Mayfield by the numbers

List of 10 items.

  • 7:1

    Faculty-Student Ratio
    Individualized attention deepens learning and each class becomes an engaging workshop.
  • 100%

    College Acceptance
    Two top-notch counselors guide students and families to discover universities where our graduates will flourish.
  • 12

    Sports teams
    Athletes model dedication, discipline, camaraderie on highly competitive teams.
  • 16

    Average Class Size
    Students engage in small, confidence-building classes.
  • 30

    AP/Honors Courses
    We challenge girls to learn and study like college students.
  • 330

    student enrollment
    Inside Mayfield's right-sized, welcoming community girls know each other and form lasting friendships.

  • 68%

    Student Diversity
    An excellent education must also feature a diverse student body.
  • 60+

    Student-Run Clubs
    Clubs deliver beyond-the-classroom lessons in leadership and service.
  • 9

    Conservatory for the Arts programs
    Working artists help students discover their creative voices.
  • 15

    Letters in our School Motto: “Actions Not Words”
    We are dedicated to serving others and learning by doing.

A Mayfield graduate is a woman of:

List of 7 items.

  • Faith

    ... who is grounded in God’s love.
  • Reverence

    ...who celebrates the uniqueness and dignity of each person, and of creation.
  • Justice

    ... who participates compassionately and responsibly in her local and global communities.
  • Intellect

    ... who shares her gifts to create solutions.
  • Integrity

    ... who leads with confidence. 
  • Balance

    ... who cultivates spiritual, intellectual, emotional, artistic, and physical well-being.
  • Joy

    ...who embraces life in its entirety.

WASC Accreditation Assessment Report, April 2017

The Mission of Mayfield Senior School is clearly stated but goes far beyond a document. It is the central driving force for all stakeholders, programs, and operations in this community. Repeatedly referenced by parents, alumnae, students, staff and the Board, it is observed in the collaborative joyful spirit among students, and it guides the planning and decision-making of the school.
Established in 1931, Mayfield Senior School in Pasadena, CA is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for young women grades 9-12. Noted for its rigorous academic program, which includes 28 Advanced Placement and Honors courses, Mayfield’s curriculum is underscored by a philosophy of educating the “whole child,” which also encourages commitment to and excellence in the arts, athletics, community service and spiritual growth. The nurturing environment at Mayfield Senior School allows each student to flourish in an atmosphere of personal attention.