Southwestern Academy

San Marino, California, USA

High School in USA California
  • Founded in


  • % of international students


  • Average Class Size


  • Student/Teacher Ratio


  • ESL Offered


  • AP Courses


  • San Marino, California.
  • Nearest International Airport: BUR

Why students ♥ Southwestern Academy

The Southwestern Academy assures that students receive a complete academic environment to become the citizens of tomorrow through individualized, structured, and supportive learning. This way of studying is made possible thanks to small-sized classes so students can discover and develop their own full potential. The life balance is essential to Southwestern Academy, which is why they offer a vast variety of courses and activities. At this great high school in USA California, the student body is rich, representing the beautiful ethnic diversity of the US, as well as students from all over the world.



AP Courses
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • European History
  • US Government & Politics
  • Physics B
  • Chemistry
  • Physics C
  • US History

ESL/Support Programs

  • ESL: Beginning
  • ESL: Intermediate
  • ESL: Advanced

Foreign Languages

  • American Sign Language
  • Spanish
  • -



Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Volleyball, Aerobics, Badminton, Bowling, Camping, Cross-Country Running, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Outdoor Education, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track and Field, Weight Lifting


Clubs & Organizations


Astronomy Club, Chess Club, Community Service, Dorm Proctors, Environmental Club, Future Bus. Leaders of Am., Horseback Riding, International Clubs, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Newspaper, Peer Tutoring, Photography, Snowboarding, Student Activities, Student Government, Student Publications, Theater, Weightlifting, Yearbook, Dance Club, Golf Club, Creative Club


College Acceptance


Art Center College of Design, Cal State Los Angeles, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Citrus College, New York University, Occidental College, Pasadena City College, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara, UC Santa Cruz, UCLA, University of La Verne, University of Southern California, University of Washington.

Housing and Dorms

The school offers on-campus housing in a welcoming environment. Teachers and their families also live on campus providing 24h care for the students.

Being a boarder at Southwestern Academy makes students come as citizens of their country, and leave as citizens of the world. Across 6 dorms, they live in an international, supportive environment, combining both students and faculty members. They have meals “family style”, where everyone eats together and they have access to many facilities, as well as sports fields. Southwestern Academy creates a home for each and every student.

Host family

All host families are located within less than 1 hour from school campus.