Discover Mayfield at Open House on Sunday, Dec. 3
Open House is your opportunity to meet our faculty and coaches, visit with student leaders and athletes, take a student-guided campus tour, and enjoy shows and exhibits presented by our student dancers, musicians, actors and artists!
Sunday, December 3, 2017 • 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
12:00 PM to 2:30 PM
» Campus Tours and Classroom Visits
» Welcome from Kate Morin, Head of School
» Student Panel
» Conservatory for the Arts Performances
Founded in 1931 by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, Mayfield Senior School is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for young women grades 9–12.
- Each incoming class of aproximately 80 freshman students is drawn from more than 30 elementary and middle schools throughout the San Gabriel Valley and beyond.
- Tuition for the 2017-18 school year is $26,500. Both need- and merit-based financial aid is available.
- Mayfield Senior School admits students of any race, color, religion, and national or ethnic origin.
Mayfield Senior School’s rigorous academic program engages students and fosters a passion for learning that transcends the classroom. Mayfield graduates are independent thinkers with strong writing, verbal, and analytical skills.
- Number of AP/Honors courses: 26
- 100% college acceptance
|Honors Courses||AP Courses|
|Algebra 2/Trigonometry||Art History|
|English 2||Calculus BC|
|Spanish 2||European History|
|Spanish 3||French Language|
| • Drawing & Painting|
| • 2D Design|
| • 3D Design|
Mayfield Senior School fields 23 competitive teams in 12 sports:
- Cross Country
- Swimming & Diving
- Track & Field
- Water Polo
Students compete in equestrian competitions off-campus under the Mayfield banner.
Mayfield Senior School is a member of the Prep League, a division of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), and is also affiliated with the Interscholastic Equestrian League and the Saddleseat and Western School League. Learn more about our athletics program.
Mayfield's leafy, eight-acre campus is located in a quiet, residential neighborhood of Pasadena. Its central building, Strub Hall, is an early 20th-century home that has been transformed into a unique learning environment in which students enjoy modern classrooms, computer labs, visual arts studios, and community gathering spaces.
Additional campus facilities added since the school acquired the original building in 1950 include a 5,000 square foot Library & Technology Center, additional classrooms, a Student Commons and kitchen, multimedia meeting rooms, science center, 200-seat auditorium and liturgical center, gymnasium, fitness center, dance studios, and music center. Visit the Our Campus
page for more information and photos.
|Conservatory for the Arts|
Mayfield Senior School’s Conservatory for the Arts is a unique, rigorous Fine Arts program that allows each student to develop her skills and passion for the arts. The Conservatory is part of the school curriculum — all programs are UC accredited — and students receive a formal grade and credit. The nine Conservatory disciplines are:
- Creative Writing
- Film & Media
- Instrumental Music
- Technical Theatre
- Visual Arts
- Vocal Music
In the Conservatory program, each student is encouraged to develop her own unique creativity while pursuing AP portfolios, performance opportunities and exhibitions. Arts events during the year include the fall and spring Theatre productions, Carol Night, the spring Dance Concert, the spring Music Concert, the fall and spring Art Exhibits and the annual Creative Writing Reading.
Mayfield Senior School takes great pride in its outstanding faculty — a highly qualified team of passionate educators who teach with dedication, humor and understanding. The 45-member faculty holds a total of 42 advanced degrees, including 1 J.D. and 9 Ph.D.s.
- Faculty with more than 10 years' teaching experience: 90%
Mayfield Senior School's motto is "Actions Not Words."
This motto is the credo by which all global ministries of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus operate in order to fulfill its mission of "helping others believe that God lives and acts in them and in our world."
|Spirituality & Service|
Together, the Theology curriculum and Campus Ministry program enrich the inner life of each student. Students are offered a variety of opportunities to worship, learn and serve. Service to others is an integral part of a Mayfield Senior School education, and students are encouraged to develop a lifelong commitment to helping others.
Students help coordinate regular school-wide service projects, which benefit local food banks and shelters, as well as international aid organizations. Mayfield Senior School students also become volunteer leaders in schools, hospitals and other community outreach projects, including:
Alhambra Convalescent Home
Arroyo Seco Project
Big Brothers and Big Sisters
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Door of Hope
Eaton Canyon Nature Center
Foothill Utility Center Foodbank
Good Shepherd Shelter
Habitat for Humanity
Hillsides Home for Children
Los Angeles County Arboretum
San Rafael Elementary School
Southern California Presbyterian Homes
|Student Organizations & Activities|
Student leadership is fostered through formal school organizations including Student Council, Campus Ministry, Student Advising Council, Student Athletic Leadership Council and Honor Council, as well as many student interest clubs, activities, and service projects.
Clubs formed for the 2015-16 school year include these activities and interest groups:
5 Days a Month Club
Asian American Culture Club
Computer Coding Club
Friends Against Drugs and Alcohol
Heifer International Club
Humane Society Club
Hiking and Wilderness Club
Hugs for Huntington
Italian Heritage Club
Junior Classical League
Los Angeles Animal Shelter Reform Project
The Oxford Comma Club
Theater for our Lady
The Thirst Project
Important Admissions Dates
Assistant Director of Admissions and Summer@Mayfield Coordinator
(626) 799-9121 ext. 298