    Alternative School (Christian)
    0.1  mi  |  42  students  |  Gr.  1-12
  • Pasadena
    Judson International School
    (Christian)
    1610 E Elizabeth Street
    Pasadena , CA , 91104
    (626)398-2476
    (Christian)
    0.1  mi  |  146  students  |  Gr.  K-10
  • Pasadena
    Levon & Hasmig Tavlian Armenian Preschool & Kdgn
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1694 E Washington Blvd
    Pasadena , CA , 91104
    (626)398-8199
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.3  mi  |  87  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Pasadena
    The Peace & Justice Academy
    2033 E. Washington Blvd
    Pasadena , CA , 91104
    (626)345-0504
    0.6  mi  |  22  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Altadena Firehouse Preschool
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1923 Allen Ave
    Altadena , CA , 91001
    (626)798-2865
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    0.6  mi  |  24  students  |  Gr.  K

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