Pasadena Unified offers several Signature Programs. These special programs focus on developing students' unique interests and talents and are available at all K-12 levels.
ARTS MAGNETS > LEARN MORE
Create and learn through all five art forms: music, dance, visual arts, theatre, and media arts.
International Baccalaureate > LEARN MORE
Create a better and more peaceful world through a school-wide focus on intercultural understanding and strong personal values.
Dual Language Immersion > LEARN MORE
Become bilingual, biliterate and bicultural. Dual Language Immersion Programs (DLIP) enable students to master academic subjects in both English and a target language (Spanish, Mandarin, Armenian or French).
(AVID) Advancement Via Individual Determination COLLEGE READINESS GRADES K-8
An in-school academic support program, AVID prepares students for college as they learn success skills, tour college campuses, and work alongside college tutors.
Summit Learning Platform GRADES 6-8
Set the pace through engaging classroom instruction complemented by online personalized learning.
HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS
EARLY COLLEGE > LEARN MORE
Earn up to two years of college credits for free during high school through Pasadena City College.
COLLEGE & CAREER ACADEMIES > LEARN MORE
Our students have a choice of a variety of vibrant Career Academies within the four high schools. Each Academy features faculty, business and community involvement in creating a vital and stimulating learning environment that prepares students for college and career and are aligned with college entrance requirements, industry needs, and career projections.