The fundamental purpose of Westridge School is to develop in girls their intellectual and creative powers and their unique qualities as individuals.
Founded in 1913, Westridge School is a 100-year old independent day school for collegebound girls, grades 4 through 12, located in Pasadena, California. As a school for girls, Westridge develops in students their confidence and intellectual potential in a learning environment where leadership, academic excellence, athletic strength, and artistic expression are role modeled by girls, for girls.
Since its inception in 1913, the school has based its programs on girls developmental stages of learning, balancing intellectual, emotional, physical, and spiritual growth. From Lower and Middle through Upper School, Westridge girls are taught to think critically and independently, work collaboratively, and trust their own judgment.