Education & Schools

A Noise Within

Phone: (626) 356-3100
Fax: (626) 356-3120
Contact: Kate Brandt

A Noise Within produces the great works of world drama in rotating repertory with a company of professional, classically trained actors. Through outreach and conservatory training programs A Noise Within fosters an understanding and appreciation of history's greatest plays and playwrights. A Noise Within is the only company in Southern California that works in the repertory tradition and is dedicated solely to producing classical dramatic literature.

Alliance Française de Pasadena

Phone: (833) 386-3911
Contact: Emma Franks

The Alliance Française de Pasadena is a not-for-profit institution dedicated to the promotion of French language and Francophone cultures, encouraging friendship and collaboration with the French-speaking world. We offer language classes for children and adults, official linguistic certifications, cultural activities for the community, library resources, and an outreach program supporting the study of French in affiliated schools. Fluent speakers or complete beginners, new arrivals or confirmed Francophiles, all are welcome at the Alliance Française de Pasadena. 

Amy Foell Consulting

Phone: (415) 305-2219
Contact: Amy Foell

Art Center College of Design

Phone: (626) 396-2200
Fax: (626) 568-8537
Contact: Anna Macaulay

ArtCenter College of Design, founded in 1930, offers 11 undergraduate and seven graduate degrees in a wide variety of industrial design disciplines as well as visual and applied arts.  In addtion to its top-ranked academic programs, the College also serves members of the Greater Los Angeles region through a highly regarded series of year-round educational programs for all ages and levels of experience.

Aspires West Pasadena

Phone: (626) 797-0789
Contact: Jacqueline Jacobs, PhD

Aspires West Pasadena (AWP) is a non-profit community service organization. It is an after-school student success program, designed to help students maximize their learning potential in Mathematics and Language Arts and other key subjects.

Best Online Traffic School

Phone: (530) 553-8813
Contact: Rodney Yo

Dealing with your traffic ticket is already frustrating and stressful. But Traffic School doesn't have to be. We'll make your traffic school obligation fast, easy and painless. Finish your course in one sitting and submit the same day with the best price available. Pay nothing until you pass - no CC required during signup and no hidden fees or tricks. We're officially licensed by the California DMV (#E1314) and we want to help you close out your case and move on with your life. Get started today!

California College of Music

Phone: (626) 577-1751
Fax: (626) 577-1765
Contact: Daylyn Love

An independent private school that mentors students in popular music; our emphases include voice, guitar, bass, drums, and piano performance as well as artist development, songwriting, and music production. Our mission is to educate musicians effectively, empowering them with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to express themselves dynamically through modern popular music. Our vision is to create an inspiring, diverse, and inclusive higher education space in which students, faculty, and members of the community may gather together to study, create, perform, record, and share music.

California Institute of Advanced Management (CiAM)

Phone: (626) 350-1500
Fax: (626) 350-1515
Contact: Jalen Barber

California Institute of Advanced Management (CiAM), one of the leading experiential learning based education institutions in the world, the Best MBA Program of the San Gabriel Valley according to Reader's Choice Awards, and Southern California's leading hands-on graduate school, announces that it has received a 6-year accreditation, the maximum amount allowed, from the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).  The accreditation means the educational programs offered at CiAM are widely recognized by institutions of higher learning in the United States, China, India, and the vast majority of western countries.

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Phone: (626)395-6811
Fax: (626)577-0636
Contact: Kenneth Hargreaves

Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering Institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions and pressing societal challenges. The Institute has 300 professorial faculty members offering a rigorous curriculum and access to hands-on research to approximately 1,000 undergraduates and 1,250 graduate students. Caltech is an independent, privately supported institution with a 124-acre campus located in Pasadena.

