Most school-age children living in La Cañada Flintridge attend elementary through high school in the La Cañada Unified School District. The district offers three K-6 schools and one 7-12 school containing separate middle school and high school programs. The district, which serves about 4,000 students each year, regularly ranks in the top 10% of California public schools.
La Cañada High School and La Cañada Elementary School have both been recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools. All of the K-6 schools in the district are also official California Distinguished Schools.
It’s important that prospective residents contact the district to confirm attendance, boundaries, availability, and policies.
To search test results for the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the state’s new academic computer-based assessments in English language arts/literacy and mathematics for students in grade 3 to 8 and grade 11, which began in 2015, visit caaspp.ca.cde.gov/sb2015.
Private schools in La Cañada Flintridge
Advanced Education Academy; 3-12; nonsectarian; 25 students
Crestview Preparatory School; K-6; nonsectarian; 201 students
Flintridge Montessori School; PK-K; nonsectarian; 102 students
Flintridge Preparatory School; 7-12; nonsectarian; 500 students
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy; 9-12; Catholic; 385 students
Foothill Progressive Montessori School; K-7; nonsectarian; 75 students
La Canada Preparatory School; K-8; nonsectarian; 390 students
Learning Castle; PK-8; nonsectarian; 400 students
St. Bede The Venerable Elementary; K-8; Catholic; 256 students
St. Francis High School; 9-12; Catholic; 675 students
The Hillside School & Learning Center; 7-12; nonsectarian; 60 students
La Cañada Unified School District (818-952-8304)Information for the table above is from Schooldigger.com and the California Department of Education.
|School||Grades||Population/Grade Average||State Ranking/ # of Schools||Student/Teacher Ratio||API Ranking|
|La Cañada Elem.||K-6||647/92||100/5,567||25.1||975|
|Palm Crest Elem.||K-6||595/85||79/5,567||24||968|
|Paradise Canyon Elementary||K-6||682/97||188/5,567||24.3||960|
|La Cañada High||7-12||2,109/422||25/1,999||23.7||936|