Top Pasadena Private Schools

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 52 top private schools in Pasadena, California, serving 10,632 students.
  • The average private school tuition is $13,315 for elementary schools and $24,934 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
  • The average acceptance rate is 81% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body, and the student:teacher ratio is 9:1.
  • 42% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Roman Catholic).

Top Pasadena, CA Private Schools (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Futures Academy - Pasadena
    Futures Academy - Pasadena Photo - Futures Academy's high quality academic one-to-one learning program includes social activities and onsite study areas for completing schoolwork assignments.
    Alternative School
    35 N. Lake Ave., Ste. 160
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    (866)402-1699

    Grades: 6-12 | n/a students
  • 169 South Saint John Avenue
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (626)817-4000

    Grades: 9-12 | 565 students
  • 324 Madeline Dr
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (626)799-1153

    Grades: 4-12 | 500 students
  • 1539 E Howard St.
    Pasadena, CA 91104
    (914)495-6028

    Grades: 9-12 | 300 students
  • Abundant Life Academy-other
    Alternative School (Christian)
    1530 Elizabeth St
    Pasadena, CA 91104
    (626)398-2418

    Grades: 1-12 | 42 students
  • 2495 E Mountain St
    Pasadena, CA 91104

    Grades: 9-12 | 168 students
  • 2495 E Mountain St
    Pasadena, CA 91104
    (626)794-0363

    Grades: 9-12 | 168 students
  • Aria Montessori School
    Montessori School
    693 S Euclid Ave
    Pasadena, CA 91106
    (626)793-3741

    Grades: K | 72 students
  • 2660 East Orange Grove
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626)793-2089

    Grades: K-8 | 312 students
  • 1434 N. Altadena Drive
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626)797-0204

    Grades: K-8 | 28 students
  • 1005 Armada Drive
    Pasadena, CA 91103
    (626)795-9314

    Grades: K-8 | n/a students
  • 524 E Orange Grove Blvd.
    Pasadena, CA 91104
    (626)817-2481

    Grades: K-5 | 46 students
  • Frostig School
    Frostig School Photo - Small class sizes allow teachers to provide individual attention to all students.
    Special Education School
    971 N Altadena Dr
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626)791-1255

    Grades: 1-12 | 121 students
  • Happy Sunshine Kids
    Daycare / Preschool
    169 N Halstead St
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626)744-9111

    Grades: NS-PK | 95 students
  • 1609 Navarro Ave
    Pasadena, CA 91103
    (626)798-7431

    Grades: PK-6 | 58 students
  • 1720 Kinneloa Canyon Rd
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626)798-8989

    Grades: K-8 | 347 students
  • Hillsides Education Center
    Special Education School
    940 Avenue 64
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (323)254-2274

    Grades: 2-12 | 81 students
  • International Montessori Academy
    All-girls | Montessori School
    355 W Green St
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (626)792-4505

    Grades: K | 64 students
  • Joy Christian Pre School
    Joy Christian Pre School Photo - Gods Little Children
    Daycare / Preschool (Church of God)
    425 Sierra Madre Villa Avenue
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626)795-4608

    Grades: NS-PK | 28 students
  • 1610 E Elizabeth Ave
    Pasadena, CA 91104

    Grades: K-12 | 175 students
  • 3880 E Sierra Madre Blvd
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626)696-4300

    Grades: 9-12 | 632 students
  • Lake Avenue Church School
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    393 N Lake Ave
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    (626)844-4755

    Grades: PK-K | 171 students
  • 1694 E Washington Blvd
    Pasadena, CA 91104
    (626)398-8199

    Grades: PK-K | 39 students
  • Lycee International De Los Angeles
    Special Program Emphasis
    30 Marion Ave
    Pasadena, CA 91106
    (626)793-0943

    Grades: PK-12 | 953 students
  • 30 N. Marion Ave.
    Pasadena, CA 91106
    (626)695-5159

    Grades: NS-5 | 147 students
  • Mayfield Junior School
    Mayfield Junior School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    405 S Euclid Ave
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    (626)796-2774

    Grades: K-8 | 516 students
  • Mayfield Senior School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    500 Bellefontaine St
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (626)499-9121

    Grades: 9-12 | 332 students
  • 280 S Los Robles Ave
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    (626)570-1514

    Grades: PK-K | 125 students
  • 651 N. Orange Grove Blvd
    Pasadena, CA 91103
    (626)795-5186

    Grades: NS-8 | 191 students
  • 1200 N Lake Ave
    Pasadena, CA 91104
    (626)345-9929

    Grades: NS-9 | 84 students
  • Oasis Trilingual Community School
    Special Program Emphasis
    530 S Lake Ave # 523
    Pasadena, CA 91101

    Grades: K-4 | 19 students
  • Our School
    Daycare / Preschool
    1800 E Mountain St
    Pasadena, CA 91104
    (626)798-0911

    Grades: PK-K | 48 students
  • 714 W California Blvd
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (626)397-1372

    Grades: PK-K | 176 students
  • 1515 N Los Robles Avenue
    Pasadena, CA 91104
    (626)791-1214

    Grades: NS-8 | 458 students
  • Pasadena First United Methodist Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    500 E Colorado Blvd
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    (626)568-9502

    Grades: NS-PK | 50 students
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