Campus life

Situated between coastal Southern California and Los Angeles County's mountainous edge, the peaceful yet vibrant community of Pasadena is an ideal environment in which to live and learn. Our state-of-the-art private day and boarding high school in California has all the benefits of a quiet town with easy access to the city and direct links to nature right on our doorstep.


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A state-of-the-art high school in California

Discover the modern academic, residential and leisure facilities at our school in California.

Virtual campus experience

360 Pasadena Campus Tour

Explore our campus in Pasadena by browsing through classrooms, residence buildings, the cafeteria, outdoor areas and other exciting locations on campus to see the inspiring environment our students live and learn in. 

Learning with purpose

Our stimulating classrooms, bright art studios and brand new STEAM labs are designed to inspire out-of-the-box thinking and scholastic excellence.

Your home on campus

Feel right at home at high school in California. Our four newly built residence halls live in harmony with the nearby San Gabriel Mountains. 24-hour supervision means students live independently in the safety of a caring, supportive community. Those not living on campus are invited to treat EF Academy Pasadena as their 'home away from home' with various clubs, programs and activities to participate in.

Residence and wellbeing

Outside of class, our residential, health, security and catering teams are dedicated to keeping students safe and healthy.

The perfect school-life balance

Leading an active lifestyle is essential to the student experience at our high school in California. Our recreational facilities and leisure spaces create the ideal environment to support our extensive co-curricular program and give students space to socialize, exercise and relax.

Leisure off campus

Explore the opportunities available to you.

Our daily structure

We plan school days and weekends to help you manage your study hours, co-curricular schedule and free time.

*Due to COVID-19, our thoroughly revised health protocols mean school days look a little different now. Download our US Health Protocol to learn more.

FAQ – Campus life

Here are the answers to some of the most common questions we receive about campus life at EF Academy Pasadena.