Walden School

74 S San Gabriel Blvd,
Pasadena, CA, 91107-0911
Tel: (626)792-6166
Grades: PK - 6 | 225 students
Walden is a progressive developmental co-ed elementary school serving 225 students Pre-Kindergarten through 6th grades.
CAIS, WASC accredited.
Memberships: National Association of Independent Schools, The Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs and The Southern California People of Color in Independent Schools.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 6
Year Founded 1970

Student Body

Total Students 225 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 42%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Walden School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 20%
Average Class Size 19 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,491
Tuition Notes Tuition is for 2013-2014 school year. $500 new student fee.
% on Financial Aid 17%
Average Financial Aid Grant $8,979
Acceptance Rate 79%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Sarah Lougheed-Gill
Admissions Associate Madison Miller

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rosemary School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is San Marino Montessori (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is San Marino Montessori School (0.6 miles away)
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