Pasadena Unified School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 32 public schools serving 18,062 students in Pasadena Unified School District. Pasadena Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Pasadena Unified School District are Field (eugene) Elementary School, Sierra Madre Elementary School and Hamilton Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Pasadena Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the California public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 50% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NamePasadena Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.pusd.us
School District Phone Number(626) 396-3600
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools32 Schools10,340 Schools
# of Students18,062 Students6,196,703 Students
# of Teachers756 Teachers264,729 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1

District Comparison

Pasadena Unified School District, which is ranked #518 of all 1,013 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#461 out of 989 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pasadena Unified  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pasadena Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pasadena Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pasadena Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.610.64
# of American Indian Students51 Students32,926 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students1,247 Students719,396 Students
% Asian Students
7%
12%
# of Hispanic Students10,554 Students3,365,353 Students
% Hispanic Students
58%
54%
# of Black Students2,247 Students337,524 Students
% Black Students
13%
5%
# of White Students3,251 Students1,437,151 Students
% White Students
18%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students44 Students28,774 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students668 Students272,907 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 18
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,595530,203
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,452456,747
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,462454,171
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,373445,898
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,483465,107
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,422470,483
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,380484,469
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,378474,250
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,281471,776
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,232493,492
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,219481,781
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,319473,656
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,466486,497
# of Ungraded Students: - 8,155

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $15,869 is higher than the state median of $15,053. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,725 is higher than the state median of $14,597. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$287 MM$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pasadena Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$284 MM$27 MM
This chart display total spending of Pasadena Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,869$15,053
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pasadena Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,725$14,597
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pasadena Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Pasadena Unified School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Field (eugene) Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3600 Sierra Madre Blvd.
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626) 396-5860

    Grades: K-5 | 477 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Sierra Madre Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    141 W. Highland Ave.
    Sierra Madre, CA 91024
    (626) 396-5890

    Grades: K-5 | 673 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Hamilton Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2089 Rose Villa St.
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626) 396-5730

    Grades: K-5 | 592 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Sierra Madre Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    160 N. Canon Ave.
    Sierra Madre, CA 91024
    (626) 396-5910

    Grades: 6-8 | 524 students
  • Rank: #55.
    San Rafael Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1090 Nithsdale Rd.
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (626) 396-5790

    Grades: K-5 | 449 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Don Benito Fundamental Math: 47% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3700 Denair St.
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626) 396-5870

    Grades: K-5 | 595 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Daniel Webster Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2101 E. Washington Blvd.
    Pasadena, CA 91104
    (626) 396-5740

    Grades: K-5 | 395 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Aveson School Of Leaders Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1919 E. Pinecrest Dr.
    Altadena, CA 91001
    (626) 797-1438

    Grades: K-5 | 424 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Longfellow (henry W.) Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1065 E. Washington Blvd.
    Pasadena, CA 91104
    (626) 396-5720

    Grades: K-5 | 488 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Marshall Fundamental Math: 37% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    990 N. Allen Ave.
    Pasadena, CA 91104
    (626) 396-5810

    Grades: 6-12 | 1,992 student
  • Rank: #1111.
    Norma Coombs Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2600 Paloma St.
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626) 396-5660

    Grades: K-5 | 413 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Willard Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 37% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    301 S. Madre St.
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626) 396-5690

    Grades: K-5 | 640 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Pasadena Rosebud Academy Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3544 N. Canon Blvd.
    Altadena, CA 91001
    (626) 797-7704

    Grades: K-8 | 174 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Aveson Global Leadership Academy Charter School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    575 W. Altadena Dr.
    Altadena, CA 91001
    (626) 797-1438

    Grades: 6-12 | 451 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Blair High School Magnet School
    Math: 30% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1201 S. Marengo Ave.
    Pasadena, CA 91106
    (626) 396-5820

    Grades: 6-12 | 1,099 student
  • Rank: #1616.
    Washington Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1520 N. Raymond Ave.
    Pasadena, CA 91103
    (626) 396-5840

    Grades: K-5 | 509 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Pasadena High School Math: 26% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2925 E. Sierra Madre Blvd.
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626) 396-5880

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,807 student
  • Rank: #1818.
    Mckinley Math: 31% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    325 S. Oak Knoll Ave.
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    (626) 396-5630

    Grades: K-8 | 1,092 student
  • Rank: #1919.
    Jackson Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    593 W. Woodbury Rd.
    Altadena, CA 91001
    (626) 396-5700

    Grades: K-5 | 588 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Woodrow Wilson Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 S. Madre St.
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626) 396-5800

    Grades: 6-8 | 492 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Franklin Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    527 W. Ventura St.
    Altadena, CA 91001
    (626) 396-5640

    Grades: K-5 | 198 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    John Muir High School Math: 13% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1905 N. Lincoln Ave.
    Pasadena, CA 91103
    (626) 396-5600

    Grades: 9-12 | 892 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Jefferson Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1500 E. Villa St.
    Pasadena, CA 91106
    (626) 396-5710

    Grades: K-5 | 382 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Cleveland Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    524 Palisade St.
    Pasadena, CA 91103
    (626) 396-5670

    Grades: K-5 | 146 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Altadena Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    743 E. Calaveras St.
    Altadena, CA 91001
    (626) 396-5650

    Grades: K-5 | 247 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Roosevelt Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    315 N. Pasadena Ave.
    Pasadena, CA 91103
    (626) 396-5770

    Grades: K-5 | 298 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Madison Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    515 Ashtabula St.
    Pasadena, CA 91104
    (626) 396-5780

    Grades: K-5 | 449 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Charles W. Eliot Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2184 N. Lake Ave.
    Altadena, CA 91001
    (626) 396-5680

    Grades: 6-8 | 510 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Cis Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2925 E. Siera Madre Blvd.
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626) 396-5883

    Grades: 6-12 | 176 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Washington Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 12% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1505 N. Marengo Ave.
    Pasadena, CA 91103
    (626) 396-5830

    Grades: 6-8 | 490 students
  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Learning Works Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    90 N. Daisy Ave.
    Pasadena, CA 91107
    (626) 564-2871

    Grades: 7-12 | 234 students
  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Rose City High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    351 S. Hudson Ave.
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    (626) 396-5620

    Grades: 9-12 | 166 students
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