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1005 Armada Drive
Pasadena, CA 91103

(626) 795-9314

Chandler’s mission is to provide each student with the highest quality and most academically challenging education in a nurturing, balanced and diverse environment. We strive to have our students gain a love of learning, a means of thinking independently, and an ability to work collaboratively. A Chandler education seeks to develop good character, self-reliance, and a commitment to the community in students as a foundation for academic and personal success.

A Word From Admissions

We’re delighted that you have chosen to learn about our community. We are committed to building and sustaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community in which the empathy of every member guides our understanding of human differences. We affirm, honor, celebrate and value our individual and collective likenesses and differences. You’ll discover that Chandler families come from many different backgrounds and each student is unique and valued. What our students share are excitement, curiosity, and good character. Families attest to the warm and individualized way that we live our mission day-to-day. There are a thousand ways to shine at Chandler School and we are excited to help you discover the many special features of our program and community. Please visit our website to learn more. We look forward to meeting your family soon.

Academic Atmosphere

Caring, challenging, committed.

Best Fit For Kids Who Are


Popular Programs/Electives

Chandler features a commitment to innovation, creativity, and character development. In addition to our traditional curriculum, each grade level tackles a STEAM project which unites science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Lower School students attend weekly science, art, music, library, computer, and Spanish classes. Daily PE fosters fitness and allows students to develop teamwork, perseverance, resilience, and discipline. Middle School students build academic skills and personal responsibility, independence, and confidence in an environment that provides the opportunity, choice, and challenge. The interscholastic athletics program offers a range of fall, winter, and spring sports.

APs/Advanced Courses


Interesting Facts

– Chandler was founded in 1950
– Our 4.5-acre campus features lower and middle school academic buildings, four science labs, music and performing arts spaces, two art studios, the Center for Innovation, and robust athletic facilities
– Chandler families live in 62 zip codes, speak 23 different languages, and our population reflects 60% students of color

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Co-Ed or Single Sex
Religious Affiliation
Class Size
Averages 20 students
$26,500 (K-5), $27,320 (6-8)
Financial Aid
Need-based grants available
Applications Due
December 9, 2022 (K); January 6, 2023 (1-8)
Entrance Exam Required
ISEE (Optional)
Scores Due
February 1, 2023
Decisions Released
March 10 , 2023