Boarding at Southwestern

Southwestern Academy’s campus dormitories offer a safe and fully supportive environment, supervised by resident counselors. These dorm parents live in adjacent apartments, and are responsible for the well-being of each student. Parents and students are given a list of dorm needs before the beginning of a school term.


Both Southwestern Academy campuses offer:

• Separate girls’ and boys’ dormitories with twin beds, desks, chairs, dressers or shelves, and closet areas
• Television lounge and VCR or DVD player
• T-1 Internet connectivity and e-mail account
• Laundry facilities

Food Service

SWA kitchens offer students a delicious, healthy diet. The menus are professionally planned with variety and nutritional balance in mind, and change on a regular cycle. Teachers and staff members eat family-style with the students. Our dining program includes:
• Buffet-style, hot cooked breakfasts
• Family-style lunches and dinners
• Daily salad and soup bars
• Accommodation for special diets (such as vegetarian and vegan)
• Student snack bars open in the afternoons and evenings
• Monthly International Dinners featuring the student-planned and prepared cuisine

Things To Do Near the San Marino Campus

• Shop in Old Town Pasadena
• Wander through the famous Huntington Library and Gardens
• See a movie
• Take a tour of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory
• Drink tea at the Bamboo Tea House
• Go to a concert or sporting event
• Ski and swim at local mountains and beaches

Southwestern Academy, 2800 Monterey Road, San Marino, (626) 799-5010 or visit
















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