Opening September 2022

EF Academy Pasadena

An international boarding and day school in California committed to empowering students to become confident, resilient and responsible global citizens.

International boarding

and day school in California

Ages 14 - 19

Grades 9 - 12


academic programs



30 minutes

from Los Angeles

Brand new

16-acre campus

News from our Pasadena Campus

Our holistic approach to education

Our international boarding and day school, footsteps from the international city of Los Angeles, aims to provide a stimulating learning environment for academic and personal growth, where every student will meet or exceed their expectations.


EF Academy Pasadena offers a diverse school education in an international campus environment. Our world-class programs and 1-to-1 guidance equip students with the tools and skills to lead bright, impactful futures.

  • Personalized Academic guidance

  • College, University and career preparation

Co-curricular activities

Experiential activities on campus and around California are at the core of developing balanced learners who make meaningful connections to the real world.

  • 30+ after-school clubs and activities

  • 75+ excursions around California

  • Experiential learning trips for each subject area

Campus life

Make the most of what student life in Los Angeles has to offer by living on a modern, inspiring campus with supportive staff and students from all over the world.

  • Extensive activity and leisure spaces

  • 57 classrooms

  • 4 newly built residence halls

Welcome from our Deputy Head of Academics

Being able to make choices about what to study is an important step in determining what students are passionate about.

A typical day at our boarding school in Pasadena

Take a peak into daily life at our boarding school in California

Explore life around EF Academy Pasadena

FAQ – EF Academy Pasadena

Here are the answers to some of the most common questions we receive about our international boarding school in California.