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
- The school is in walking distance from the Metro Gold Line Del Mar station.
- Enrollment Capacity:
All school: 360
Elementary school: 180
Middle school: 60
High school: 120
- Student /teacher ratio:
Elementary school: 12:1
Middle school: 11:1
High school: 11:1
- School Hours:
Preschool-2nd: 8:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
3rd-6th: 8:45 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
7th-8th: 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
9th ‑12th: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
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.
- Tuition Assistance:
40% of Waverly’s students receive tuition assistance.
39% of our families identify as families of color.