The Waverly School is a progressive school in Pasadena, California, spanning young kindergarten through high school.


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Considering Waverly?
Here’s what we recommend:

  1. Watch the video

    In 13 minutes, you’ll see students in action, hear from recent graduates, and learn about our school’s philosophy.

  2. Choose a program

    Learn more about how our children grow from early childhood to young adulthood.

  3. Read parent questions

    If you have questions, they’re probably answered here. You’ll also have a chance to ask your own.

  4. Sign up for a tour

    Sign up, and we’ll send you an email when fall tours open up for registration.

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  • Counting On - Last Wednesday, my son Charlie made a game winning touch down, passed to him by my other son Sam, at one of two middle school flag football games I missed in one week. Fortunately, there were Waverly parents there, parents who not only gave them rides, but cheered them on, and later told me all […]
  • Advice From The Class of 2016 - Who is better equipped to give advice to 9th graders about high school than seniors? Enjoy these 23 tips for the appreciating and finding more success in high school from Waverly’s senior class. You may feel awkward or self-conscious about yourself. You may feel that you don’t fit in or have any friends. When I […]
  • Carlos - Carlos Aldaco’s face may not be one that is familiar to you. While his work at Waverly is not with the children, it is invaluable to the daily life at school. Carlos is a craftsman. He works on all the facilities at Waverly as a technician, painter, plumber, electrician, carpenter, and space problem solver. He […]