Private high school in Los Angeles EF Academy

A boarding and day high school in California committed to empowering students to become confident, resilient and responsible global citizens.



Ages 14 - 19

Grades 9 - 12


academic programs



30 minutes

from Los Angeles

Brand new

16-acre campus

News from our school in Pasadena

Our holistic approach to education

Our private boarding and day high school, footsteps from the city of Los Angeles, aims to provide a stimulating learning environment for academic and personal growth, where every student will meet or exceed their expectations.


EF Academy Pasadena offers a diverse school education in a global community of leaders. Our world-class programs and 1-to-1 guidance equip students with the tools and skills to lead bright, impactful futures.

  • Personalized academic guidance

  • College, university, and career preparation

Co-curricular activities

Experiential activities on campus and around California are at the core of developing balanced learners who make meaningful connections to the real world.

  • 30+ after-school clubs and activities

  • 75+ excursions around California

  • Experiential learning trips for each subject area

Campus life

Make the most of what student life in Los Angeles has to offer by living on a modern, inspiring campus with supportive staff and students from all over the world.

  • Extensive activity and leisure spaces

  • 57 classrooms

  • 4 newly built residence halls

Welcome from our Head of School

I am delighted to introduce you to EF Academy Pasadena, where we come together as an community of learners to become global changemakers.

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