CF Global Enterprises, Inc (dba theCoderSchool Pasadena)

Phone: (626) 345-5875
Contact: Denis Fasquelle

theCoderSchool Pasadena, 319 S Arroyo Parkway, Suite 5, Pasadena. theCoderSchool Pasadena is the #1 after-school coding program in Los Angeles, hailing from Silicon Valley. theCoderSchool caters to students ages 7-18 (we also teach adults) at all levels.  We teach beginners to advanced students in Scratch, Python, Java, C++, Unity, and everything in between. Unlike traditional classes, we combine a collaborative environment with direct mentoring to provide an immersive experience. All the students at the school are encouraged to come up with their own ideas and our code coaches (instructors) help guide them into making anything they can imagine. Conveniently located in downtown Pasadena (corner of E Del Mar and Arroyo Parkway, by Whole Foods). Visit us at and sign-up for a Complimentary Trial Lesson!

Chandler School

Phone: (626) 795-0591
Fax: (626) 585-0779
Contact: Nancy Hutton

Chandler School is an independent, coed, K-8 day school whose mission is to provide each student with the highest quality and most academically challenging education in a nuturing, balanced, and diverse environment.

Commando Combatives and Calculus

Phone: (323) 861-2625
Contact: Henry Nguyen

Self-Defense Instruction and Tutoring

Cottage Co-Op Nursery School

Phone: (626)799-0387
Contact: Sahar Farmanesh

Cottage Co-op Nursery School was founded in 1972 as a non-profit, cooperative preschool by former Pacific Oaks parents who were inspired to create a co-operative school that honored Pacific Oaks approach to learning while extending its benefits to the whole family. Serves children 2 years through pre-K Small class sizes with a capacity enrollment of around 60 Low adult: child ratios of 1:3 for our younger students and 1:4 for our older preschoolers.

EF Academy Pasadena

Phone: (626) 507-9223
Contact: Donna Rosenberg

EF Academy Pasadena is an International High School welcoming Boarding and Day students. We currently have 125 students coming from 27 countries, including the United States and local area populations. EF Academy's mission to open the world through education inspires everything we do. Students engage in a learning experience that asks them to explore diverse perspectives through a process of collaboration, analysis, and reflection aimed at developing the skills necessary to respond to the challenges and opportunities facing their generation. Students experience exceptional one-to-one university guidance and have the opportunity to participate in our unique academic curriculum and Global Leadership Program.

Energy Upgrade California

Phone: (310) 260-3331
Contact: Jillian Hegedus

The state-sponsored educational initiative of the California Public Utilities Commission tasked with promoting energy conservation awareness in communities and households across the State of California.

Five Acres-The Boys' & Girls' Aid Society of Los Angeles County

Phone: (626) 798-6793
Fax: (626) 797-7722
Contact: Chanel W. Boutakidis

Five Acres, The Boys' and Girls' Aid Society of Los Angeles County, is a child and family services agency that strengthens families and prevents child abuse through treatment and education in community-based and residential programs. Originally founded as an orphanage in 1888, today Five Acres offers an array of services including residential care and education, mental health services in homes and schools, foster care and adoptions, and domestic violence prevention.

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

Phone: (626)685-8500
Fax: (626)685-8555
Contact: Sister Carolyn McCormack, OP

"Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is Southern California's only independent, Catholic, day and boarding school for girls in grades 9-12. The school provides a strong, college preparatory program supported by an active and innovative Christian service component. Renowned Southern California architect Myron Hunt designed the main buildings of the school as a luxury hotel in 1927; however, the resort, managed by Senator Frank P. Flint, ultimately failed. The Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose purchased the former Flintridge Biltmore Hotel at auction in 1931 and thus established the school. Sitting on 41 acres in the San Rafael Hills of Western San Gabriel Valley, FSHA has continued to thrive and expand for over 85 years, serving thousands of students from both the United States and abroad." FSHA is a Catholic, all-girls', day and boarding school located in La Canada Flintridge. Learn more about our school at

Fuller Theological Seminary

Phone: (626) 584-5200
Contact: Ray Asad, CFO

Fuller Seminary, the largest multi-denominational seminary in the world, provides professional, graduate-level education through its schools of theology, psychology, and intercultural studies. With its main campus near Old Town Pasadena, several regional campuses across the U.S., and online programs, Fuller serves 4,000 students from 90 countries and 110 denominations, offering five programs fully in the Korean language and four in Spanish. The seminary's 43,000 living alumni, the largest alumni base of any seminary, serve throughout the world as ministers, nonprofit organization and corporate leaders, government officials, therapists, counselors, teachers, and in many other vocations of service and leadership.

