Polytechnic School

Tel: (626)396-6300
  • Founded in 1907, Polytechnic School is an independent, coeducational day school for students in kindergarten through grade 12.
  • With high academic standards as its cornerstone, the school has developed a broad curriculum with outstanding programs in the performing and visual arts, athletics, and community service.
  • Polytechnic School is a unique blend of tradition and innovation, making it an exceptional place for children to learn and to grow.
  • The school is organized into three divisions — lower school from kindergarten through fifth grade, middle school from sixth through eighth grade, and upper school from ninth through twelfth grade.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students859 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradePolytechnic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers93 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition rates vary by division. For the 2008-2009 school year, tuition rates are as follows:Grades K-5: $18,675 Grades 6-8: $21,950 Grades 9-12: $25,225
Admissions DirectorSally Jeanne McKenna
Admissions AssociateBarbra Pakler
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The average private school tuition in Pasadena, CA is $11,604 for elementary schools and $20,516 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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