Altadena Elementary School

  • Altadena Elementary School serves 285 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Altadena Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Altadena Elementary School operates within the Pasadena Unified School District.

School Overview

  • Altadena Elementary School's student population of 285 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 40% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students285 students
Gender %Altadena Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Students by GradeAltadena Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Altadena Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Altadena Elementary School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio32:124:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Hispanic
64%
54%
Black
27%
6%
White
5%
24%
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsAltadena Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.520.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Altadena Elementary School is Pasadena Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Pasadena Unified School District's student population of 18,377 students has decreased by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,961 is higher than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,532 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    School District NamePasadena Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    33
    4
    Number of Students Managed18,3771,585
    Pasadena Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    30%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    41%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$234 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$245 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,961$11,049
    District Spending / Student$12,532$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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