Fusion Academy Pasadena

Phone: (323) 258-2012
Contact: Vailet Varijanian

Fusion Academy is a private middle and high school where students achieve success through positive relationships and teaching customized to each individual’s learning style. Our success is centered in our one-to-one approach: one student and one teacher per classroom.

Fusion is fully accredited, our high school courses are UC approved, and students can enroll at any time.

Hodis Learning & Music

Phone: (626) 227-1149
Contact: Drew M. Hodis

Hodis Learning & Music (HLM) offers academic tutoring, music lessons, and art lessons. We serve students with one-on-one sessions to provide dedicated attention and tailored instruction to our students’ needs. We conduct sessions virtually, in the student’s home, or in a public space, such as a coffee shop or a public library. HLM is not your run-of-the-mill tutoring or music or art lessons company. We go above and beyond when it comes to serving our students by teaching with the HLM philosophy of expertise, kindness, and positive motivation.

International School of Los Angeles

Phone: (818) 994-2961
Contact: Michael Maniska

The International School of Los Angeles is an independent, international, high-quality school that offers both a French immersion track from preschool through 12th grade and a separate international high school track that prepares students for the International Baccalaureate®  Diploma Programme in grades 11 and 12. 

We promise our students a future full of possibilities and opportunities that come from being outstanding bilingual critical thinkers who have access to two of the most rigorous academic credentials in the world. With a preschool through 12th grade education delivered in an intimate, nurturing and diverse environment, our students become caring global citizens prepared to thrive in a changing world.  

Our beautiful Pasadena campus welcomes approximately 150 students from preschool age through 5th grade and is conveniently located in the heart of Pasadena across from Pasadena City College.

Kiddie Academy of Pasadena

Phone: (626) 606-2800
Contact: Julie Chavez

Kiddie Academy of Pasadena remains open for essential workers. We provide educational childcare for infants  6 weeks to 12 years old school age children on weekdays from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.  Our days are filled with learning and fun, the key ingredients of our Life Essentials® educational philosophy. We also have a Preschool at Home curriculum for those families who are staying at home but would like the children to engage in daily curriculum (including home craft kits, teacher meetings and daily lunches). We observe strict health screening, cleaning and sanitation procedures, as well as limited class sizes as recommended by state guidelines. Call 626-606-2800 or email for a virtual tour!

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes

Phone: (626) 396-0865
Fax: (626) 396-0864
Contact: Anne Perry

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an organization dedicated to helping children and adults learn to their potential. Their research-validated instructional programs strengthen reading, comprehension, and math skills by developing the sensory-cognitive functions that form the foundation of learning.Lindamood-Bell® Learning Centers offer live, online or in-person one-to-one instruction based on the individual's learning needs. Specific strengths and weaknesses are identified and an instruction plan is developed. 

Maranatha High School

Phone: (626) 817-4000
Fax: (626) 817-4040
Contact: John Rouse

"For 50 years, Maranatha High School has been the only non-denominational Christian high school in the San Gabriel Valley. The school’s goal to provide excellent college preparatory education in a Christ-revering context has resonated with families who have voted Maranatha the Best Private School! Maranatha not only offers 31 Advanced Placement and honors courses, but has proven exceptional in the arts, and competitive in athletics with both CIF and State level wins this past year."

Options for Youth

Phone: (626) 398-8940
Contact: Melissa Martinez

Options For Youth (OFY) is a FREE non-profit public charter school providing a personalized education to students who have fallen behind in school, are looking to get ahead and graduate early, or simply desire a non-traditional learning environment.. We believe that every student deserves a teacher who believes in them and an educational program that supports their individual needs.

