EF Academy Pasadena
- Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
- Enrollment: 150 students
- Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $69,500
- Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $42,000
- Acceptance rate: 85%
- Average class size: 12 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
Academics and Faculty
(Upgrades to twin and single rooms also available)
(Day students welcome to join weekend activities)
(5 Day Boarding)
AP / Advanced Courses
Art Club, Art Portfolio Club, Chess Club, Choir, Coding Club, Cooking Club, Creative Writing Club, Culture Club, Debate Club, Drama Club, Entrepreneurship Club, Film Club, Language Clubs, Math Club, Mindfulness Club, Model United Nations, Music Club, National Honor Society, Photography Club, Physics Club, STEM Club, Student Council, Yearbook Club, Yoga Club
Vibrant, new campus
- Our purpose-built campus will offer safety and security with newly constructed, spacious classrooms and labs, amazing natural surroundings and on-campus sports facilities. Theater students will step into the spotlight in our beautiful auditorium. The STEM center will be stocked with state-of-the-art equipment and welcoming art studios not only enrich classes but feature gallery space for exhibitions. The Student Union building will host the main dining hall with indoor/outdoor seating and a convenience store. Complete the school day with a bit of physical activity in the gym, pool, dance studio or basketball courts.
- At our private international high school in Pasadena, our academic philosophy is rooted in holistic learning. Here students will engage with a variety of subjects and courses that aim to help them find and pursue their passions while preparing for university. Students will take courses as established by California standards to earn the US High School Diploma while also participating in our signature Global Leadership Program, a project-based learning model of study where students follow career-focused curriculum pathways.
- In the on-campus residences you will live in a modern space with stylish interior design that sparks creativity and fosters a feeling of togetherness. The residences will be secure and monitored 24/7 by security and live-in Resident Advisors. To build on the internationalism that defines our school, students will enjoy living with roommates from different countries around the world.
- Our Activities Coordinator will organize a series of clubs, activities, and sports that will develop students' skills and inspire them to explore their interests. Start an after-school club on-campus, join a varsity sports team, volunteer in the local community or explore more of Southern California where you can learn to surf at the Santa Monica beach, hike Runyon Canyon, visit the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and stargaze in Hollywood.
- California host to some of US's most respected universities, whether that's California Institute of Technology, Pepperdine University, the University of California system and more. Our school in Pasadena is an ideal setting in which to prepare for university enrollment in California State, on the West Coast of the US and internationally. During the school year, representatives from 150 universities visit our campus to speak with our students.
- California State Education Department, Middle States Association
- EF Academy Pasadena accreditations: California State Education Department, National Association of Independent Schools, California State Association of Independent Schools, Middle States Association (MSA)
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does EF Academy Pasadena cost?
EF Academy Pasadena's tuition is approximately $69,500 for boarding students and $42,000 for day students.
What is the acceptance rate of EF Academy Pasadena?
The acceptance rate of EF Academy Pasadena is 85%, which is higher than the boarding school average of 58%.
What sports does EF Academy Pasadena offer?
EF Academy Pasadena offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country Running, Golf, Soccer and Volleyball.
What is EF Academy Pasadena's ranking?
When is the application deadline for EF Academy Pasadena?
The application deadline for EF Academy Pasadena is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).