About

At A Glance

Grades: K-8

Total enrollment:
450 (260 in grades K-5 and 190 in grades 6-8)

Year founded: 1950 by Thomas and Catherine Chandler

Ethnic diversity:
 59% self reported

Number of languages spoken in students’ homes:
23

Zip codes Chandler families live in:
48

Faculty: 56, including 15 teaching assistants and 14 subject specialists

Campus: 4.5 acres

Buildings: lower school, middle school, four science labs, music room, two art studios, two libraries, performing arts center, gymnasium, sport court, playing field, use of Rose Bowl athletic facilities

Student/Laptop ratio: 1:1

When students begin Spanish and computer programming languages: kindergarten

Middle School sports teams: flag football, volleyball, basketball, soccer, baseball, softball, tennis, track, golf, swimming

Financial aid: need-based grants; a separate financial-aid application is required

Accreditations, Affiliations and Memberships: The California Association of Independent Schools, The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, The National Association of Independent Schools, Character Counts!, Partnership for Success!, Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, Pasadena Area Independent Schools Consortium, The Educational Records Bureau
Chandler is a K-8 Pasadena private school set on a knoll adjacent to the Rose Bowl. Founded in 1950, Chandler School abides by its mission to provide each student with the highest quality and most academically challenging education in a nurturing, balanced and diverse environment.