OFY schools are Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) partners. From enrollment to graduation, these partnerships empower OFY students to prepare for success in today's economy through career exposure, networking events, college and career entry planning, critical skill building, and certificate and internship opportunities.

Pacific Oaks College & Children's School

Phone: (626) 529-8500
Fax: (626) 529-8010
Contact: Johanna Atienza

Founded 75 years ago in 1945, Pacific Oaks College & Children’s School is composed of two educational entities. Pacific Oaks College is a non-profit, accredited higher education institution offering bachelor’s, master’s, and certificate programs in human development, marriage and family therapy, education, early childhood education, teacher preparation, business administration, and organizational leadership and management. Pacific Oaks’ main campus is in Pasadena, Calif., and classes are also offered at convenient instructional sites throughout California (Chico, Porterville, Sacramento, Salinas, Santa Cruz, Visalia, and San Diego), at its San Jose branch campus, and Online.

Pacific Oaks Children’s School provides progressive early childhood education for children ages 6 months through 5 years and has pioneered achievements in the areas of anti-bias education, emergent curriculum, and peaceful conflict resolution.

Pasadena City College Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Phone: (626) 585-3106
Contact: Donald Loewel

The SBDC is the SBA’s largest service program and provides high-quality business & economic development assistance to small businesses & entrepreneurs. We provide no-cost business advising and low-cost training to existing and new businesses.

Pasadena Conservatory of Music

Phone: (626) 683-3355
Fax: (626) 683-3303
Contact: Matthew Bookman

An independent, non-profit, nationally-accredited school, the Conservatory's mission is to educate, advocate, inspire and share through music study and performance. Students of every age from infants to senior citizens enjoy private instruction in music performance, theory, history and composition. The Music Mobile and other outreach programs provide music education to public school classrooms.

Pathways College

Phone: (888) 532-7282
Contact: William Mendoza

Pathways College is an online not-for-profit college that offers bachelors' degrees in Business Administration and Liberal Studies. In addition, they also offer on-site certificate programs that emphasize on students obtaining employment in specific fields shortly after program completion. 

Paul Mitchell the School-Pasadena

Phone: (626) 284-2863
Fax: (626) 284-2764
Contact: Peggy Lee Cao

We are a cosmetology school offering a barbering and esthetics course. We offer services from makeup, cuts, colors, facials, and waxing.

Professional Child Development Associates

Phone: (626) 793-7350
Fax: (626) 793-7341
Contact: Christopher Perri

Professional Child Development Associates was established in 1997 by Dr. Diane Cullinane, Developmental Pediatrician, and Mimi Winer, R.N., M.S, Clinical Nurse Specialist, with the vision of providing innovative and comprehensive interdisciplinary services for children with developmental challenges or disabilities and their families. Using the DIR' - Flootime approach, PCDA provides quality, family-centered services for children and training and consultation to staff, parents and professionals about the best child development practices. PCDA became a nonprofit corporation in March 2008.

Saint Francis High School

Phone: (818) 790-0325
Fax: (818) 790-5542
Contact: Fr. Antonio Marti

St. Francis High School is a Catholic, college-preparatory school for boys in grades 9-12. Since its founding by the Capuchin Franciscan Friars in 1946, it has been committed to enriching the mind and heart, strengthening respect through service and humility, creating a family environment, and envisioning men of hope and peace. It offers a challenging curriculum and many opportunities for extracurricular involvement. St. Francis is fully accredited by WASC and the WCEA.

