The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy

From campuses in Pasadena and West Los Angeles, Frostig School provides a rich educational experience for children and teens with complex learning differences. Students in grades 1-12 thrive in a program that addresses their academic, social and emotional needs. Frostig is accredited by the Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges and all completed courses, credits and high school diplomas are recognized by the California Department of Education. Our teachers are credentialed in special education with on-going professional development and/or training for all school staff. There is a low student to teacher ratio (6:1 in Pasadena, 4:1at Frostig School West). Frostig School primarily serves Los Angeles County and offers student transportation.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 218 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $40,000
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, auditory processing disorders, autism spectrum, attention issues
Year Founded
1951
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
218 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Frostig School accepts private students and students who are funded by their public school district.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$7,500
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jenny Tucker Mottes
Admissions Associate
Jessica Gatlin
Endowment Size
$5.8 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Dances, Evening with the Fine Arts (in a gallery setting, students show and sell their art)

Club or Organization:
Student Government, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama and Music Productions, Field Trips, Music and dance lessons

School Notes

  • Social Learning Program for all students
  • Transition classes in Career Exploration, Life Skills Training and Post-secondary Planning
  • Assistive technology that is available in all settings
  • One-to-one laptop and iPad instruction for all students
  • Wide range of electives - art, music, drama, film, and 21st Century skills computer instruction
  • Peer mediation
  • Weekly lessons in the school library
  • Five days a week physical education for elementary students
  • Participation in competitive sports league for high school students
  • Student clubs
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy cost?
The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy's tuition is approximately $40,000 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy?
The acceptance rate of The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy is 75%, which is lower than the national average of 84%. The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in California with low acceptance rates.
Does The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy offer a summer program?
Yes, The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy offer?
The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy offers 8 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy's ranking?
The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Lowest average acceptance rates and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy?
The application deadline for The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy located?
The Marianne Frostig Center for Eductional Therapy is located in the Casa Grande neighborhood of Pasadena, CA. There are 2 other private schools located in Casa Grande.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 218 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $40,000
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Pasadena, CA is $21,294 for elementary schools and $36,036 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Pasadena, CA is 79% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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