Thank you for your interest in The Gooden School!
It is our pleasure to assist you through the application process.
After submitting the application, you will be able to track your admissions status at the school by logging in to your account. In addition, you will be able to print the completed application, monitor when the school receives any applicable supplemental forms and, if necessary, reprint the forms.
If you have any questions about the application or process, please contact the admissions office by EMAIL or by phone 626-355-2410 x23.
Submit an online application and $100 application fee by January 19, 2024. Applications will be accepted after this deadline on a space-available basis. We do have space in select grades for the 2023-2024 school year, so please reach out. Please note, we do not issue the Form I-20 or offer ESL instruction. Kindergarten applicants must be five years of age by September 1 of the year they will enter kindergarten.
After submitting the online application, the admissions office will contact you to schedule a parent interview. These parent interviews can be held in person or on Zoom.
Kindergarten through eighth-grade applicants must submit an online teacher recommendation form and transcripts (first through eighth-grades) by February 22, 2024.
After submitting the online application, the admissions office will contact you to schedule a playdate (for kindergarten admissions) or a visit day (for first through eighth grades).
The Gooden Admissions Committee reviews all applications. Admission notifications (all grades) are released on March 8, 2024 in conjunction with all Pasadena Area Independent Schools.
The Gooden School admits students of any faith background, race, color, national and ethnic origin, gender identity, and sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at our school. The Gooden School does not discriminate on the basis of faith background, race, color, national and ethnic origin, gender identity, and sexual orientation in administration of our educational policies, admissions policies, financial assistance policies, employment, and athletic and other school-administered programs.