The Learning Castle and La Cañada Preparatory recently began their 27th year with the official start of school. Children were excited to begin a new grade level and reunite with friends. All faculty, parents and students were looking forward to a great first day. The Learning Castle and La Cañada Preparatory are WASC-accredited private schools providing advanced academic study for 4-year-olds through 8th-graders. Teachers specialize and individualize instruction based on learning styles and competencies using an extensive library of both published and proprietary curriculum. Rich performing arts, enrichment and athletic programs combine with outstanding academic programs to create a broad and balanced educational experience. The schools are located in La Cañada Flintridge. Visit thelearningcastle.com for more information.