Mountain Views News, Combined Edition Saturday, January 9, 2021

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Mountain Views-News Saturday, January 9, 2021 


ENROLL IN PUSD IN 2021-2022!

Enroll at your neighborhood school or at a different PUSD 

The First Lottery of 2021-22 Open Enrollment is January 7 - 28, 

Enrollment is now underway for the 2021-2022 school year for 
the Pasadena Unified School District’s (PUSD) Early Education 
programs and Transitional Kindergarten through 12th-grade 
schools. PUSD is an Open Enrollment district, so in addition to 
their assigned school of residence, students have an opportunity 
to choose any other PUSD school that has space. The first online application lottery for 
2021-22 Open En-rollment is January 7-28, 2021.

“At PUSD, we’re dedicated to helping every child flourish academically, socially, and emotionally,” 
said Superintendent Brian McDonald. “Whether in distance or in-person learning, 
our teachers and schools create learning communities that welcome and in-spire every 

With exceptional educational opportunities for every learner, the schools of the Pasa-dena 
Unified School District (PUSD) are a launchpad for every child’s success. PUSD of-fers 
a wide range of programs, from traditional schools to programs such as dual lan-guage 
immersion, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), Visual and Performing 
Arts, magnet schools, International Baccalaureate, and Early College, Math and 
App academies. All PUSD schools provide a rigorous standards-based cur-riculum in safe 
environments that welcome every learner. The faculty and staff of PUSD are dedicated to 
ensuring that every child flourishes academically, socially, and emo-tionally, whether learning 
is online or in person. 

For more information, visit or review the PUSD Enrollment Guide Eng-lish 

There are two ways to attend PUSD schools for students new to PUSD or to a new school 

1. Enroll in your neighborhood school - Find your school of residence and complete
Online Registration for 2021-2022 here. Parents are encouraged to register at their school
of residence for 2021-2022 by March 5, 2021.

2. Apply through Open Enrollment/School Choice - Apply to signature pro-grams
such as Dual Immersion, Magnets, International Baccalaureate, College & Career Academies, 
and more! Open Enrollment applications for 2021-2022 are accepted during two
general phases:

o January 7-28, 2021- First lottery: online applications are accepted from students
who live within PUSD boundaries and from children of PUSD employees. The application
site will be live starting at 9 a.m. on January 7 and closing at 4 p.m. January 28, 2020. You
will be prompted to create an account at

o March 15-19, 2021 - Second lottery: online applications for new appli-cants who
live within PUSD. Applications of Interest accepted from stu-dents who live outside PUSD

For more information about PUSD’s Open Enrollment, vis-it or contact 
the PUSD Enrollment, Permits & Records Office.

Alverno Heights Academy

200 N. Michillinda Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024

(626)355-3463 Head of School: Julia V. Fanara

E-mail address:

Arcadia High School

180 Campus Drive Arcadia, CA 91007

Phone: (626) 821-8370, Principal: Brent Forsee

Arroyo Pacific Academy

41 W. Santa Clara St. Arcadia, Ca, 

(626)294-0661 Principal: Phil Clarke

E-mail address:

Barnhart School

240 W. Colorado Blvd Arcadia, Ca. 91007


Head of School: Ethan Williamson

Kindergarten - 8th grade


Bethany Christian School

93 N. Baldwin Ave. Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024


Preschool-TK-8th Grade

Principal: Dr. William Walner

website: www.

Clairbourn School

8400 Huntington Drive

San Gabriel, CA 91775

Phone: 626-286-3108 ext. 172

FAX: 626-286-1528


Foothill Oaks Academy

822 E. Bradbourne Ave., Duarte, CA 91010


Principal: Nancy Lopez

Frostig School

971 N. Altadena Drive Pasadena, CA 91107


Head of School: Jenny Janetzke


The Gooden School

192 N. Baldwin Ave. Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024


Head of School, Jo-Anne Woolner


High Point Academy

1720 Kinneloa Canyon Road 

Pasadena, Ca. 91107 

Head of School: Gary Stern 626-798-8989


La Salle College Preparatory

3880 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. Pasadena, Ca. 

(626)351-8951 website:

Principal Mrs. Courtney Kassakhian

Monrovia High School

325 East Huntington Drive, Monrovia, CA 91016 

(626) 471-2800 Principal Darvin Jackson


Odyssey Charter School

725 W. Altadena Dr. Altadena, Ca. 91001

(626)229-0993 Head of School: Lauren O’Neill


Pasadena High School

2925 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. Pasadena, Ca. 

(626)396-5880 Principal: Roberto Hernandez


St. Rita Catholic School

322 N. Baldwin Ave. Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024

Principal: Adela Solis (626) 355-6114


Sierra Madre Elementary School

141 W. Highland Ave, Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024

(626)355-1428 Principal: Lindsay LUIS

E-mail address:

Sierra Madre Middle School 

160 N. Canon Sierra Madre, Ca. 91024

(626)836-2947 Principal: Garrett Newsom

E-mail address:

Walden School

74 S San Gabriel Blvd

Pasadena, CA 91107 (626) 792-6166

Weizmann Day School

1434 N. Altadena Dr. Pasadena, Ca. 91107


Lisa Feldman: Head of School

Wilson Middle School

300 S. Madre St. Pasadena, Ca. 91107

(626)449-7390 Principal: Ruth Esseln

E-mail address:

Pasadena Unified School District

351 S. Hudson Ave., Pasadena, Ca. 91109

(626)396-3600 Website:

Arcadia Unified School District

234 Campus Dr., Arcadia, Ca. 91007

(626)821-8300 Website:

Monrovia Unified School District

325 E. Huntington Dr., Monrovia, Ca. 91016



Duarte Unified School District

1620 Huntington Dr., Duarte, Ca. 91010



Arcadia Christian School

1900 S. Santa Anita Avenue Arcadia, CA 91006

Preschool - and TK - 8th Grade



Principal: Cindy Harmon



Classes are Free and will be taught in Spanish as well. In addtion, Parents will re-ceive a Certificate 
of Completion upon completion of the 12 hour course of in-struction.

Learn the basics of:

• Computers and Chromebooks

• Internet Access and Gmail

• WebEx Meetings

• Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety

• PUSD’s Parent Portal

• Google Documents and Sheets

• Google Drive

• Canvas observer accounts to monitor students’ assignments

Classes will be offered on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 6:00-8:00pm or Saturdays 9:00am-
1:00pm. Parents will have the option to choose their group and dates. The course will last 3 

For upcoming dates and to choose your class preference, please click here:
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If you have questions, please contact Elizabeth Palomares, 
(626)396-3600 Ext. 88196 (626)396-3600 Ext. 88191

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