- The Five Acres School was founded in 1981 as a Non-Public School (NPS) program.
- We offer highly specialized instruction to students grades K-10 eligible for Special Education Services in the areas of Emotional Disturbance, Learning Disabilities, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Mild Mental Retardation and High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders.
- We also have a 50-day summer school program. Our program can be accessed through a recommendation on an IEP or through private pay with or without Special Education eligibility. Visit us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Five-Acres-Therapeutic-School/201293099894972.
|School Type||Special Education School|
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-8|
|Total Students||72 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 43%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||18 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||4:1
National avg.: 13:1
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual
(No Uniform Required)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Admissions Director||Danielle LePon Ryckman|
|Admissions Associate||Monique Baca-Geary|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
South PasadenaGrades: K-12 | 147 students
1955 Fremont Ave
South Pasadena, CA 91030
MonroviaGrades: K-12 | 294 students
2640 S Myrtle Ave
Monrovia, CA 91016
La PalmaGrades: 2-12 | 38 students
24 Centerpointe Dr
La Palma, CA 90623
PasadenaGrades: 1-12 | 117 students
971 N Altadena Dr
Pasadena, CA 91107
Los AngelesGrades: 5-12 | 145 students
11801 Mississippi Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90025
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