Originally established in 1984 in La Canada Flintridge, the school purchased nine acres of land in the equestrian community of Lake View Terrace and opened its newly built campus in January 2003. Nestled into the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, the new campus is only a twelve-minute drive on the 210 freeway from its former home.
The new campus houses spacious air-conditioned classrooms, art and music rooms and administrative offices. The research library, available to the entire student body, is wired with computers dedicated to on-line research. The main reading libraries are located within each classroom and consist of a total of over 2,000 titles in addition to grade-specific research materials.
Computers are in use throughout the school and are available in every classroom, since instruction in computer use is part of the daily schedule. There is also a computer lab used solely by Lower and Elementary School students for the drilling of computerized math facts. The Middle and High Schools have five to ten computers in each classroom that run a variety of the latest versions of the most popular business applications (word processing, spreadsheets and databases). Students also use their classroom computers for on-line research, as well as for their CD-ROM capabilities. An additional, state-of-the-art computer lab is being created to give students access to digital imaging, video editing, web design and more.
The large science lab provides students with a very hands-on