Stories of Clairbourn

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  • Shelley Coolidge

    High Academic Standards
    Clairbourn is a school with both a high academic standard as well as a supportive and nurturing environment. That is a very hard combination to find in today’s hyper-competitive world. Equally important, Clairbourn emphasizes character, respect for one another, and responsibility for one’s community, as well as giving back—qualities the leaders of tomorrow most need. My children have thrived in this kind of school environment.
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  • Monica Lim

    A Brain and a Heart
    Clairbourn is academically competitive,​ and it focuses on social skills and citizenship creating a well-rounded educational environment. It not only gives our children a brain but also a heart which is important to us.
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  • Lucy Ketsoyan Balikian

    Wonderful School for Our Son
    Ethics, tradition, values, spirituality, education, friendly staff, great educators, and lifelong friendships are the Clairbourn experience! Hands on interaction and the variety of subjects taught have helped our son's interest in all topics.
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  • Laura Yeghnazar

    Great Reputation
    Clairbourn has a great reputation. It prepares our children academically very well—as evidenced by placing graduating students in the top high schools every year. Clairbourn is a tight knit community where parents are very involved in the Parent Association and close friendships are formed.
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  • Kerry Reiling

    Bringing Out Each Child's Potential
    I chose Clairbourn because I am an alumna​. I had a very positive experience and I wanted my children to be able to have the same educational experience. I love the beautiful campus and it’s warm and safe environment. I felt Clairbourn fit our family well​, and we share the same educational philosophies and ethical values.
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  • Carmen Ductoc

    Top-Quality Education
    I love everything about Clairbourn. As the saying goes, “It takes a village to raise a child.” I feel I’m getting that at Clairbourn. The parents are very involved and care greatly about the school. I believe every teacher knows every child by name.
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  • Janice Kay Wong

    Personal Attention and Small Class Size
    We chose Clairbourn because of the small class size where each student is engaged in learning and participates in all activities, from academic work to music, to sports. Everyone has an opportunity.
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  • Carina Walker

    Fostering a Love of Learning
    To start, Clairbourn is such a warm, nurturing environment. For preschool, we were looking for a developmental program, and Clairbourn’s environment, teachers, and philosophy all make a place where the kids just love coming to school. And, with the older grades, the kids at Clairbourn are so well-rounded, balanced—just great kids.
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  • Dr. Zori Buser

    Solid Foundation - Both Academic and Social
    Having an academic background ourselves, we want an environment for our daughter that will challenge her to be intellectually independent and to seize the opportunities she will encounter—and that is what Clairbourn stands for.
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  • Jennifer Bartlett

    Credit to Clairbourn for High School Success
    As the parent of a Clairbourn alum who is now a tenth-grader at St. Francis, my son and the boys who went with him to St. Francis are very happy. The majority of them were honors students in all four quarters of their freshman year and, best of all, they are still friends with each other while bringing new friends into the herd.
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  • Amy Corley

    Prepared for High School
    Clairbourn was one of the few schools that offered a program that extended from junior pre-kindergarten to eighth grade. We selected and stayed with Clairbourn for its caring, nurturing environment that provided academics, art, music, athletics and opportunities for travel and community service.
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  • Gisselle Espinoza

    Opportunities to Reach Full Potential
    Clairbourn School offers a nurturing environment conducive to learning where every child has the opportunity to reach his or her fullest potential. The opportunities for our children to develop their leadership skills have been countless. The emphasis on academics, creativity, values and respect are just a few traits that characterize Clairbourn.
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  • Lucy Huang Chang

    Forming Habits of Success
    In our present era, the academic levels of schools have elevated to a sophisticated level, and undoubtedly, there are much higher pressures for our children to succeed academically. The problem though, is that while schools hone in on academics as a priority for their education program, teachings of ethical and social values are declining.
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8400 Huntington Drive | San Gabriel, CA 91775 626.286.3108 |
Private School Education for Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary School & Middle School. Serving Families in the Pasadena Area and San Gabriel Valley. Clairbourn is a 501(c)3 charitable organization (K-12 Private Schools) and accredited by CAIS and WASC.