Top 10 Best Pasadena Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 45 private schools serving 8,527 students in Pasadena, CA (there are 24 public schools, serving 15,194 public students). 36% of all K-12 students in Pasadena, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
The top ranked private schools in Pasadena, CA include Sequoyah School, Westridge School and La Salle High School.
The average tuition cost is $24,863, which is higher than the California private school average tuition cost of $16,805.
36% of private schools in Pasadena, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Pasadena Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
High Point Academy
High Point Academy Photo - Reading Group
(1)
1720 Kinneloa Canyon Rd
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 798-8989
Grades: K-8
| 350 students
Mayfield Senior School
Mayfield Senior School Photo
All-girls (Catholic)
(2)
500 Bellefontaine St
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 799-9121
Grades: 9-12
| 309 students
Sequoyah School
Sequoyah School Photo
(19)
K-8: 535 S. Pasadena Ave/High School: 301 N. Orange Grove Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 795-4351
Grades: K-12
| 434 students
Westridge School
Westridge School Photo - Westridge is an independent, forward-thinking girls school for students in grades 4-12. We are committed to educating intellectually adventurous thinkers, and courageous, compassionate leaders.
All-girls
(4)
324 Madeline Dr
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 799-1153
Grades: 4-12
| 550 students
EF Academy Pasadena
EF Academy Pasadena Photo - EF Academy Pasadena is a private day and boarding high school, welcoming students from over 30 nationalities. Students become global changemakers by learning about design thinking and participating in EF Academy's signature Innovation and Impact Program.
(1)
1505 E Howard St.
Pasadena, CA 91104
(626) 507-9223
Grades: 9-12
| 175 students
35 N. Lake Ave., Ste. 160
Pasadena, CA 91101
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Oak Knoll Montessori School
Oak Knoll Montessori School Photo - Adolescent students guide elementary students in preparing hot lunch.
Montessori School
1200 N Lake Ave
Pasadena, CA 91104
(626) 345-9929
Grades: NS-8
| 112 students
Assumption Of The Bvm Continuation School
Assumption Of The Bvm Continuation School Photo - May all who enter be reminded that God is the sole reason for our existence. That in all things we give glory to God. AMDG!
(Catholic)
(2)
2660 East Orange Grove
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 793-2089
Grades: K-8
| 215 students
Chandler School
Chandler School Photo - All school photo
(2)
1005 Armada Drive
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 795-9314
Grades: K-8
| 40 students
Happy Sunshine Kids
Daycare / Preschool
169 N Halstead St
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 744-9111
Grades: PK-K
| 29 students
La Salle High School
(Catholic)
(1)
3880 E Sierra Madre Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 696-4309
Grades: 9-12
| 628 students
Maranatha High School
Maranatha High School Photo - The first stop on your visit to Maranatha High School's beautiful 9-acre campus is the Student Center which houses the Minuteman Cafe, several classrooms, and administrative offices.
(Christian)
(2)
169 South Saint John Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 817-4000
Grades: 9-12
| 516 students
The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy
The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy Photo - Arts education is a core value at Frostig School.
Special Education School
971 N. Altadena Drive
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 791-1255
Grades: 1-12
| 218 students
Mayfield Junior School
Mayfield Junior School Photo
(Catholic)
405 S Euclid Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 796-2774
Grades: K-8
| 524 students
Pasadena Christian School
Pasadena Christian School Photo - The annual Jogothan is a healthy way for students and families to support PCS. Finding sponsors and participating in an hour on walking, jogging or running is a healthy and fun way to socialize. The other events that provide a fundraising opportunity as well as a time of socializing as a school family are the annual: Magazine Drive, Grandparents' Day, and Golf Tournament events. Participation in any of the events is voluntary.