Saybrook University

Phone: (626) 316-5312
Contact: Carmen Bowen

Saybrook University approaches education with a belief in the inherent interconnectedness of all things. As scholar-practitioners, our faculty continue to question and offer alternatives to mainstream axioms—fostering positive social transformation. Because the value of life cannot be measured, we strive to facilitate the potential of every living being to thrive in a just, inclusive, and sustainable world. Members of the Saybrook community keep alive the spirit of innovative and creative approaches as they confront the complex challenges of our time

School of Rock Pasadena

Phone: (626) 508-1818
Contact: Tevis Sauer-Karlsson

"School of Rock Pasadena teaches guitar, bass, vocals, keyboards, drums, and combines weekly private music lessons and group band rehearsals to prepare students to take the stage in front of live audiences in an authentic concert setting. Through our innovative curriculum and community atmosphere, School of Rock students not only learn music but develop problem-solving and teamwork skills that crossover into other areas of their lives.  We start at age 3.5 and teach all the way up to adults. The first lesson is free."

St. Andrew Catholic School

Phone: (626) 796-7697
Contact: Mr. Jae Kim-Principal

St. Andrew Catholic School, an educational presence in Pasadena since 1897, provides a student-centered curriculum that exceeds curriculum standards and the Schoolwide Learning Expectations. SAS is an urban Catholic Elementary School located in the downtown area of Pasadena known as “Old Pasadena.” The school’s diverse population reflects Pasadena’s economic and demographic richness.

Stowell Learning Center

Phone: (626) 808-4441
Contact: Irene Lee

The Stowell Learning Center is a cognitive educational therapy center. We help children and adults with learning challenges. We aim to dramatically improve or completely correct these challenges through targeted and intense brain training.


Phone: (626) 395-7100
Fax: (626) 395-7270
Contact: Debbie Manners

Sycamores, formerly known as Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services, is a highly respected mental health and welfare agency with 10 locations throughout Southern California. For 120 years, Sycamores has been investing in people. Today the agency provides innovative and effective programs and services for children, youth, young adults, and families facing serious life challenges. Services include residential treatment; transitional shelter care; foster care and adoption; transitional living assistance for young adults currently or at risk of experiencing homelessness; outpatient and school-based mental health services; wraparound/in-home services; psychiatric services; psychological testing; and educational support services. 

Teen Focus Inc. - Online School

Phone: (951) 536-7845
Contact: Kim Scott

Online School

University of Redlands School of Business

Phone: (818)840-1180
Fax: (818)840-1183
Contact: Pamela Allen

University of Redlands, Burbank & Pasadena Campus.....A degree from the University of Redlands School of Business offers students and employers a well-rounded educational experience that focuses on the development of management and leadership skills. The University of Redlands adult programs offer classes and workshops at several branch campuses throughout southern California, including two local campuses in Burbank and Pasadena......Whether you’re looking to complete your bachelor’s degree or earn a graduate degree, we offer programs that are built to fit your needs. We offer a  Bachelor of Science in Business, Master of Arts in Management,  Masters of Business Administration, and Master of Science in Information 

Villa Esperanza Services

Phone: (626) 449-2919
Fax: (626) 449-2850
Contact: Kelly White, CEO

Villa Esperanza Services is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and education of children, adults, and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Villa Esperanza Services is one of the few organizations offering programs that support individuals with disabilities at every stage of life. The need for services is growing. Today, autism affects 1 in 54 children in the United States. Villa continues to be a leader in providing education for children who are on the moderate to severe end of the spectrum. Villa school includes speech and language, occupational, and behavior therapy for students ranging from elementary to high school. Also available is the Community Integration Program for young adults transitioning into adulthood. For adults and seniors, Villa offers residential and employment services, independent living skills training as well as three adult day programs. For further information call 626-449-2919, ext. 168 or visit the website at 

Westmoreland Academy/Institute for the Redesign of Learning

Phone: (626) 356-1500
Fax: (626) 356-1501
Contact: Gabriel Vazquez

The institute for the Redesign of Learning/Westmoreland Academy's mission is to empower individuals with special needs to take charge of their own learning and become competent, caring, and contributing members of society. Westmoreland Academy offers a unique specialty program for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) based on the belief that extraordinary students require and extraordinary program. the Institute's goal is to provide the most current, effective, and nurturing education and supportive services available anywhere for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, and their fmailies, to enable students with ASD to lead happy and productive lives.