Education & Schools

A Noise Within

Phone: (626) 356-3100
Fax Number: (626) 356-3120
Contact: Michael Bateman

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 Francaise de Pasadena

Phone: (626) 683-3774
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

Arcadia Performing Arts Center Foundation

Phone: (626) 739-1886
Contact: Jim Romo, Chairman of the Board

Art Center College of Design

Phone: (626) 396-2200
Fax Number: (626) 568-8537
Contact: Jered Gold

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.

Art of the Cosmos Art Show

Phone: (323) 929-3748
Contact: Simone Wright

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.

Barnabas Robotics

Phone: (626) 344-9230
Contact: Victoria Lin

Blair High School JROTC

Phone: (626) 396-5820
Fax Number: (626) 799-2928
Contact: SAI 1SG Ervin Turner

Brain Balance of Pasadena

Phone: (626) 737-5000
Contact: Lori Sheldon

C G Global Enterprises Inc (dba theCoderSchool Pasadena)

Phone: (818) 877-5199
Contact: Nicole Chang-Fasquelle

California College of Music

Phone: (626) 577-1751
Fax Number: (626) 577-1765
Contact: Lloyd Tayko

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 Number: (626) 350-1515
Contact: Vivian Han

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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California State University, Los Angeles

Phone: (213) 358-6570
Contact: Harkmore Lee


Phone: (626) 395-6811
Fax Number: (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.

Chandler School

Phone: (626) 795-9314
Fax Number: (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.

Cleary Irish Dance

Phone: (818) 886-3459

Collaborate PASadena

Phone: (626) 529-8240
Contact: Dr. Donald Grant

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.

Don Bosco Technical Institute

Phone: (626) 940-2027
Fax Number: (626) 940-2001
Contact: Anne Sigoloff

Elite Dentistry of Pasadena

Phone: (626) 351-8444
Fax Number: (626) 351-8449
Contact: Teny Abedian

Elite Dentistry of Pasadena is a private practice catered to adults and children of all ages. We want our patients to feel comfortable, confident in their decision of giving us the privilege to help in their dental health. When you choose Elite Dentistry of Pasadena, you will be treated like family.

Energy Upgrade California

Phone: (310) 260-3331
Contact: Elie Nehme

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.

First Tee of Greater Pasadena, The

Phone: (626) 684-0024
Fax Number: (626) 397-4190
Contact: Bob Baderian

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

Phone: (626) 798-6793
Fax Number: (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 Number: (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) 584-5400
Contact: Britt Vaughan

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: Candace Siegle

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.

Hastings Ranch Nursery School

Phone: (626) 351-9171
Fax Number: (626) 351-8429
Contact: Jennifer Neumayer

Preschool - kids from 2-5 years of age.

Hathaway-Sycamores Child & Family Services

Phone: (626) 395-7100
Fax Number: (626) 395-7270
Contact: Debra K. Manners, CEO

Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services is a leader in responding to the needs of the community and in providing innovative services and programs for over 9,000 children and their families. Today more than 675 staff members provide support to children and their families in a variety of locations throughout Los Angeles County.

International School of Los Angeles

Phone: (818) 994-2961
Contact: Serina Guillaume

The International School of Los Angeles is an international preschool through 12th-grade bilingual school which offers an English and French curriculum. All students study a common bilingual program from preschool through 8th grade after which they have a choice between the rigorous and well-balanced French baccalauréat and International Baccalaureate Diploma programs. The Washington Post consistently lists the International School of Los Angeles as one of the nation’s most challenging private high schools. With five Los Angeles-area campuses (Burbank, Los Feliz, Orange County, Pasadena, and West Valley), and over one thousand students, the School holds triple accreditation from the French Ministry of Education, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), and the International Baccalaureate (IB). The International School of Los Angeles is committed to academic excellence in a nurturing and intimate environment that encourages personal initiative, creativity, and curiosity, and to preparing students of all backgrounds to excel and contribute to a global world. Since 1978, the School has been instilling the love of learning in all its students through small classes and low student-to-teacher ratios. With over 60 nationalities and 39 spoken languages represented on the campuses, students study and live in a diverse global community every day.

Jiangsu-California International Education Center, Inc.