(Christian)
(1)
1515 N Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91104
(626) 791-1214
Grades: NS-8
| 369 students
Polytechnic School
1030 E California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 396-6303
Grades: K-12
| 862 students
St. Andrew Catholic School
St. Andrew Catholic School Photo - St. Andrew Catholic School is a diverse, nurturing community that fosters faith development, intellectual curiosity, respect for others, and lifelong learning. St. Andrew
(Catholic)
(2)
42 Chestnut Street
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 796-7697
Grades: PK-8
| 240 students
St. Philip The Apostle School
(Catholic)
1363 Cordova St
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 795-9691
Grades: PK-8
| 571 students
Villa Esperanza Services
Villa Esperanza Services Photo - Samantha communication with Gwendolyn Meier, Villa's Speech Director.
Special Education School
2116 East Villa Street
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 449-2919
Grades: 1-12
| 64 students
Walden School
Walden School Photo - Walden students learning robotics.
74 S San Gabriel Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 792-6166
Grades: PK-6
| 182 students
The Waverly School
(1)
67 W Bellevue Dr
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 792-5940
Grades: PK-12
| 354 students
2495 E Mountain St
Pasadena, CA 91104
(626) 794-0363
Grades: 9-12
| 140 students
Aria Montessori School
Montessori School
693 S Euclid Ave
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 793-3741
Grades: K
| 72 students
Enchanted Castle Pasadena Montessori School
Montessori School
280 S Los Robles Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 792-9280
Grades: PK-1
| 45 students
Friends Western School
Friends Western School Photo - On the first day of school all the children were connected with yarn after they made their personal goals for the year, we cut the yarn to make bracelets.
(Friends)
(2)
524 E Orange Grove Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104
(626) 365-1068
Grades: K-5
| 47 students
Harambee Preparatory School
(Christian)
1609 Navarro Ave
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 798-7431
Grades: PK-6
| 41 students
Hillsides Education Center
Special Education School
940 Avenue 64
Pasadena, CA 91105
(323) 254-2274
Grades: 1-12
| 71 students
International Montessori Academy
All-girls | Montessori School
355 W Green St
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 792-4505
Grades: K
| 64 students
International School Of Los Angeles - Pasadena
Special Program Emphasis
30 Marion Ave
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 793-0943
Grades: NS-5
| 143 students
Irl - Westmoreland Academy
Special Education School
5 Westmoreland Pl
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 356-1500
Grades: K-12
| 98 students
Lake Avenue Church School
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
(1)
393 N Lake Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 844-4755
Grades: K
| 8 students
Levon & Hasmig Tavlian Armenian Preschool & Kdgn
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
1694 E Washington Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91104
(626) 398-8199
Grades: PK-K
| 35 students
Lindamood-bell Learning Processes Pasadena
Special Program Emphasis
959 E Walnut St Ste 110
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 396-0865
Grades: 5-10
| 6 students
New Horizon School
New Horizon School Photo - Reptile Family visit
(Islamic)
651 N. Orange Grove Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 795-5186
Grades: NS-8
| 191 students
Oasis Trilingual Community School
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
530 S Lake Ave # 523
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 285-8262
Grades: PK-6
| 38 students
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Pasadena, California Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1415 N Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 798-5406
Grades: K-5
| 14 students
200 S. Sierra Madre Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 795-0658
Grades: PK-7
| 75 students
The Peace & Justice Academy (Closed 2015)
Special Program Emphasis (Mennonite)
2033 E. Washington Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91104
(626) 345-0504
Grades: 6-12
| 22 students
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 720-8116
Grades: K-9
| 120 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Pasadena, CA?
The top ranked private schools in Pasadena, CA include Sequoyah School, Westridge School and La Salle High School.
How many private schools are located in Pasadena, CA?
45 private schools are located in Pasadena, CA.
How much do private schools cost in Pasadena, CA?
The average tuition cost is $24,863, which is higher than the California private school average tuition cost of $16,805.
How diverse are private schools in Pasadena, CA?
Pasadena, CA private schools are approximately 51% minority students, which is same as the California private school average of 51%.
What percentage of students in Pasadena, CA go to private school?
36% of all K-12 students in Pasadena, CA are educated in private schools (compared to the CA state average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Pasadena, CA?
36% of private schools in Pasadena, CA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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