over a century, South Pasadenas public schools have enjoyed a stellar
reputation. Families move to South Pasadena to take advantage of a renowned
teaching staff, small class sizes in kindergarten through third grade,
and an emphasis on standards in the curriculum at every grade level.
Students benefit from
the environment of the South Pasadena public schools and the close community
that develops when students remain together for their elementary and high
The district is nearing
completion of a $20 million modernization of the art deco-style South
Pasadena High School campus, and is also putting the finishing touches
on similar modernization efforts at its three elementary schools. Both
district and standardized test scores rank South Pasadena schools among
the 10 ten percent in the state.
The community provides
support for the educational system, public and private, in many ways.
South Pasadenas children grow up in an environment where education
is top priority.
Pasadena Unified School District
335 El Centro St.,
1400 Marengo Ave.,
1624 Via del Rey,
1600 Oak St.,
1401 Fremont Ave.
, (626) 441-5730
1555 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106, (626) 229-0993
1050 Fremont Ave.,
1301 Rollin St.,
1515 Garfield Ave.,
St. James Parish
Nursery and Kindergarten
1325 Monterey Rd.,
1955 Fremont Ave.,
renowned institutions of higher learning are located close to and within
commuting distances of South Pasadena.
1201 E. California Blvd., Pasadena
University at Los Angeles
5151 State University Dr.,
Los Angeles, (323) 343-3000
150 E. 8th St., Claremont,
1600 Campus Rd.,
Los Angeles, (323) 259-2500
1570 E. Colorado Blvd.,
Pasadena, (626) 585-7123
California Los Angeles
405 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles,
University Park Campus, Los Angeles,