Phone: (626) 734-0218
Fax Number: (626) 734-0218
Contact: Sunny Chen

Bridging East and West, Linking You to the World

Jiangsu Education Services for International Exchange (JESIE), a division of Jiangsu Provincial Department of Education (JPDE), is one of the largest professional education organizations in China, providing comprehensive support and services for international educational exchanges. Established in 1988, JESIE has been in business for 30 years and set up four overseas branches in UK, Canada, United States and Australia respectively. As the American branch of JESIE in the United States, JESIE.USA is located in Los Angeles, California and responsible for all of JESIE’s international exchange programs in the U.S. JESIE.USA is established with the mission of continuously developing and promoting international education, training, and cultural exchange programs between China and the United States.

Since its inception, JESIE.USA has successfully hosted and trained more than 1000 Jiangsu teachers and education administrators in the U.S. Having developed rapport relationships with local institutions and received advanced academic support in the field of international education from both countries, JESIE.USA has hosted study tours for 2,600 students. Meanwhile, the office earned recognition from the Consulate General of China in Los Angeles and U.S. Education society in regards to its contributions in international education.

JESIE.USA has also developed other programs to foster U.S.-China international cooperation for education: overseas study programs which include ELL programs for elementary and secondary students, college scholarship programs and customized college summer programs for undergraduate students; teacher training programs; study abroad services; sister-school partnerships; annual International Principal Forum; Study-in-China programs which offer short-term Discover Jiangsu Cultural Immersion Program and long-term Jasmine Scholarship for American students, and lastly, International Teacher Recruitment.

Our network covers 41 states and Washington D.C. and has nearly 500 collaborative partner schools across the United States including elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, and universities. We have developed lasting, collaborative relationships with some of the top universities in the United States, including the University of Pennsylvania, Duke University, Northwestern University, University of California-Los Angeles, University of California-Berkeley, University of Southern California, University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill, University of California-San Diego, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Saint Louis University.

In recent years, JESIE.USA has implemented high-quality teacher training programs, and several of them are dispatched by JPDE. One of these training programs, “2,000 Education Professional Project”, built a high-level education exchange platform for educators from both China and the United States. Participants are drawn from 13 municipalities, some prefecture-level cities, and counties across the Jiangsu province. The program is determined to help participants obtain teaching strategies, interactive classroom management skills and enhance international education vision to improve their education quality.

JESIE USA is integrating international resources and promoting Jiangsu Education while aiming at improving the quality of Jiangsu education and build the brand of Jiangsu Education and its mission is to promote Chinese culture. JESIE USA will continue to promote and expand the influence of Jiangsu education in the United States, and at the same time develop a solid foundation to support the improvement of general education in Jiangsu Province.

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Judson International School

Phone: (626) 429-0684
Fax Number: (626) 398-2222
Contact: Diana Bjoraker-Principal

Private Christian School, K-12 Education

K Music Academy Pasadena

Phone: (626) 765-6162
Fax Number: (626) 765-6155
Contact: Mariana Khachatryan

Kiddie Academy of Pasadena

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

KidsZone Preschool Academy

Phone: (626) 345-5922
Contact: Yvonne Withers

La Salle College Preparatory

Phone: (626) 351-8951
Fax Number: (626) 351-8125
Contact: Patrick Bonacci, AFSC-President

Learning Works Charter

Phone: (626) 564-9890
Fax Number: (626) 564-0657
Contact: Michael Toro

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes

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

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an orgaization dedicated to helping students learn to their potential. Our research-driven instruction develops the sensory-cognitive processes of phonemic awareness, symbol imagery and concept imagery. These processes are the foundation of good reading, spelling and language comprehension skills. MISSION STATEMENT: We strive to enhance learning for all people, for all ages.....for life.

Los Angeles College of Music

Phone: (626) 568-8850
Fax Number: (626) 568-8854
Contact: C Thomas Aylesbury

Maranatha High School

Phone: (626) 817-4000
Fax Number: (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."

