About Flintridge Prep
Flintridge Preparatory School was founded in 1933 as Flintridge School for Boys. In 1979, the school transitioned to coeducation, assuming its present configuration as a coed, non-sectarian day school with a middle school (7th and 8th grades) of 100 students and a high school of 400 students.
Today’s campus features state-of-the-art labs, classrooms, and performing arts spaces, with a two-story library, inviting patios, fields, gym and pool, yet keeps that sense of timelessness, intimacy and peaceful greenery that are hallmarks of our early years.
We’re often described as a community that takes the form of a school. We provide a warm, nurturing learning environment with small class sizes and plenty of attention (the student-teacher ratio is 8:1 and the average class size is 15 students). Our students are excited to learn and grow, and whether they’re interested in arts, athletics or both, our program balances rigor with fun while encouraging students to discover their own bold path to a balanced and responsible life.
About Our Prep Community
Our faculty is top-notch, talented and dedicated, and includes teachers with terminal degrees, teaching artists, and teaching coaches and deans. Faculty satisfaction is high; tenure is long; we offer generous compensation packages for faculty and our faculty take advantage of creative and fascinating professional development opportunities.
We look for the best students, who are intellectually curious, engaged, energetic, entrepreneurial, thoughtful and kind. We give them knowledge and critical skills, nurture their creativity, and guide their development as human beings, offering a variety of co-curricular activities to complement our academics.
We involve parents and alumni on and off campus and encourage and appreciate their association with the school long after graduation. Our administration and trustees guide day-to-day and long term policy, balancing innovation and sustainability.
A place of tradition and ingenuity, Prep continues to honor the past while graduating students who will take us far into the future.