Five Acres School

760 Mountain View Street
Altadena, CA 91001
Tel: (626)798-6793x2315
Grades: K-8 | 72 students
The Five Acres School was founded in 1981 as a Non-Public School (NPS) program.
We offer highly specialized instruction to students grades K-10 eligible for Special Education Services in the areas of Emotional Disturbance, Learning Disabilities, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Mild Mental Retardation and High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders.
We also have a 50-day summer school program.  Our program can be accessed through a recommendation on an IEP or through private pay with or without Special Education eligibility. Visit us on Facebook:

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 72 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Five Acres School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(No Uniform Required)

Finances and Admission

Admissions Director Danielle LePon Ryckman
Admissions Associate Monique Baca-Geary

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hathaway-Sycamores School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hathaway-Sycamores School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Fair Oaks Academy (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Altadena
    Hathaway-Sycamores School
    Alternative School
    Grades: K-12
    0.4 miles
    2933 El Nido Drive
    Altadena, CA 91001
  • La Canada Flintridge
    Grades: 7-12 | 61 students
    0.8 miles
    4331 Oak Grove Drive
    La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
  • La Canada Flintridge
    Grades: K-6 | 197 students
    0.9 miles
    140 Foothill Blvd
    La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
  • Altadena
    Grades: PK-8 | 46 students
    0.9 miles
    2704 Fair Oaks Avenue
    Altadena, CA 91001
  • La Canada Flintridge
    St. Francis High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 600 students
    1 miles
    200 Foothill Blvd
    La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011

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