Mayfield Junior School of the Holy Child Jesus

Phone: (626) 796-2774
Fax Number: (626) 796-5753
Contact: Lauren Marlis

Modern Music School

Phone: (626) 578-9242
Contact: Ulf Geist

Music Lessons

Mundo Academy

Phone: (626) 354-2032
Contact: Marina Grijalva

Mundo Academy offers competitively priced in-home test preparation, tutoring and academic coaching services. We tutor students in all learning levels of math, science, and Spanish. We not only target students’ needs but also work to fill in the gaps in foundational knowledge so as to ensure future success. We also offer support with study skills, time management, homework, organization and grade management. Our individualized test prep programs for the SAT, ACT, HSPT, and ISEE take a three-pronged approach. We select substantive material that targets commonly tested concepts, we teach test-taking strategies, and we give practice tests so students apply that knowledge to develop speed and accuracy. Mundo Academy also seeks to partner with local nonprofits and schools to offer low-cost test prep to students who may otherwise not have access. For more information, visit or call (626) 354-2032. 

New School of Cooking

Phone: (844) 895-4224
Contact: Ali Gonzalez

We base our teaching on a combination of classical and modern cooking through contemporary concepts in a technique-based approach. Recipes are important but mastering skills involve hands-on learning. Our graduates can walk into any kitchen and feel right at home with the training they have received.

If you just want to learn to cook or bake better New School has a program for you.  We have a class or series for every skill level and area of interest from single themed classes to our highly-regarded 10- week Cooking and Baking series.  

Then there are our courses for the kitchen-curious little ones.  One day themed classes, summer camps, and party packages are all available to make cooking fun for everyone.

If you are looking for a school for career-training in California it is important to ask if it is approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. This approval means the school meets the highest standards and the credential you earn is recognized by employers. Our full-time professional programs in culinary arts and baking and pastry arts are approved by the State of California. In fact, the New School of Cooking is the only independent, State-approved culinary school in Los Angeles. 

We also provide a wide range of onsite and offsite Gourmet catering services. Our chef instructors and students provide the highest quality of local sustainable ingredients for any occasion. 

For the restaurant our hours are now the following:

M-F 8 am-8pm; serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner

3 pm - 5 pm daily is happy hour 

Saturdays we are closed

Sunday 9 am - 2 pm is our brunch

Pacific Oaks College & Children's School

Phone: (626) 529-8500
Fax Number: (626) 529-8010
Contact: Ted von Heiland

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

Phone: (626) 585-7123
Fax Number: (626) 585-7934
Contact: Erika Endrijonas, Ph.D.

Pasadena City College Community Education Center

Phone: (626) 585-3000

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 Dance Theatre

Phone: (626) 683-3459
Contact: Richard Bradley

Pasadena Dance Theatre (PDT) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support, foster, and advance the art of dance through educational programs. We are dedicated to instilling classical ballet techniques and a professional work ethic. PDT offers the highest quality dance education and training in the San Gabriel Valley. Our approach systematically develops proper alignment, placement, and strength in the students, providing them with a base on which they can master more challenging movement skills. PDT has 3 annual productions a year giving students the opportunity to gain performance experience in a professional setting. 

Pasadena Educational Foundation

Phone: (626) 396-3600
Fax Number: (626) 577-6733
Contact: Patrick Conyers

Pasadena Language Center

Phone: (626) 844-5003
Contact: Alejandro Jimenez

Pasadena Unified School District

Phone: (626) 396-3600
Fax Number: (626) 795-5309
Contact: Dr. Brian McDonald

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 Number: (626) 284-2764
Contact: Peggy Lee Cao

Pepperdine University

Phone: (310) 506-7606
Contact: Robert J. Coleman

Professional Child Development Associates

Phone: (626) 793-7350
Fax Number: (626) 793-7341
Contact: Maureen Girouard

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 Number: (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) 316-5335
Contact: Carmen Bowen

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: Rocky Domingo

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.

University of Redlands School of Business

Phone: (818) 840-1180
Fax Number: (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 Number: (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 

Walden School

Phone: (626) 792-6166
Fax Number: (626) 792-1335
Contact: Birthe Landerer

Westmoreland Academy/Institute for the Redesign of Learning

Phone: (626) 356-1500
Fax Number: (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.

Woodbury University

Phone: (818) 767-0888
Fax Number: (818) 767-3470
Contact: Patricia Juarez