Dove Day School

  • Small schools provide a uniquely individual educational experience. The learner's limits and potential are the driving force behind the curriculum offerings.
  • The interests of the student body provide the emphasis.
  • The needs of the classroom community turn into the strengths.
  • The non-sectarian format allows for not simply a tolerance of differences but rather a celebration.
  • Our students are encouraged to look at a larger frame and we can do that because we are a small school.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded1960
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students134 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
81%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Dove Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
7%
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Black pants, plaid skirts, polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineAug. 29
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,000
Tuition NotesCall or see our website for rates specific to your family needs.
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJackie Almeida
Admissions AssociateTracy Martinez

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
art class, dance class

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Karate Class

School Notes

  • More than Common Core
  • Enrichment
  • Study time provided in after school program
  • No entrance exams
  • Sign Language instruction
  • Small learning groups 
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pasadena
    Grades: PK-12 | 359 students
    19.9 miles
    67 W Bellevue Dr
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (626) 792-5940
    19.9 PK-12
    359
  • San Gabriel
    Grades: NS-8 | 214 students
    16.1 miles
    8400 Huntington Drive
    San Gabriel, CA 91775
    (626) 286-3108
    16.1 NS-8
    214
  • Altadena
    Grades: PK-12 | 360 students
    20.2 miles
    209 E. Mariposa Street
    Altadena, CA 91001
    (626) 794-9564
    20.2 PK-12
    360
  • Arcadia
    Arcadia Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 22 students
    12.9 miles
    1406 S Santa Anita Ave
    Arcadia, CA 91006
    (626) 447-3513
    12.9 PK-K
    22
  • Arcadia
    Grades: K-8 | 170 students
    13.6 miles
    240 W Colorado Blvd
    Arcadia, CA 91007
    (626) 446-5588
    13.6 K-8
    170

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