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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A minus

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Polytechnic School is a top rated, private school located in Pasadena, CA. It has 859 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 7 to 1. Tuition is $37,500 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.

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Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$37,500
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
22%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  

Polytechnic School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1420
124 responses
Average ACT
33
96 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 13 responses
Poll
85%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 49 responses
  • Rivalry Week-a week of competitions between grades
    22%
  • Francis Wass Day - an extra day off
    20%
  • The Musical and Dance Show
    14%
  • Poly Pet and Hobby Show
    10%
  • Dances
    8%
  • Fun Food Friday - student orgs. cater lunch
    8%
  • Econ Week
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
859
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 15 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 15 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 15 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 18 responses
Poll
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 18 responses
Poll
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 18 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 13 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 13 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 13 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$83,068
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,710
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$785,700
National
$217,500
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