Welcome to PUSD

The schools of PUSD offer a wide variety of educational options designed to prepare today's students to be critical thinkers, creative problem-solvers, and strong communicators - the leaders of tomorrow.

PUSD graduates are earning admission to competitive colleges across the country.

Vibrant academics, exceptional teachers, and supportive school communities that nurture the whole child are the hallmarks of PUSD. Academic programs include:

  • Dual Language Immersion programs in Spanish, Mandarin, and French
  • Art and music education programs that connect with Pasadena’s renowned arts and culture
  • International Baccalaureate, offered in elementary, middle, and high schools
  • Art, STEAM, Dual Language Immersion, and Early College magnet schools
  • College & Career Academies that prepare students for post-secondary success
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education (TK-5)
  • Secondary Education (6-12th grade)
  • Math Academy for accelerated middle school students
Partnerships with civic organizations, business and higher education create unparalleled opportunities to enhance the student's learning experience.

Tour Our Schools
To learn more, we invite you to visit our schools. Contact us about our School Tour Schedule
Enrollment & Admissions
Every child living within the boundaries of the Pasadena Unified School District is guaranteed placement in his/her school of residence.
About Pasadena Unified School District

The Pasadena area is known for its creative and innovative economy as well as the quality of its educational institutions. As a school district, our mission is to ensure that when students graduate from our schools, they are prepared not only for college and careers, but for life in an ever changing world.

PUSD is continuously working to enhance practices so our graduates are able to succeed and lead locally and globally. We have implemented a curriculum aligned to the California State Standards infused with 21st Century skills (Communication, Critical Thinking, Creativity, and Collaboration) to prepare our students for a rapidly evolving society.