The Gooden School

192 N Baldwin Ave,
Sierra Madre, CA, 91024-0910
Tel: (626)355-2410
The Gooden School offers a firm educational foundation, using both traditional and progressive approaches.
Our nurturing community allows students opportunities to grow in body, mind and spirit, to gain confidence and to discover their unique gifts.
We value diversity and promote character development and responsibility within a framework of Episcopal values.
We foster a life-long commitment to learning, to compassion and to service by emphasizing respect for self, respect for others, and respect for the world.
At Gooden, we believe that all students possess gifts which are manifested in many ways throughout their years at Gooden.
These gifts may be discovered or enhanced through academic excellence, musical, artistic or dramatic ability or through sports endeavors.
It is a primary objective of faculty and staff to provide avenues that will allow all students to discover their gifts - those personal traits that make each member of our school community unique.
Also, we believe in the education of the whole child by providing a rich, balanced program that allows for a variety of learning styles.
A learning environment that is varied and creative involves all students and invites them to participate actively, learning to relate their classroom experiences to their personal lives.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 172 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 38%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade The Gooden School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is La Salle High School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bethany Christian School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bethany Christian School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sierra Madre Bethany Christian School
    (Christian)
    93 N Baldwin Ave
    Sierra Madre , CA , 91024
    (626)355-3527
    (Christian)
    0.1  mi  |  230  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Sierra Madre
    St. Rita School
    (Roman Catholic)
    322 N Baldwin Ave
    Sierra Madre , CA , 91024
    (626)355-6114
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.1  mi  |  322  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Sierra Madre
    Sierra Madre Community Nursery School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    701 E Sierra Madre Blvd
    Sierra Madre , CA , 91024
    (626)355-1655
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.8  mi  |  210  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Pasadena La Salle High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    3880 E Sierra Madre Blvd
    Pasadena , CA , 91107
    (626)696-4300
    (Roman Catholic)
    1  mi  |  709  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sierra Madre Alverno High School
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    200 N Michillinda Avenue
    Sierra Madre , CA , 91024
    (626)355-3463
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    1  mi  |  177  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended January 28, 2012 - My two children have been attending The Gooden School for seven years. The Gooden is best at teaching character traits such as care and empathy. Love the school. Love the teachers. My kids are doing well. The school provides a nurturing environment that has a great music, art and physical education program as well. Kids who graduate from the Gooden are well rounded and obtain a balanced education. Focus is on the individual as a person first. - Posted by Parent

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