High Point Academy

  • High Point Academy is an independent, co-ed kindergarten to eighth grade elementary school that has been a mainstay of private education in Pasadena since 1965.
  • High Point Academy strives to awaken in each child the joy of learning and to educate by emphasizing the acquisition of basic skills to master all subjects. The rigorous academic curriculum stresses command of both the written and oral language and mathematical concepts as tools for analytical thinking.
  • The school provides a safe and nurturing environment which enables each child to flourish academically, emotionally, morally, socially, and physically.
  • Through careful fiscal responsibility and resource management, High Point Academy seeks to make this quality education economically accessible to as many families as possible.
  • With faculty and family support, the school`s program develops in our students, the ability and desire to pursue and organize knowledge throughout a lifetime.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1965
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students347 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
35%
Average Class Size18 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 26
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,000
Tuition NotesTuition listed is for K-6; Tuition for 7-8 is $17,000. Please see website for information regarding tuition. http://www.highpointacademy.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=281239&type=d&pREC_ID=639367
Admissions DirectorKristin Haines

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Speech, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Instrumental Music

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Golf, Tennis

School Notes

  • High Point Academy is an independent, co-ed kindergarten to eighth grade elementary school that has been a mainstay of private education in Pasadena since 1965. High Point Academy strives to awaken in each child the joy of learning and to educate by emphasizing the acquisition of basic skills to master all subjects. The rigorous academic curriculum stresses command of both the written and oral language and mathematical concepts as tools for analytical thinking. The school provides a safe and nurturing environment which enables each child to flourish academically, emotionally, morally, socially, and physically. Through careful fiscal responsibility and resource management, High Point Academy seeks to make this quality education economically accessible to as many families as possible. With faculty and family support, the school`s program develops in our students, the ability and desire to pursue and organize knowledge throughout a lifetime.
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  • Pasadena
    Grades: K-8
    4.2 miles
    1005 Armada Drive
    Pasadena, CA 91103
    (626)795-9314
    4.2 K-8
    n/a
  • Pasadena
    Grades: K-12 | 858 students
    3.4 miles
    1030 E California Blvd
    Pasadena, CA 91106
    (626)396-6300
    3.4 K-12
    858
  • Pasadena
    Mayfield Junior School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 516 students
    3.8 miles
    405 S Euclid Ave
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    (626)796-2774
    3.8 K-8
    516
  • Pasadena
    Grades: NS-5 | 147 students
    2.4 miles
    30 N. Marion Ave.
    Pasadena, CA 91106
    (626)695-5159
    2.4 NS-5
    147
  • Pasadena
    Grades: PK-K | 52 students
    3.5 miles
    444 S Sierra Madre Blvd.
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626)577-8007
    3.5 PK-K
    52

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