Waverly is a nonsectarian, coeducational, college preparatory, progressive day school that spans preschool through high school.
- Waverly opened in 1993 as a school where children from preschool through 8th grade could grow and explore the joys of childhood learning. The high school was launched in 1997, offering a curriculum approved by the University of California and designed to challenge curious adolescents and prepare them for college and well beyond.
- The Waverly School is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the California Association of Independent Schools and is a member of The Alliance, POCIS, and A Better Chance.
- Waverly has three separate campuses and a one-acre organic farm within walking distance in Pasadena, California. Our school is conveniently situated off the 210 and 134 freeways.
Elementary campus/business office – 67 W. Bellevue Drive
Middle school campus – 120 Waverly Drive
High school campus – 108 Waverly Drive
Waverly farm – 665 South Pasadena Avenue
- The school is in walking distance from the Metro L (Gold) Line Del Mar station.
- Student /teacher ratio:
Elementary school: 12:1
Middle school: 11:1
High school: 11:1
- School Hours:
Preschool: 8:45 am — 2:45 pm
Kindergarten — 6th: 8:45 am — 3:00 pm
7th — 8th: 8:30 am — 3:00 pm
9th — 12th: 8:30 am — 3:15 pm
Middle and high school students are dismissed at 2:30 p.m. on Fridays.
Before and after school care is available for preschool through 8th grade.
Elementary school: 8 lead teachers, 8 associates, 6 specialists
Middle school: 5 core teachers, 6 specialists
High school: 12 core teachers, 3 specialists
- Summer Program:
Waverly hosts a summer arts camp for elementary students and offers a comprehensive selection of enrichment and academic classes for middle and high school students.
- Flexible Tuition:
40% of Waverly’s students are on a flexible tuition plan.
42% of our families identify as families of color.