South Campus Campaign

The Commitment to Excellence: South Campus Campaign concluded in 2016, with nearly 500 donors contributing $17 million to build our south campus. We are grateful to the parents, alumni and friends who supported this bold vision. Thanks to you, we:

List of 10 items.

  • 1

    Created space to give every Middle School teacher their own classroom, where they can create the best environment for students.
  • 2

    Transformed teaching options by expanding room size and embedding technology in all of South Campus, to allow for collaboration, STEAM projects and presentations.
  • 3

    Equipped science teachers with labs and equipment that rivals many colleges, allowing students to do hands-on work.
  • 4

    Sparked creativity in new, purpose-built Lower School and Middle School art rooms and music room.
  • 5

    Turned the spotlight on students, by building The Ahmanson Foundation Performing Arts Center to host singing, dancing and acting productions.
  • 6

    Unleashed students’ imaginations by designing the Johnson Library and Media Center as a flexible space for research, projects and presentations.
  • 7

    Energized students with a modern gymnasium and Evensen Family Outdoor Court for better P.E. and Middle School sports, plus lunchtime fun.
  • 8

    Built community hubs with the Middle School courtyard and Rothenberg Family Courtyard for conversations, celebrations and receptions.
  • 9

    Made a statement with the South Campus Entrance and Tower, which reflects Chandler’s significant presence as a community pillar in Pasadena.
  • 10

    Set a precedent for eco-friendly design and community leadership with a low-impact parking structure and eight electric-vehicle charging stations.