Excelsior School

1539 E Howard Street
Pasadena, CA 91104
Tel: (626)398-2388
Grades: 9-12 | 102 students
School is located in a historical 17-acre park like campus complete with cafeteria, library, and dormitory facilities.
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 States 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
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Excelsior School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
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
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Timothy Lee


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 Private 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 Levon & Hasmig Tavlian Armenian Preschool & Kdgn (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pasadena
    Abundant Life Academy-other
    Alternative School (Christian)
    Grades: 1-12 | 42 students
    0.1 miles
    1530 Elizabeth St
    Pasadena, CA 91104
  • Pasadena
    Grades: K-10 | 146 students
    0.1 miles
    1610 E Elizabeth Street
    Pasadena, CA 91104
  • Pasadena
    Levon & Hasmig Tavlian Armenian Preschool & Kdgn
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-KG | 43 students
    0.3 miles
    1694 E Washington Blvd
    Pasadena, CA 91104
  • Altadena
    Firehouse Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 24 students
    0.6 miles
    1923 Allen Ave
    Altadena, CA 91001
  • Pasadena
    The Peace & Justice Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Mennonite)
    Grades: 6-12 | 22 students
    0.6 miles
    2033 E. Washington Blvd
    Pasadena, CA 91104

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